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We are pleased that you have chosen to become part of our thriving community. Serving more than 20,000 students in Grades K-12, our District is focused on providing a strong academic foundation for every child to ensure their success through their school years and beyond.
We have strong partnerships with local city and county agencies, chambers of commerce and large and small businesses. Collectively, these agencies and businesses offer an abundance of resources and information to make relocating to Hillsboro a smooth transition.
Here are links to more information:
City of Hillsboro (general)
City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation
Greater Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce
Oregon's Early Learning - Kindergarden Assessment (external website)
Oregon Department of Education Kindergarten Assessment brochure
Hillsboro School District Kinder Pamphlet (Check your child's kindergarten skills)
Hillsboro School District Kinder Pamplet (Spanish)
2014-15 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 3, 2014
2014 KINDERGARTEN FAIR IS APRIL 3, 2014, FROM 5:00 PM - 7 PM AT LINCOLN STREET ELEMENTARY
Kindergarten Fair Flyer
Kindergarten Orientation Spring 2014
All parents and families of incoming kindergarten students are welcome and invited to join us at the District Kindergarten Community Fair on Thursday, April 3, 5-7pm at Lincoln Street Elementary School! Plan to attend the Fair in addition to the orientation at your child's school (if they are having a separate event).
11:30 am -1:30 pm
11:30 am -12:30 pm
4/3 - District Fair
3:00-5:00 pm @ Lincoln St
Date/time to be determined
5:00-5:30 – DL presentation
Paul L. Patterson
4:00-4:30 & 4:30-5:00 pm
W. L. Henry
Ready to Learn: Hillsboro School District's 2013-14 Kindergarten Parent Handbook
Ready to Learn: Hillsboro School District's 2013-14 Kindergarten Parent Handbook (Spanish)
The State of Oregon requires that children be 5 years old by September 1, 2014, to enroll in kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year. Contact your school of residence for registration information and records and materials needed to register. If you do not know your assigned school, please contact the Transportation Department at 503-844-1123.
Kindergarten Schedule and Placements
Kindergartners in the Hillsboro School District attend school for a half-day, either morning or afternoon schedule, Monday through Friday. The morning session will start at the same time as classes for Grades 1-6. The afternoon session will end at the same time as Grades 1-6.
For Groner, Farmington View, North Plains and West Union schools, the Transportation Department will determine your child’s placement in the morning or afternoon session in order to keep bus rides as short as possible. For all other schools, the school principal will determine your child’s placement based on a balance of class size, gender and specific learning needs.
Early Entry Process
The State has established procedures for individual school districts to allow limited opportunity for early entry of students born September 2 through September 30.
Kindergarten Q & A
Kindergarten Q & A (Spanish)