- 1912 –The original high school was built in Mayville
- 1936 – The Portland School was built
- 1971– Mayville and Portland schools consolidated in July
- 1975 – The current high school was built between Mayville and Portland
- 1992 – Middle school was added
- 1993 – Clifford and Galesburg joined the school district.
- 2003 – The Peter Boe Jr. Elementary school was the site of the original high school and now has been replaced with a new wing of the elementary school.
- 2014 – The high school sports complex is complete with a new track, football field and baseball fields.
The communities of Mayville and Portland are located 12 miles west of Interstate 29 on Highway 200. Clifford and Galesburg are located 12 and 19 miles south of Portland on Highway 10. The May-Port CG School district consists of approximately 620 students in grades K-12. Grades K-5 attend classes in Mayville with 264 students, teachers, and support staff, and the middle grades 6-8 and high school grades 9-12 attend the classes at the Westwood site with 423 students, teachers, and support staff.
The governing board for the school district is led by Mark Verwest, President, and supported by members: Marlana Strand, Patty Ogburn, Blaine Rekken, Adam Erickson, David Ust, James Aarsvold, and Renee Torgeson. The board meets the second Monday of each month and conducts the annual meeting in July.
The mission of the May-Port CG School District is to produce citizens who can effectively communicate, gather and use information, make responsible decisions, and adapt to the challenges of the twenty-first century.
- All members of the community are responsible for the educational process.
- Each individual has personal worth.
- Each individual has the right to be treated with respect and dignity.
- Learning is a lifelong process.
- All individuals can learn.
- Each individual has unique learning needs.
- Each student has the right to a quality education.
- The educational process is dynamic.
- Our democratic society depends upon a strong public education system.
- The educational process requires the cooperation of home, family, school and community.
- A caring, innovative, well-qualified staff is essential to the attainment of quality education.
In an attempt to determine views and perceptions of May-Port CG, questionnaires from The School Portfolio by Dr. Victoria Bernhardt were distributed to students, teachers, and community members during the fall of 2005 and again in the fall of 2007.
School Profile 2005 – 2006 – (PDF)
Educational Improvement Action Plan – PDF
Target Areas: Language Arts & Math
May-Port CG Public Schools supports the provision of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1963, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, which commit all schools to the elimination of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex and handicap to those programs and activities offered to its students. It is the expressed intent of May-Port CG Public Schools to provide equal opportunity for all students, free from limitations of race, color, national origin, sex and handicap.
This concept of Equal Educational Opportunity will serve as a guide to the Governing Board, the Administration and Staff in making decisions relating to the employment of personnel, school facilities, curriculum, activities and regulations affecting students and employees. Contact Supt. Michael Bradner at 788-2281.