Connecting to Kindergarten

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Full-day kindergarten will be free of charge for ALL families starting in Fall 2015. 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:


These sessions are for adults only, unless stated otherwise next to the event date. If a session offers childcare, it will also be specified next to the event date and 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. 19, 6:30 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Ainsworth K-5 2425 S.W. Vista Ave. 503-916-6288 Feb. 4, 6:30 pm; Mar. 18, 6:30 pm
Alameda K-5 2732 N.E. Fremont St. 503-916-6036 Feb. 11, 9:30 am, 6:30 pm
Arleta K-8 5109 S.E. 66th Ave. 503-916-6330 Jan. 14, 4 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Astor K-8 5601 N. Yale St. 503-916-6244 Feb. 19, 6:30 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Atkinson K-5 5800 S.E. Division St. 503-916-6333 Feb. 12, 6 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed; Feb. 26, 2 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed; Feb. 26, 6 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed (Spanish only)
Beach PK-8 1710 N. Humboldt St 503-916-6236 Feb. 11, 18, 25 at 6 pm Childcare provided; Mar. 9, 4 pm Childcare provided; Feb. 13, 20, 27 school tours at 9 am.
Beverly Cleary-Hollyrood K-8 3560 N.E. Hollyrood Ct. 503-916-6766 Feb. 19, 9 am, & 6:30 pm
Boise-Eliot/Humboldt PK-8 620 N. Fremont St. 503-916-6171 Feb. 3, 9 am, & 6 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed, Childcare provided
Bridger K-8 7910 S.E. Market St. 503-916-6336 Feb. 25, 2 pm & 6:30 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed; Mar. 10, 6:30 pm
Bridlemile K-5 4300 S.W. 47th Dr. 503-916-6292 Feb. 11, 8:05 am, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Buckman K-5 20 S.E. 16th Ave. 503-916-6230 Feb. 11, 9:30 am & 6 pm Neighborhood Families Only; Feb. 24, 6 pm transfer required; Mar. 5, 6 pm neighborhood & transfer
Capitol Hill K-5 8401 S.W. 17th Ave. 503-916-6303 Feb. 26, 6 pm
César Chávez K-8 5103 N. Willis Blvd. 503-916-5666 Jan. 27, 6 pm; Feb. 10, 6 pm
Chapman K-5 1445 N.W. 26th Ave. 503-916-6295 Feb. 10, 9 am
Chief Joseph/Ockley Green K-8 Chief Joseph Campus Grades K-3 2409 N. Saratoga St. 503-916-6255 Feb. 13, 9:30 am Kindergarteners are welcomed, Childcare Provided; Feb. 25, 6 pm Kindergarteners are welcomed, Childcare Provided
Creston K-8 4701 S.E. Bush St. 503-916-6340 Feb. 19, 9:30 am, Kindergarteners are welcomed; Feb. 26, 6:30 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Duniway K-5 7700 S.E. Reed College Pl. 503-916-6343 Feb. 25, 6:30 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Faubion PK-8 3039 N.E. Rosa Parks Way 503-916-5686 Feb. 18, 6 pm
Forest Park K-5 9935 N.W. Durrett St. 503-916-5400 Feb. 25, 3 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Glencoe K-5 825 S.E. 51st Ave. 503-916-6207 Feb. 11, 6 pm
Grout K-5 3119 S.E. Holgate Blvd. 503-916-6209 Feb. 12, 6 pm
Harrison Park K-8 2225 S.E. 87th Ave. 503-916-5700 Feb. 26, 6 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Hayhurst K-8 5037 S.W. Iowa St. 503-916-6300 Feb. 4, 6 pm
Irvington K-8 1320 N.E. Brazee St. 503-916-6185 Feb. 5, 7 pm
James John K-5 7439 N. Charleston Ave. 503-916-6266 Jan. 29, 6 pm
Kelly K-5 9030 S.E. Cooper St. 503-916-6350 Jan. 15, 5:30 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed; Feb. 6, 5:30 pm
King PK-8 4906 N.E. 6th Ave. 503-916-6456 Feb. 11, 5:30 pm; Feb. 12, 9:30 am; Tours every Friday in March, 9 am
Laurelhurst K-8 840 N.E. 41st Ave. 503-916-6210 Feb. 11, 9 am & 6:30 pm Childcare provided, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Lee K-8 2222 N.E. 92nd Ave. 503-916-6144 Feb. 17, 5:30 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed; Mar. 3, 9:30 am, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Lent K-8 5105 S.E. 97th Ave. 503-916-6322 Feb. 11, 1:30 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Lewis K-5 4401 S.E. Evergreen St. 503-916-6360 Feb. 24, 9 am, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Llewellyn K-5 6301 S.E. 14th Ave. 503-916-6216 Feb. 23, 6 pm
Maplewood K-5 7452 S.W. 52nd Ave. 503-916-6308 Feb. 26, 3 pm
Markham K-5 10531 S.W. Capitol Hwy. 503-916-5681 Feb. 5, 6:30 pm; Feb. 26, 6:30 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Marysville K-8 7734 S.E. Raymond St. 503-916-6363 Feb. 17, 4 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed, Childcare provided
Chief Joseph/Ockley Green K-8 Ockley Green Campus Grades 4-8 6031 N. Montana Ave 503-916-5660 See listing for Chief Joseph
Peninsula K-8 8125 N. Emerald Ave. 503-916-6275 Feb. 10, 5:30 pm
Rieke K-5 1405 S.W. Vermont St. 503-916-5768 Feb. 11, 6:30 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed, Childcare provided
Rigler K-8 5401 N.E. Prescott St. 503-916-6451 Feb. 10, 6:30 pm; Feb. 13, 8:30 am
Rosa Parks PK-5 8960 N. Woolsey Ave. 503-916-6250 Feb. 25, 1 pm & 6 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Roseway Heights K-8 7334 N.E. Siskiyou St. 503-916-5600 Feb. 19, 6:30 pm
Sabin K-8 4013 N.E. 18th Ave. 503-916-6181 Mar. 3, 9:30 & 6:30 pm
Scott K-8 6700 N.E. Prescott St. 503-916-6369 Call for information
Sitton K-5 9930 N. Smith St. 503-916-6277 Feb. 19, 6 pm; Feb. 20, 8:50 am 2:15 pm
Skyline K-8 11536 N.W. Skyline Blvd. 503-916-5212 Feb. 4, 6 pm
Stephenson K-5 2627 S.W. Stephenson St. 503-916-6318 Jan. 29, 6 pm Childcare provided
Sunnyside Environmental K-8 3421 S.E. Salmon St. 503-916-6226 Feb. 10, 6 pm; Mar. 10, 9 am
Vernon PK-8 2044 N.E. Killingsworth St. 503-916-6415 Jan. 28, 6 pm
Vestal K-8 161 N.E. 82nd Ave. 503-916-6437 Jan. 22, 5:30 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Whitman K-5 7326 S.E. Flavel St. 503-916-6370 Feb. 25, 10 am & 6 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Woodlawn PK-8 7200 N.E. 11th Ave. 503-916-6282 Jan. 22, 6 pm Childcare provided; Feb. 11, 9:30 am Childcare provided
Woodmere K-5 7900 S.E. Duke St. 503-916-6373 Feb. 26, 1 pm, Kindergarteners are welcomed
Woodstock K-5 5601 S.E. 50th Ave. 503-916-6380 Mar. 4, 6 pm Childcare 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.
Enrollment for Pre-Kindergarten and Head Start begin in May 2015. To learn more about:
  • Pre-kindergarten and home visiting: 503-916-3789
  • Head Start: 503-916-5724
  • Clarendon Regional Early Learning Academy in North Portland, 503-916-6269
  • Early Intervention Team, 503-916-3451