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About Us

Our Vision: All students graduate and are prepared for a successful life.

We Are, Salem-Keizer

Salem-Keizer Public Schools, Oregon School District 24J, was founded in 1855. We are located in the cities of Salem (Oregon’s capital city) and Keizer in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Educating more than 40,000 students in our 65 schools, we are the second-largest school district in Oregon.

Our Commitments to You

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SKPS strives to create an environment where all students feel safe, welcome, and fully included in their school community. Learn about some of the resources and programs we implement to carry this vision out.

Safe & Welcoming Schools

Native Education

English Learners

McKinney-Vento Homeless Program

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Quality Instruction

We believe that all students deserve to experience excellent instruction in every classroom, every day. Our goal is that all students master grade-level academic standards and attain the behavioral and social-emotional skills needed to thrive.

Academics & Instruction


District Report Card

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While schools play an integral role in the community, community support is vital to supporting student success. From attending events to providing feedback on policies, community involvement comes in many forms.

Calendar of Events

Community Resources

School Board


Salem-Keizer Public Schools: Strategic Plan 2023-27

Equitable Outcomes

  • Students feel included, safe, and welcome
  • Students engage in rigorous learning
  • Students’ assets are valued and built upon
  • Students demonstrate strong literacy skills
  • Students start high school with the skills to succeed
  • Students graduate college and career ready

Download the 2023-27 Strategic Plan (English)
Download the 2023-27 Strategic Plan (Spanish)