About Porter Ridge Elementary

About Porter Ridge Elementary

  • Attendance Policy
  • Bell Times
  • Forms
  • School Calendar
  • School Report Card
  • Site-Based Management Team

About Our School

  • Porter Ridge Elementary serves kindergarten through fifth-grade students and is located in Indian Trail. Our student body and faculty are diverse. Our students are accepting of differences and celebrate them. Our staff does an excellent job of considering the whole child to personalize learning and maximize student strengths. They work together to provide students with hands-on learning experiences that allow them to work in groups to develop 21st-century skills.

Fast Facts

    • Traditional Calendar
    • Start Bell: 7:30 a.m.
    • End Bell: 2 p.m.
    • Mascot: Pirates
    • Colors: Purple and black

Did You Know?

    • In 2019, we created our first dual-language Spanish immersion class.
    • Our students participate in monthly clubs to support creativity and interests beyond the classroom.
    • Our teachers incorporate STEM Connect modules from Discovery Education to provide problem-based learning experiences for our students.
    • Our families and students love to give back to the community!  We participate in blood drives, food drives and other outreach projects.
    • We support outside after-school opportunities such as Girls on the Run and the Good News Club.
    • We partner with such groups as "First Tee" and "Grow the Game" to provide additional experiences for students during the school day.
    • Our fourth and fifth grade students have the opportunity to participate in our chorus, Porter Notes, and our performing group, Porter Players.
    • We have a strong PBIS model to help develop good character and self-reliance with our students.

Meet Our School Leaders

  • Kristi Williford (Principal)

  • Jalonda Polk (Assistant Principal)

  • School Performance Director

  • Professional Advisory Council Representatives