Preschool Promise

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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 Laurie Taitano

Office Manager

Heidi Roskop


(Community School Outreach Coordinator)
Claudia Caratachea

Preschool Promise Instructions and Income Verification Forms

Preschool Promise Parent Handbook

Preschool Promise Applications Forms

About 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 six locations, each serving 20 children:

Bethel School
6580 State St
Salem, OR 97317

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

Clear Lake Elementary
7425 Meadowglen St. SE
Keizer, OR 97303

Hallman Elementary
4000 Deerhaven Dr NE
Salem, OR 97301

Richmond Elementary
466 Richmond Ave SE
Salem, OR 97301

Seymour Center
3745 Portland Road NE
Salem, OR 97301

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

PDF about free preschool options in English
PDF about free preschool options in English