Connect to Kindergarten

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  • 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.

Connect To Kindergarten Events

  • March 7th, 5:30 - 7 pm 

    May 2nd, 5:30 - 7 pm

    Calling all incoming Kindergartners!

    Families are invited to join us for an informational night to learn about Kindergarten at Abernethy. The event will include:

    • A presentation from our Principal, Melissa Dunn
    • Meet N' Greet with our Kindergarten Teachers/Classrooms
    • Student-led tours of school

    The event will begin in the Auditorium on Orange Avenue. We look forward to seeing you!

    2024-2025 Connect to Kindergarten Presentation

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