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Early Childhood Education

Salem-Keizer Public Schools recognizes the need for quality education and family support at every stage of your child's educational journey. 


Contact Us

Head Start
1850 45th Ave NE
FAX 503-375-7832
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Our preschool programs are a safe and nurturing environment for children between the ages of 3 and 5. Children who attend preschool gain the skills to become successful students in Kindergarten and beyond.

Learn more about our preschool options, find the right fit for your family and student, and take the steps to apply.

Our Preschool Programs

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Full-day kindergarten helps students build important foundational learning skills as they begin their academic careers. We offer free full-day kindergarten to children who will be 5 years old on or before September 10.

Work with your student to get Kindergarten-ready and learn how to enroll.

Kindergarten Registration & Readiness