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Beaverton Schools

Kindergarten Orientation

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Welcome to kindergarten! We are thrilled that your child will be joining us. Kindergarten is a year of wonder, joy, friendship and learning. We are excited to take this journey with you and your child! 

BSD offers an inclusive, welcoming and vibrant learning community that values the languages, lived experiences and unique contributions of each child. Our curriculum inspires children to think, question and investigate their curiosities. Children are given time to explore areas of interest through play. These experiences foster engagement, a sense of belonging and a deep love of learning. 

Learning takes place beyond the school. We're committed to partnering with families to create integrated learning communities in which parents, teachers and administrators learn from one another in support of all children. We look forward to ensuring that your child’s kindergarten experience is positive, nourishing and filled with joyful experiences.

Any child who will be five years of age on or before September 1 is eligible to enroll in kindergarten at their designated neighborhood school. If you're looking for an online learning experience, consider kindergarten at our FLEX Online School

We use an online registration system. To complete the process, be ready to supply the following information: (You can start the process even if you don’t have all of this information.)

  • Parent or legal guardian information

  • Emergency contact information

  • Immunization certificate

  • Birth verification

  • Proof of address

After submitting the online form, your school will contact you to complete the process. Each elementary school will offer an opportunity to find out more at their kindergarten orientation events. 

If you're uncertain about which school is your home school, use our District Address Locator or call 503-356-4500.

Watch this video to learn why it's important to register for kindergarten early and how to start the process.

Vea este video informativo de como iniciar el proceso y la importancia de matricularse temprano.

Welcome to Kindergarten

Supporting Play in Kindergarten