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School Hours
First Bell:  8:40 AM                                           Tardy Bell:  8:45 AM
Half Day Dismissal Time:  12:00 PM                   Full Day Dismissal Time:  3:58 PM

Location and History

Moorsbridge Elementary, a Site-Based Decision Making Team school, is one of eight elementary schools in the Portage School District, located at 7361 Moorsbridge Road. Opened in 1994, it serves approximately 557 students. Our school provides educational instruction for children from Young 5’s through fifth grade. Moorsbridge is a feeder school to West and Central Middle schools for sixth through eighth grade and Portage Central High School and Portage Northern High Schools for ninth through twelfth grades.

In 1998 two classrooms were added. Moorsbridge has 24 K-5 classrooms. There are also dedicated music, art and reading classrooms, two resource support classrooms, a media center, a 30-station computer lab and 90 Chromebooks, a multipurpose/cafeteria room with a stage, and a large gym.

Moorsbridge Elementary is a Western Michigan University Intern Cluster site. Our partnership with Southridge Reformed Church provides our Kid's Hope volunteers. Several teachers are trained in Aesthetic Education.  After School activities include Girls Scouts, Boy Scouts, Young Rembrandts, Good News Club, Girls on the Run, Lunch time Math games, Student Council, Moor News, Ski Club, Safeties and Peer to Peer. 

Moorsbridge has a current enrollment of 557 K-5 students. Class sizes range from 21-26. 

Staff Characteristics

Moorsbridge Elementary is comprised of the following personnel:
1 principal
24 Certified Classroom teachers
1 Physical Education Teacher
2 Music Teachers
1 Art Teacher
2 Resource Room Teachers
1 Resource Room Paraprofessional
3 Reading Paraprofessionals
1 Reading Consultants
1 Media Specialist
1 Media Clerk
1 Speech/Language Therapists
1 School Psychologists
2 Secretaries
1 Custodians
2 Food Service and 2 Lunch Supervisors 
4 Playground Supervisors

Learning Expectations
Click here to see the Learning Expectations for students in grades Y5-5. 

Parent Involvement
Moorsbridge Elementary continues to enjoy a supportive parent population. There are 440 families in the school. Parents participate in the following activities: 

First Day of School Coffee: PTO Sponsors a coffee for parents on the first day of school. This is an opportunity for parents to hear how the PTO helps the school and to sign up to work on committees.

September Open House: Open House is an opportunity for families to come and visit their children's classroom. 

Parent Teacher Conferences: Parent-teacher conferences are held in the fall and spring. Goals and action plans are set for students with teacher and parent input. Parents receive report cards quarterly.

Classroom Volunteers: Parents, Grandparents and other volunteers aid the teachers with both organization and education tasks with the students.

Media Center Volunteers/Accelerated Reader: Several volunteers help in the Media Center by shelving books, helping students find and check out books, create centers, and support Accelerated Reader and computer instruction.

PTO Officers and Committees: Moorsbridge Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization meets monthly. There are committees that help to support the students and staff in a variety of ways. The PTO funds building assemblies and field trips to enrich student experiences, as well as purchasing building and classroom enhancements.

PTO Activities/Committees: Beautification

Family Activities: Carnival, Math Night, Donuts for Dads, Muffins for Moms, Harvest Dance
Party, Mother/Son Skate, Father/Daughter Dance, etc.
Road Rally
Project Charlie
Junior Achievement
Book Exchange
Box Tops for Education
District Advisory Council
Curriculum Instruction Council

Tidbits for Parents

Home & School Connection
Internet Safety
Fun in the Sun Books

Fuel Up to Play 60


Map to School

Moorsbridge is located South of I-94 and East of US131. Exit from I-94 going south on Oakland Drive. Turn right on Romance Road and then take a left on Moorsbridge Road.


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