Welcome to Portland High School

Portland High School, home of the Bulldogs, is the most diverse school in the state of Maine. The 1,000 students at PHS come from 41 countries and speak 26 languages. Founded in 1821, Portland High is the second oldest operating public high school in the United States. Located in downtown Portland, Maine, PHS takes advantage of the beautiful city. PHS teachers partner with many community organizations and the Bulldogs compete at some of the finest athletic facilities in the state. Portland High has a long standing tradition of excellence in the classroom; our students attend the best colleges and universities in the country. In addition, the school offers numerous programs and support systems to ensure that students have every opportunity to succeed.

The Portland High School community is incredibly special. Staff and students at PHS describe the school as unique, safe, exciting, energizing, welcoming, and inclusive. Students and staff consider themselves to be part of the Portland family. There is a shared sense of purpose at PHS, as the school community is dedicated to promoting understanding, tolerance, and inclusiveness in its dedication to academic achievement.

P.H.S. Bulldog Edition Fall 2014

Please see the student newspaper (attached)

School Action Plan

Please see attached.

P.H.S. Happenings

Please enjoy the October 2014 edition of the P.H.S. Happenings!

Open the link:

PHS Happenings October 2014 





Informational Letter from the Nurse

Please see the attachment.  Thank you.

SAT Presentation

SAT Self-Preparaton presentation/workshop is being held on January 22nd from 6:30pm to 8:00pm in room 304.  Please join us for this informative presentation.

Reminder Early Release Wednesdays Begin September 24th

Beginning Wednesday, September 24th, students are dismissed at 1:10 every Wednesday through May, 2015.  Classes begin at 8am.

Parent Portal

Keep updated on your child's progress, assignments, attendance and more.  Request your Infinite Campus Activation Key today.   Please see attached.

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