• Welcome to Buckman School Kindergarten!

      Buckman School



      Visit the Portland Public School website for instructions on how to register your student for kindergarten, www.pps.net/kinderenroll.


      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, Kathryn Starlyn (kstarlyn@pps.net)  to request a paper packet.


      Immunization Requirements

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

    • Connect to Kindergarten Information Slides

    Welcome to our school! Can't make it to a Connect event? Check out our Buckman Connect to Kinder 2024 presentation.




Connect To Kindergarten Events

  • Buckman Open House/Information Night Schedule

    • Tues, February 20th 5:30-6:30pm
    • Thurs, March 7th 5:30-6:30pm
    • Tues, March 12th 5:30-6:30pm
    • Tues, April 2nd 5:30-6:30pm

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

    • A presentation from our Principals with  Q & A Session
    • Building Tour
    • Meet N' Greet with our Kindergarten Teachers/Classrooms

    Future Buckman Bears welcome; childcare not provided.


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  • Lottery Application Dates:

    Start: February 15, 2024 at 8:00 AM

    End: March 15, 2024 at 5:00 PM



    Please check this PPS District link for more Kindergarten information.



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