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School Hours

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

Wed7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Office Hours

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

Virtual Learning January 4th

We are back in session January 4th. The plan is that students will be learning virtually from January 4th through January 15th. Monday, January 18th is a holiday and students will return to on site learning January 19th. This is subject to change so check back often.

Thank you and Happy New Year.

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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."

Remote Learning
Modified In-person Learning
In-person Learning
Arizona Department of Education
Arizona Standards

and Career Ready Standards

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Mesa Public Schools

District Website

20-21 Spelling Bee Champs
Spelling Bee Champs Yaslene Tapia and Leland Wood

Congratulations Yaslene Tapia 1st Place and Leland Wood 2nd Place

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

How is our service?

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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