Entering Kindergarten

  • 2023-24

    • Open to students who will be five years old by September 1, 2023.
    • 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.
    • Kindergarten registration for the 2023-24 school year will open Wednesday, January 18, 2023. 
    • Kinder Counts for incoming kindergarten parents is Wednesday, January 18, 2023. Each elementary school will introduce parents to the kindergarten program and teachers and provide information to start the online registration process.  
    • On Friday, April 28th, any school that has more age-eligible registered kindergarten students than capacity will conduct a lottery. The Lottery Deadline is April 28, 2023. For more information, see the Kindergarten Lottery webpage. 
    • Kindergarten Transition Program, offered through the Lake Oswego Community School, is a two-week program held in July/August to help prepare your child socially and academically to begin their first year of school. More information and registration details will be posted to the Community School webpage in Spring 2023. 


    We are excited to welcome your child to the Lake Oswego School District for the 2023-24 school year! If you have any questions regarding the first day of school or would like to confirm whether your paperwork has been received, please contact your resident school directly.