Early Kindergarten Transition (EKT)

  • Summer 2023 EKT: July 17 - August 4, 2023

    Apply for Early Kindergarten Transition after you enroll your child in Kindergarten.

    Submit an online application below or contact your neighborhood school for more information.

  • Program Information

    Early Kindergarten Transition (EKT) is a three-week summer program to help you and your child have a great start to school.

    • Students are in class from 8 am to 12 noon, Monday through Friday.
    • Families/caregivers are provided with educational training twice a week during EKT.
    • Child care for siblings is available during family/caregiver sessions.
    • Students receive free breakfast and lunch, books, and school supplies.
    • Sponsored by Portland Public Schools in partnership with Schools Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN).

    Refer to the Summer 2023 Program Model or our Summer 2023 EKT Site Map for more program information.


Summer 2023 EKT Applications

  • 2023 EKT School Sites

    Apply for EKT after you register your child for Kindergarten this fall at one of the following schools. Please note that some schools will be hosting their EKT program at another school site due to scheduled building maintenance. 

    • Boise Eliot/Humboldt (at Dr. MLK Jr.)

    • Cesar Chavez (at Rosa Parks)

    • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • Faubion

    • Grout
    • Harrison Park K-5 (at Kelly)

    • James John (at Sitton)

    • Jason Lee 

    • Kelly

    • Lent (at Kelly)

    • Marysville (at Kelly)

    • Rigler (at Scott)

    • Rosa Parks

    • Scott 

    • Sitton 

    • Vestal (at Lee)

    • Whitman (at Woodmere)

    • Woodlawn (at Faubion)

    • Woodmere