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Portland Public Schools

 
Portland, Oregon

501 N. DixonPortland, OR 97227(503) 916-2000

Connect to Kindergarten 2017-18

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    Full-day kindergarten will be free of charge for ALL families. Following are opportunities to learn about kindergarten at your neighborhood school. PPS encourages families to enroll in kindergarten as early as possible and no later than June 1.

    NEIGHBORHOOD K-5 and K-8 SCHOOLS:


    Full-day kindergarten is free for ALL families. Following are opportunities to learn about kindergarten at your neighborhood school. Language immersion at neighborhood schools are listed on a seperate page. PPS encourages families to enroll in kindergarten as early as possible and no later than June 1. If the listing states kindergarteners are welcomed, incoming kindergarteners are invited to participate, otherwise the session is for adults only. If the listing states childcare is provided, childcare for the incoming student and/or siblings 3 and older is provided. Schools offering tours require a phone reservation. For schools that also offer language immersion, please see the Dual Language Immersion table. Questions? Please call the school.
    Location Address Phone Date and time
    Abernethy K-5 2421 S.E. Orange Ave. 503-916-6190 Feb. 23, 6 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Ainsworth K-5 2425 S.W. Vista Ave. 503-916-6288 Feb. 1, 6-7:30 pm; May 10, 10-11 am
    Alameda K-5 2732 N.E. Fremont St.  503-916-6036 Feb. 8, 9:30-10:45 am 6:30-7:30 pm 
    Arleta K-8 5109 S.E. 66th Ave.  503-916-6330 Mar. 1, 6 pm
    Astor K-8 5601 N. Yale St.  503-916-6244 Feb. 16, 6:30-7:30 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; May 2, 6:30-7:30 pm 
    Atkinson K-5 5800 S.E. Division St.  503-916-6333 Feb. 8, 6-7 pm (Spanish only); Feb. 15, 6-7pm (English only); Feb. 16, 9 am 
    Beach K-5 1710 N. Humboldt St 503-916-6236 Feb. 9, 6:30 pm DLI Program  (Childcare is provided)  (Interpretation is provided) ; May 18, 9:30 am (Childcare is provided)  
    Beverly Cleary-Hollyrood K-8 3560 N.E. Hollyrood Ct.  503-916-6766 Feb. 16, 9 am 6:30 pm 
    Boise-Eliot K-8 620 N. Fremont St.  503-916-6171 Feb. 1, 9:30-11 am 6:30-7:30 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)   (Childcare is provided)  
    Bridger K-8 7910 S.E. Market St.  503-916-6336 Feb. 7, 5:30-6:30 pm; Feb. 28, 4-5 pm
    Bridlemile K-5 4300 S.W. 47th Dr.  503-916-6292 Call the school or go to www.pps.net/bridlemile 
    Buckman K-5 20 S.E. 16th Ave.  503-916-6230 Feb. 21, 6:45 pm (neighborhood only); Mar. 1, 10 am (neighborhood and lottery families); Mar. 1, 6:45 pm (lottery only)
    Capitol Hill K-5 8401 S.W. 17th Ave.  503-916-6303 Feb. 15, 6 pm;  May 18, call the school for time  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    César Chávez K-8 5103 N. Willis Blvd.  503-916-5666 Jan. 25, 5:30-6:30 pm; Feb. 8, 5:30-6:30 pm  (Childcare is provided)   (Interpretation is provided) 
    Chapman K-5 (@ the Ramona) 1545 NW 13th Ave 503-916-5360 Feb. 14, 9-10 am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; May 9, 9-10 am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Chief Joseph K-3 2409 N. Saratoga St.  503-916-6255 Feb. 16, 10-11  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)   (Childcare is provided) ; Mar. 15, 6-7 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)   (Childcare is provided)  
    Creative Science K-8 1231 S.E. 92nd Ave.  503-916-6431 Jan. 10, 6 pm; Jan. 18, 6 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Creston K-8 4701 S.E. Bush St. 503-916-6340 Feb. 1, 9:30 am 6 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; June 1, 6 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Duniway K-5 7700 S.E. Reed College Pl.  503-916-6343 Feb. 23, 6:30-7:30 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Faubion PK-8 2231 N. Flint St. 503-916-5686 Feb. 10, 9-10 am; Feb. 17, 9-10 am; Feb. 24, 9-10 am 
    Forest Park K-5 9935 N.W. Durrett St.  503-916-5400 Jan. 26, 6:30 pm; April 27, 9:45-10:45 am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Glencoe K-5 825 S.E. 51st Ave.  503-916-6207 Feb. 9, 6-7 pm  (Childcare is provided) ; May 15, 10:10am-11:10am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Grout K-5 3119 S.E. Holgate Blvd.  503-916-6209 Feb. 16, 6-7:30 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; May 19, 6-7 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Harrison Park K-8  2225 S.E. 87th Ave. 503-916-5700 Call the school or go to www.pps.net/harrisonpark 
    Hayhurst K-8 5037 S.W. Iowa St. 503-916-6300 Feb. 1, 6-7:30 pm; May 3, 6-7:30 pm 
    Irvington K-8 1320 N.E. Brazee St.  503-916-6185 Call the school or go to www.pps.net/irvington 
    James John K-5 7439 N. Charleston Ave.  503-916-6266 Jan. 23-27 Connect to Kindergarten Week; Mar. 1, 3:30-4:30 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)   (Childcare is provided)   (Interpretation is provided)  available (Open House) 
    Kelly K-5 9030 S.E. Cooper St.  503-916-6350 Feb. 13, 6 pm Connect to Kinder; May 11, 6 pm 
    Laurelhurst K-8 840 N.E. 41st Ave.  503-916-6210 Feb. 22, 9 am 6 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; Feb. 22, 6 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Lee K-8 2222 N.E. 92nd Ave.  503-916-6144 Feb. 2, 8:30 am; Mar. 2, 1 pm 
    Lent K-8 5105 S.E. 97th Ave.  503-916-6322 Call the school or go to www.pps.net/lent
    Lewis K-5 4401 S.E. Evergreen St.  503-916-6360 Feb. 14, 9 am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Llewellyn K-5 6301 S.E. 14th Ave.  503-916-6216 Feb. 27, 6-7:30 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; May 17, 8-9:30 am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) 
    Maplewood K-5 7452 S.W. 52nd Ave.  503-916-6308 Feb. 23, 3 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; May 16, 6-7pm 
    Markham K-5 10531 S.W. Capitol Hwy.  503-916-5681 Feb. 9, 6:30-7:30 pm; May 25, 6:30-7:30 pm
    Martin Luther King Jr PK-8 4906 N.E. 6th Ave.  503-916-6456 Feb. 15, 2 pm 6 pm MIP and Kinder Info  (Childcare is provided) ; June 2, 11:30 am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Marysville K-8 7733 S.E. Raymond St.  503-916-6363 Feb. 7, 4-5 pm  (Childcare is provided) ; May 2, 4-5 pm  (Childcare is provided)  
    Ockley Green 5-8 6031 N. Montana Ave 503-916-5660 Call the school or go to www.pps.net/ockleygreen
    Peninsula K-5 8125 N. Emerald Ave.  503-916-6275 Feb. 21, 5:30-7 pm Connect to Kinder  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Richmond K-5 2276 SE 41st Ave. 503-916-6220 Feb. 9, 6 pm; Mar. 1, 6 pm 
    Rieke K-5 1405 S.W. Vermont St.  503-916-5768 Feb. 8, 6 pm; May 18, 1:15pm-2:15pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Rigler K-8 5401 N.E. Prescott St.  503-916-6451 Feb. 2, 6 pm; Mar. 16, 6 pm; Mar. 20, 6 pm Kinder Connect
    Rosa Parks PK-5 8960 N. Woolsey Ave.  503-916-6250 Feb. 15, 1-3 pm 6-7 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; May 17, 2-3 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Roseway Heights K-8 7334 N.E. Siskiyou St. 503-916-5600 Feb. 15, 6 pm
    Sabin K-8 4013 N.E. 18th Ave.  503-916-6181 Feb. 7, 9-10 am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; Feb. 7, 6-7 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Scott K-8 6700 N.E. Prescott St. 503-916-6369 Call the school or go to www.pps.net/scott 
    Sitton K-5 9930 N. Smith St.  503-916-6277 Feb. 7, 5:30-6:15 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; Feb. 8, 8:30-9:15 am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; Mar. 1, 8:30-9:15 am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) 
    Skyline K-8 11536 N.W. Skyline Blvd.  503-916-5212 Feb. 23, 6-7 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; May 18, 10-11 
    Stephenson K-5 2627 S.W. Stephenson St. 503-916-6318 Feb. 16, 6:15-7:30 pm; Mar. 7, 10-10:50am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; April 11, 10:05-10:50am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) 
    Sunnyside Environmental K-8 3421 S.E. Salmon St. 503-916-6226 Feb. 7, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm; Feb. 9, 6:30-7:30 Middle school lottery and neighborhood; Feb. 21, 9 am-10 am Kinder make-up; Feb. 23, 9-10 am Middle school lottery and neighborhood make-up
    Vernon PK-8 2044 N.E. Killingsworth St.  503-916-6415 Jan. 25, 6pm-8 pm  (Childcare is provided)   (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; April 6, 9-10:30 am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Vestal K-8 161 N.E. 82nd Ave.  503-916-6437 Call the school or go to www.pps.net/vestal 
    Whitman K-5 7326 S.E. Flavel St.  503-916-6370 Feb. 24, 10 am  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; Mar. 23, 6 pm 
    Woodlawn PK-5 7200 N.E. 11th Ave.  503-916-6282 Feb. 23, 6-7:30 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  (Childcare is provided)  (Interpretation is provided)  
    Woodmere K-5 7900 S.E. Duke St.  503-916-6373 Feb. 8, 9 am 6 pm  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate) ; May 24, 1:30 pm  (Childcare is provided)  (Kindergarteners are invited to participate)  
    Woodstock K-5 5601 S.E. 50th Ave. 503-916-6380 Feb. 22, 6-7 pm  (Childcare is provided)  

    Pre-Kindergarten Programs

    PPS offers early learning programs for eligible families in the school district. For general information about preschool locations and enrollment criteria click here.
    PPS offers early learning programs for eligible families across the district. Enrollment for pre-kindergarten and Head Start begins in May. Learn more at the Kindergarten website.

    Additional resources: PPS Head Start at Sacajawae: 503-916-5724 • Clarendon Regional Early Learning Academy: 503-916-6269 • Special Education Early Intervention Team: 503-916-3451

Information for Kindergarten

Ask for help

  • Speak with an enrollment and transfer specialist.

    • Chinese: 503-916-3585
    • Russian: 503-916-3205
    • Somali: 503-916-3586.
    • Spanish: 503-916-3205
    • Vietnamese: 503-916-3584

    E-mail your question to the Enrollment and Transfer Center

    Visit the Enrollment and Transfer Center in person at
    501 N. Dixon St., Suite 140.

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