Salem-Keizer Public Schools Seeks Community Input on School Boundary Adjustments at Dec. 4 Listening Sessions

Links to surveys on Task Force Proposal #4 can be found on the boundary adjustments page. Parents, students, school neighbors and community members are invited to attend a Boundary Review Task Force Listening Session on Dec. 4 to share feedback on possible school attendance area boundary adjustments. Boundary adjustments are needed to relieve overcrowding and [...]

2018-12-13T11:09:25+00:00November 30th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Host Native American Awareness Gathering

The free event features storytelling, dancing, dinner and more! There are nearly 700 students in Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) who identify as Native American or Alaska Natives from 65 tribes, and on Friday, Nov. 30, they will be celebrated through native music, dancing, storytelling and a special native dinner. November is Native American Heritage Month, [...]

2018-11-29T14:53:09+00:00November 18th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Launches “Every Day 24J!” to Address Chronic Absenteeism

Buses were rolling this morning carrying almost half of Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ (SKPS) 42,000 students, but with the back-to-school excitement was another message: “Every Day 24J!” Nearly one in three students in SKPS is chronically absent, and this year, schools and community organizations are collaborating to identify barriers to attendance and develop solutions. The [...]

2018-09-19T16:10:32+00:00September 5th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Offer Free Summer Meals

Meals are available for all children Each year, Salem-Keizer Public Schools participates in the Summer Meals Program, which provides free meals to all children ages 1-18, regardless of family income. Free summer meals will be available from June 18 through August 30, though all locations will be closed on July 4. Children are welcome to [...]

2018-06-22T14:51:42+00:00June 18th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Budget Committee Approves $1.1 Billion 2018-19 Budget

The school district’s budget includes bond funds and new revenue estimates from Oregon Department of Education The Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Budget Committee tonight moved to recommend a budget totaling $1,147,797,142. The budget includes bond funds from the May 15 voter-approved ballot measure and new revenue estimates from the Oregon Department of Education. Because the [...]

2018-06-08T20:41:39+00:00May 23rd, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Voters Approve $619.7 Million School Bond

Bond dollars will relieve overcrowding and add science, vocational spaces and more Voters in Salem and Keizer have approved a $619.7 million bond measure referred to the May 15 ballot by the Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Directors. The bond will address overcrowding, add space for career-technical education (CTE)/vocational programs, add science classrooms, improve safety [...]

2018-06-08T20:42:37+00:00May 16th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools to Hold Community Meetings About the Proposed $619.7 Million Bond

Salem-Keizer Public Schools will share information about the proposed $619.7 million bond on the May 15 ballot in a series of upcoming community meetings. The proposed bond would address overcrowding, expand career-technical (vocational) education opportunities, expand science classrooms, and increase safety and security in schools. Parents, employees and interested community members are encouraged to attend [...]

2018-04-09T14:58:34+00:00March 27th, 2018|

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Joins SafeOregon Confidential Tip Line / Las Escuelas Públicas de Salem-Keizer participarán en el programa confidencial SafeOregon

On March 1, 2018, Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) officially joined SafeOregon, a confidential tip line that gives our kids, parents, schools and communities a confidential way to report safety threats or potential acts of violence. Salem-Keizer Public Schools has a sophisticated and proactive intervention system in place for timely interventions. These include the SKPS Office of [...]

2018-06-22T15:18:07+00:00February 28th, 2018|

Special Message from Superintendent Perry About School Safety / Estimada comunidad de Salem-Keizer

Dear Salem-Keizer Community, With the most recent tragedy in Florida, school safety is on everyone’s mind. It is, without question, our biggest priority. I want to take a moment to share some of the ways we are working to protect our students, staff, and community. Threat Intervention: Our team of specialists partners with agencies across [...]

2018-03-08T23:36:45+00:00February 16th, 2018|