Entering Kindergarten 2019-20?
- Open to students who will be five years old by September 1.
- Geographical boundaries determine the attendance area for each school in Lake Oswego. Search for your resident school by entering your address in our SchoolSearch database.
- Online registration is available for the 2019-2020 school year.
- Kindergarten Transition Program (7/29-8/8 9am-12pm) is available through the Lake Oswego Community School. View the flyer for more information and to register.
- Kindergarten Assessments: August 26-28,2019.
- Kindergarten first day of school: Thursday, August 29, 2019. (Please note: Thursday's are early release at 2:00pm)
Online Registration and Enrollment Guidelines
In 2019, kindergarten registration will be done on the District's new online registration portal. Rather than providing a paper registration form, families will use online registration to enroll their child(ren).
- Students must be five years old by September 1 to enroll in kindergarten.
- Parents of children with a fifth birthday on or between September 2 and September 15 may request consideration for early admission. Please contact Sharmae Carlisle at the District office: 503-534-2120 or email@example.com for more information.
- Lake Oswego elementary schools offer a full-day kindergarten program to all students.
Online registration SHOULD be used if:
- You are registering a new student who has never attended an LOSD school or program at any time in grade K-12 or post-high school.
- You live within LOSD boundaries.
- You are registering your student for one of the District's 6 schools.
Online registration should NOT be used if:
- Returning Student: your student withdrew from an LOSD school in the past, is not currently enrolled in LOSD, and is now returning to an LOSD school. Use the paper registration form.
- Preschool or pre-kindergarten: you wish to enroll your student into preschool or pre-kindergarten. (Apply through LOSD's Community School.)
- Early Admission: you wish to enroll your student into a grade level that is above the student’s age. Visit our Kindergarten Early Admission page for information about this grade level.
Kindergarten Enrollment Status by School: 2019-20
In the event that the number of kindergarten registrants exceeds the number of spaces available at each resident school, new registrants will be assigned to another district elementary school. Current status:
- Westridge - Accepting kindergarten students
- Lake Grove - Accepting kindergarten students
- Hallinan - Accepting kindergarten students
- River Grove - At capacity. New registrations will be overflowed to another school in the district. ***Please register at River Grove*** Notification of school placement will occur as soon as possible.
- Oak Creek - Accepting kindergarten students
- Forest Hills - Accepting kindergarten students
Kindergarten Update 2019-20
We are excited to welcome your student to school for the 2019-20 school year! If you have any questions regarding the first day of school, would like to confirm whether your paperwork has been received, or the August 26-28, 2019 assessment schedule, please contact your resident school directly.
If you are new to the district, please direct any enrollment inquiries to your resident school.