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!

Dates to Remember

Columbia District & H. W. Porter School

Updated 2021-2022 School Calendar

School Operations

At this time, children attending preschool through grade 8 at H. W. Porter School will be attending in person learning 5 days a week. Please click below for our COVID-19 information and protocols.


Porter Press

Horace Porter is such a special place to learn and grow. Please click to view our Porter Press communications from Principal Levenduski.

Porter Pals Preschool Lottery Registration

The Preschool Lottery is closed for the 2022-2023 school year. If you would like to add your child to the waitlist, please call Deborah Dupuis at (860) 228-0585.

Kindergarten Registration

Children who will be 5 years old by December 31, 2022 are eligible for kindergarten registration for the 22/23 school year. Parents are asked to register by completing the online Kindergarten Registration Form Once your registration is complete you will receive a confirmation email with additional information. If you have any questions you can contact Tammy Nye at (860) 228-9493 ext. 161 or tnye@hwporter.org for more information. If your child is currently enrolled in the Pre-K program at HWP school, you do not need to complete kindergarten registration for your child.

Field Day

Field day will take place on Thursday June 16th, 2022
Click here for more information on field day!

Kindergarten Orientation 2022

You're invited to attend our Kindergarten Orientation on May 25, 2022
at 4:00pm at HWP.

Horace W Porter SCHOOL (3).pdf

You're invited to our spring music concerts!

Middle School Band and Choir
Tuesday June 7, 2022
*date was changed to accommodate for sports!

Grade 5 Beginning Band
Wednesday June 1, 2022

HWP Cafeteria

Student performers are asked to arrive at 3:45pm wearing their festival T-shirt and black pants

Shutterfly Storefront

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

School PTO


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Teacher and Para of the Year!

Congratulations to Grade 3 Teacher Ms. Helen Martin, our 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year and to Ms. Shannon Cruz, our 2021-2022 Paraprofessional of the Year!