Salem-Keizer elementary schools will begin accepting kindergarten registrations for the 2018-19 school year on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
If you are not sure which school is in your neighborhood area, find your school based on the address where your child lives with our Online School Finder. You can also call the Boundary Information line Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at 503-399-3246.
In order to register a child for kindergarten, parents must provide:
Getting a great start in school will help your child get a great start in life. Children do better in school, and enjoy school more, when they enter kindergarten with a few basic skills.
Students entering kindergarten in many of our Title IA-funded elementary schools have the opportunity to attend a free kindergarten preparation program this summer called Jumpstart Kinder this summer. Jumpstart Kinder is August 6–10, 2018, from approximately 8:00 a.m. to noon for the following elementary schools. Learn more»
New state standards have elevated learning expectations for all students. Once considered a transitional year between home and school, kindergarten now represents a child’s first year of formal education.
If you have questions about how to help your child get ready for kindergarten, please contact your school principal.
All Salem-Keizer elementary schools are committed to helping each kindergarten student make as much social and academic progress as possible, while developing confidence and a love of learning. School principals and staff are here to help your student take this important first step into education.