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School Hours

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Wed7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Office Hours

Mon - Fri6:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.


The office is currently closed for summer break and will reopen Monday, July 13. School begins Tuesday, August 4. For your convenience, you may enroll your child online and complete re-enrollment for returning students at any time at or for assistance contact the office beginning July 13.



La oficina se encuentra cerrada por las vacaciones de verano y reabrirá el lunes, 13 de julio. El primer día de clases es el martes, 4 de agosto. Puede inscribir a sus hijos en línea o completar su reinscripción para estudiantes que regresan en cualquier momento en o para asistancia contacte a la oficina a partir del 13 de jul.

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Porter is a School Where Kids Come First! 

Our vision is that academic excellence is expected,
possible and attainable.

kidsThank you for visiting our website.  William S. Porter Elementary School is one of 57 elementary schools in the Mesa Public School System.  I am very proud and honored to be Principal of such an outstanding learning community.   Porter has established itself as an education institution dedicated to providing approximately 500 remarkable students with a superior educational experience for grades Kinder through 6th.

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2019 ASU Biosafety Poster Contest

Girls teamFamilyBoys teamBoys teamMrs. Carlson and students

ASU Biosafety Poster Contest

Congratulations to Torrey Klein, Sophie Mendoza and Ariel Gordon for taking 1st place in their category AND for winning the Grand Prize for all categories!

Congratulations to Ephrim Graves, Xavier Jackson and Tyler Shad for winning 1st place in their category.


District after-school program

"Xplore is an exciting extended-day program for K-6 students. Children love the wide variety of instructional and recreational activities which can include computer learning, chess and other enrichment classes, PE teacher directed athletics, group games, homework assistance, and more."

2020-2021 SCHOOL HOURS (tbd) Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri - 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wed - 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Arizona Department of Education
Arizona Standards

and Career Ready Standards

Enroll Your Child
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District Website

2019 Spelling Bee
Spelling Bee winners Lydia and Andres

Congratulations: Lydia Matthews – Champion and Andres Huerta – 1st Runner Up

Love Our City Project Partnering with St. Luke's Lutheran Church to paint Kindness on our campus

Choose Kindness
Collage of students and staff wearing their Choose Kindness t-shirts.
Coronavirus information

Find the latest information about COVID-19

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Porter is an AVID School

AVID in a nutshell
AVID National Showcase 2016
District AVID Leadership 2016
Porter Featured on Good Evening Arizona