Welcome to Portola Valley School District

Nestled in the foothills behind Stanford University, the Portola Valley School District is home to just under 630 TK - 8th grade students. We are proud of our two award-winning schools: Ormondale (TK - 3rd) and Corte Madera (4th - 8th). Our website pages are a vital communications link designed to help you learn about our schools and educational services. Be sure to let us know if we can include additional information of interest or if we can make the site easier to navigate.

Mission Statement

The Portola Valley School District provides an excellent education for all students. Capitalizing upon our unique partnership among teachers, support staff, parents, and community, we create powerful learning opportunities that challenge all students to: meet the District's standards of excellence, become ethical leaders in school and community, and make positive contributions to a diverse and changing world.

Superintendent's Corner
I am pleased to announce that the search for Ormondale's next principal is complete. Lynette Hovland was appointed the next Principal of Ormondale School at the September 28th School Board Meeting.  Her first official day of work will be October 6th.Sue Sartor and Lynette will work together beginning on the 6th, allowing Lynette plenty of time to explore the school, meet staff, and become familiar with programs before Sue says adieu.

This is the beginning of an exciting new chapter for Ormondale School, and I know you will join me in welcoming Lynette into the Ormondale and PVSD family. [Read More...]

Eric

What's Happening

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Minimizing Summer Slide!
PVSD is helping to prevent students from falling behind in 16-17. ...
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New Staff
Meet our New Teachers and Promoted Staff
Meet our new teachers at PVSD! ...
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