Preschool Promise

Preschool boy hammering nails at Home Depot

Preschool Promise Office

1850 45th Ave NE
Salem, OR  97305



Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Stephanie Whetzel

Asst. Coordinator

Rayeann Reynolds and Samantha Miley

Office Manager

Kimberly Smith


(Community School Outreach Coordinator)
Claudia Caratachea

Preschool Promise Applications

2019-2020 Preschool Promise Application – Spanish

2019-2020 Preschool Promise Application – English

About Preschool Promise

Preschool Promise

Preschool Promise is a free program available to children who will be three or four years old on or before September 10, 2019. To register, please visit the East Salem Community Center, 1850 45th Ave. NE, Salem, OR, or call 503-399-5510 with questions.

The program is held at four locations, each serving 20 children:

Baker School
1515 Saginaw St S
Salem, OR 97302

Bethel School
6580 State St
Salem, OR 97317

Chapman Hill Elementary
1500 Doaks Ferry Rd NW
Salem, OR 97304-2457

Hallman Elementary
4000 Deerhaven Dr NE
Salem, OR 97301

Hayesville Elementary
4545 Ward Drive NE
Salem, OR 97305

Each classroom is staffed with a teacher and a bilingual instructional assistant. Bus transportation is available to and from the program locations when possible.

Families must meet income guidelines to be eligible for the program. Interested parents are asked to submit an application form, and download the Preschool Promise flyer for more information.

Flyers about Free Preschools Options


2018-19 Free Preschool Flyer – English


2018-19 Free Preschool Flyer – Spanish