Mission, Vision and Values
El Portal Middle School’s student population is approximately 650 6th through 8th grade students serving a predominantly rural/agricultural community. El Portal began as a 5th through 8th grade school in 1970.
Students from four K-5 district elementary schools – Collegeville, Dent, Farmington and Van Allen – feed into our school.
WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE
WE ARE PANTHERS!
Through our collective commitments, we will embody a culture of continuous improvement as we prepare all students for success in high school.
Collaboration - We work together to ensure all students learn at high levels.
Celebration - We recognize achievement on our campus for both students and staff consistently.
Guaranteed curriculum - We teach the guaranteed curriculum to all students.
Formative assessments - We utilize frequent formative assessments to monitor student growth toward learning targets and to direct instruction and student support.
Relationship - We establish connections in an effort to further success.
Positive learning culture - We ensure all students learn in a safe environment
Responsibility - We take collective responsibility.
Accountability - We hold one another accountable.