Connect to Kindergarten

  • Instructions

    Visit the Portland Public School website for instructions on how to register your student for kindergarten,


    Enroll Online

    You can register online if ALL of the following apply:

    • Your child is NEW to PPS
    • Your students did NOT attend any of the following PPS Head Start/Pre-K locations: Applegate, Boise-Eliot/Humboldt, Clarendon, Creston, Faubion, Grout, Lee, MLK Jr, Kelly, Sacajawea, Sitton, Whitman, Woodlawn
    • Your student does NOT have an IFSP and did NOT receive services from Multnomah Early Childhood Program (MECP)
    • You are enrolling your child in your neighborhood school and NOT a CBO/Charter
    • You have an email address and access to a computer


    Enroll via Paper

    If you are unable to enroll online and are in need of paper registration forms, email our Administrative Assistant, Christine Olsen ( to request a paper packet.


    Immunization Requirements

    To learn more about student immunization requirements and exemptions see MESD Immunization.

  • District Kindergarten Information

    Connect to Kindergarten open house events have begun! These events are a great opportunity for your family to learn more about your neighborhood school and meet teachers, staff, and other families.


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Connect To Kindergarten Events

  • Upcoming Events 2023

    Thursday, March 9th, 2023  6 - 7pm
    Wednesday, May 10th, 2023 6 - 7pm
    These events will begin in the auditorium and will include a short presentation from Principal Dunn, followed by a visit to our Kindergarten Classrooms. Childcare will not be provided, but kids are welcome!
    Popsicle Social: 
    August 17th, 2023 6 - 7pm
    This event will take place on the playground where families, students and Kindergarten Teachers can connect with each other. 



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