H. W. Porter School

Kara Levenduski, Principal

Karen Caputo, Assistant Principal

Horace W. Porter School

3 Schoolhouse Road, Columbia, CT 06237 

Phone  860-228-9493  ■  Fax 860-228-8592

School Hours:  8:05 am–3:25 pm (Early Dismissal:  12:30 pm)  

Porter Pals PK Delayed Opening Schedule

Storm Closings & Delay Information

We Practice Respect, We Act Responsibly, We Work Together, Safety Matters! 

We Are Proud Panthers!  

HWP Calendar

School Operations

Please click below for our COVID-19 information and protocols. Test kits are available at our school for students and families. 


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Porter Pals Lottery

The Preschool Lottery is accepting registrations for the 2023-2024 School Year.  Please complete the Preschool  Lottery Form to register.  Registration will close on March 30, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.   Please call Deborah Dupuis at (860) 228-0585 if you have any questions.

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Kindergarten Registration 2023/2024 School Year

Horace W. Porter School is beginning the registration process for students entering Kindergarten for the upcoming 2023/2024 school year.   Children who are Columbia residents and will be 5 years old by January 1, 2024 are eligible for registration.  Parents are asked to register by completing the online Kindergarten Registration Form.  Questions? Please contact Tammy Nye at tnye@hwporter.org.  

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Teacher & Para of the Year!

Congratulations to Grade 5 Teacher Mrs. Janna Traber, our 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year, and to Ms. Jennifer Goddard, our 2022-2023 Paraprofessional of the Year!

Games of Gratitude!

Spring Music Department Events & Concert Dates

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H.W. Porter PTO


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Preserve special moments while supporting Porter Students! Our school earns 8% for all orders (photos, cards, gifts, etc.) placed through Porter’s Shutterfly Storefront!

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