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Kindergarten students writing in class

Welcome to LOSD!  All of us look forward to being a part of your family’s K12 educational journey. 

  • 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. See Early Entrance below for more information.
  • Lake Oswego elementary schools offer a full-day kindergarten program to all students.

Register for kindergarten and determine eligibility at the District's registration webpage. Please direct any enrollment inquiries to your resident school. 


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Lisa Oliva
Educational Programs Assistant

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Kindergarten Enrollment Dates - 2025-26 School Year

Kindergarten Registration: The online registration portal opens Wednesday, January 22, 2025.

Kindergarten Counts Open House for incoming kindergarten parents and guardians: Wednesday, January 22, 2025, 6:00 p.m. Each elementary school will hold this event for parents to meet the kindergarten teachers, start the online registration process, and learn about kindergarten in 2025-26. Information will be posted on our websites in January.

Language Immersion Information Night: Wednesday, February 5, 2025 - Spanish Immersion 6:00 p.m., Mandarin Immersion 7:00 p.m. For more information, see Language Immersion Programs.

Kindergarten Application Deadline prior to the Lottery: Friday, April 25, 2025, 3:30 p.m. Any school that has more age-eligible registered kindergarten students than capacity will conduct a lottery.

Kindergarten Lottery Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2025.

Kindergarten Lottery Notification: Friday, May 2, 2025.