Horace W. Porter School

  • Horace Porter Old Picture

    Porter School then...

  • Columbia CT 4 website

    ...and Now...

  • Nicole Henry, Teacher of the Year 2018 - Copy
  • October 2017 Lunch

    Caught Doing Good

  • drama pictre

    2015-2016 Panther Players presents Peter Pan Jr.

  • lego club - Copy

    Lego Club

  • Veteran's Day 3

    Veteran's Day Ceremony

  • picture grade 5 students reading 2 (002) - Copy

    Grade 5 Reading to Grade 2

  • artflowers

    Flowers from Art Class!

  • bushnelk

    Kindergarten Fieldtrip to the Bushnell

  • lifeskills

    Life Skills

  • Minimudder

    Mini Mudder

  • induction 10

    National Junior Honor Society Induction 2016

  • sciencegroup

    Middle School Science

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    The NED Show

  • picture grade 5 students reading 1

    Grade 5 Reading to Grade 1

  • Turkey Trot 2017

    Turkey Trot

Our Mission

The Columbia School District is a community of learners providing rigorous programs to ensure that each student can excel as an individual.

School News

Horace W. Porter School is beginning the registration process for students entering Kindergarten for the upcoming 2018/2019 school year.
Parents/guardians of children who will be 5 years old by December 31, 2018 are asked click on this Kindergarten Registration Link to complete your online registration. Read More
Please read more to learn about changes to the 2017-2018 school calendar and a time change for weather related delayed openings. Read More
One Question Parent Feedback Needed


At the end of last year a survey was sent and a question stood out for us to focus on this year. We are approaching mid-year and are interested in your feedback on this topic. Please complete this one question by Monday, February 12th - It will take less than 5 minutes!

Click here for the survey!

Thank you for your participation,

Alyssa Gwinnell, Principal

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