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Attention :

Priority-Based Budget Reduction Public Meetings | 03.16.23 & 03.23.23

Northfield Public Schools is hosting two public meetings regarding the proposed 2023-24 budget reductions. These meetings will occur at Northfield Middle School from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, March 16 and March 23. You will have an opportunity to share your suggestions and concerns with school board members and administrators. Please join us.

young girl using tablet to learn remotely

Elementary Portage

Convenient online education to meet your family’s schedule

Elementary students benefit from synchronous (live) scheduled classroom meetings via Zoom where they can learn from and interact with their teachers and classmates. Synchronous means that students and teachers are interacting in real time.

Sample Daily Schedule


Elementary Portage online learning provides a perfect blend of independent self-paced learning and opportunities to interact with teachers and classmates who know your elementary student. Families also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Flexibility in school day scheduling with both online and offline activities for students and families
  • If desired, the ability to attend in-person choir, orchestra and band classes in their neighborhood school
  • Student support offered in 1:1 and small group synchronous settings
  • Students are in classes with peers from across the district
  • Access to unique learning experiences, like coding, community service opportunities and other elective opportunities
  • Flexibility in special education, English Learner education, reading intervention and other supplemental service scheduling
  • Students are provided an iPad

In-Person & Socialization Opportunities

  • Monthly gatherings allow students and families to get to know each other in a fun and engaging environment (optional)
  • Field trips allow students to enrich the curriculum and expand their awareness of the community (optional)

Enroll in the 2022–2023 School Year

Curriculum & Assessment

Students will have access to Northfield Public School curriculum and district-wide assessment measures. The MCA test must be taken in person based on state guidelines.

Elementary Portage Introduction and Expectations Slides

2022–2023 Portage Elementary Supply List