How to Register for Kindergarten

  • Registration for the 2023-2024 school year will open starting on March 1, 2023. If your child will be 5 years old on or by September 1st, 2023, please register them for Kindergarten by June 1st. All registration is done online and can be accessed by clicking here.

    Please have the following ready to complete the registration process: birth certificate, immunization record, proof of residence (i.e. a utility bill), and names and telephone numbers of emergency contacts.

    If you do not know which school attendance area you live in, please use our School Locator map or call (503) 261-4550 for help.

Connect to Kindergarten

  • Connect to Kindergarten is an annual event that takes place during the spring before your student is expected to begin kindergarten. At this event you will be able to:

    • Tour Kindergarten classrooms
    • Meet staff
    • Learn what you can do over the summer to make sure your student is ready

    The Connect to Kindergarten events for the spring of 2023 will take place in mid-April. Exact dates for each school will be posted here in February. To learn more about your student's school, please check out their website or use our Let's Talk tool to ask any questions you may have.

    Not sure which school attendance area you live in?
    Check our School Locator Tool or call 503-261-4550 for help.

    For general information about preparing your student for Kindergarten, click on the Kindergarten Newsletter linked below. To request a physical copy be mailed to you, contact Jade Joseph by calling 503-261-4575 or emailing

    Kindergarten Newsletter - English

    Kindergarten Newsletter - Spanish

    Kindergarten Newsletter - Russian


  • A child must be 5 years of age on or before September 1st to enter kindergarten and 6 years of age on or before September 1st to enter first grade.

    If your child will not be 5 or 6 years old on or before September 1st, and you wish to pursue enrollment, please review the requirements in policy JEBA and JEBA-AR. Psychological testing is necessary to determine readiness of a student younger than the required age. The tests are to be scheduled and paid for by the parent.

    If you have any questions pertaining to this process, please contact Jade Joseph at 503-261-4575 or