Summa Academy Daily Schedule | Portland Independent School

A student’s (A)Typical day at Summa Academy

Summa Academy Daily Schedule
Drop off 8:30 - 8:50amStudents need to be in class by 8:50am so we can begin our day together.
Physical Activity9:00 - 9:30amPhysical curriculum (dance, martial arts, sports, etc.)
Interpersonal Activity9:30 - 10:00amInterpersonal curriculum - mindfulness, personal awareness, and social development.
Academic Block I10:00 - 11:50am Subject-based learning (math, science, social studies, language arts, etc.)
Lunch/Recess11:50 - 12:50pm Students are broken into two groups and alternate lunch and recess. Generally the younger students eat first and the older student follow.
Academic Block II12:50 - 2:15pmSubject-based learning (math, science, social studies, language arts, etc.)
PBL**2:15 - 3:00pmProject-based learning - students work in multi-age groups on projects guided by a driving question.
Closing3:00 - 3:15pmWrap-up from the day’s activities.
Pick-up3:15 - 3:45pm3:15-3:30 pick-up students from classrooms. 3:30-3:45 pick-up students by car in que.
Optional Afterschool Care3:45 - 6:00pmAftercare is provided for an extra fee by a trained educator with clubs and special interest groups meeting on various days. Aftercare starts at 2:15pm on Wednesdays.

**We have PBL 4 days a week, there is early release on Wednesdays, school gets out at 2:15pm. Educators have planning meetings for PBL. Aftercare starts at 2:15pm, there is no increase in cost.

Here is our 2016-17 academic calendar:2016-17_calendar_version_6.pdf

Extended Day:

Our academic day runs from 9am-3:15pm with drop off from 8:30-8:50am and pick up from 3:15-3:45pm. Except for Weds. when we have early release and students get out at 2:15pm.
Summa Academy offers after-school care from 3:45-6pm for an additional fee of $15/day. On Weds. aftercare runs from 2:15-6pm for the same fee.

We also offer childcare on parent education nights and in-service days. Additional fees apply, inquire for more information 503-287-1785.