Welcome to Kindergarten!


Santiam Elementary School would like to welcome all children within the Santiam Canyon communities who will be five years old ON or BEFORE September 1, 2024


Step 1 – Complete Online Registration (ParentVUE)

New parents/guardians to the district need to create a ParentVUE account.  Use the link below and choose Create a New Account.


Current parents log into your Parentvue account to complete the registration process.


Step 2: Transportation Needs/After School Pick Up

Will your child be picked up or walk home from school?  If yes, please complete the After School Pick Up/Release form to give permission.  

Will your student need bus transportation to or from school? If yes, complete the  Transportation Request form.  Please note that students who live less than one mile from their school do not qualify for bus service. 

Once your student’s registration has been processed, we will contact you to finalize this process.  

*Please note our office closes for Summer Break.  We will be checking emails/messages weekly.



If you have any questions please call or email our office. 

Santiam Elementary



Parents can help their children to get read to start kindergarten by helping them:

  • Hold and use a pencil, crayon and scissors correctly.
  • Write their name with correct capital and lowercase letters.
  • Identify numbers, basic shapes, colors and patterns.
  • Learn how to take turns and share with others.
  • Follow simple rules, routines and directions.
  • Identify the letters of the alphabet.