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Oregon Trail School District Enrollment Information

Oregon Trail School District - Children Thrive Here!

The Oregon Trail School District spans 424 square miles in the Hoodland region of the Cascade Mountains and captures from several distinct areas of Clackamas County, including Sandy, Boring and the communities on the west side of Mount Hood.

The district features exceptional students, incredible staff, a supportive community and comprehensive education opportunities. OTSD was the 11th ranked school district in Oregon by School Digger, based on achievement data, while also being home to the 2024 Oregon State Teacher of the Year. The graduation rate of 91.6 percent (Class of 2023) is more than 10 percent higher than the state average, while the district’s Career Technical Education (CTE) offerings include eight different tracks with 57 courses. Our middle school students can also earn high school credits, including early entry into a CTE track.

Welcome to all new families to the Oregon Trail School District, and welcome back to our current families!

School Boundary Information

The first step in enrolling a child in school is to see what school boundary your address is in. Please visit the SchoolSearch website to determine the school boundary for your address.

*Please note: addressses need to be formatted specifically to match the information in the SchoolSearch website. When you start to type your address in the field before “Find on Map,” correctly formatted address options should appear, allowing you to select the one that matches your address.

Parent VUE Information

Parent VUE is a web-based portal and app that allows you to enroll your child in school, as well as view your child’s grades, attendance and course history.

Please follow the instructions below, based on whether you are a parent who is NEW to the Oregon Trail School District or you are a parent who is CURRENT to the Oregon Trail School District (or had a PRIOR account).



Parent VUE Instructions for parents NEW to OTSD

Parents who are NEW to the district and have not created a Parent VUE account before can create a new account.

  1. Do not fill out the User Name and Password fields.
  2. Click “More Options” to open the menu options below (the menu may be open already).
  3. Click on “Create New Account.”
  4. Answer the questions regarding OTSD enrollment and press continue. *If you answer Yes to any of the first three questions, please press “Return to login” and contact your student’s school for additional assistance.
  5. Please read the User Agreement and press “I Accept” to agree to the terms of use.
  6. Enter your first name, last name and email address.
  7. Check your email to retrieve the Parent VUE registration email. *If you do not see the email within a few minutes in your inbox, check your junk/spam folder.
  8. Click “here” in the email and fill out the screen to complete the account creation process. Your email is used as a default User ID, please choose a unique User ID and Password.

Parent VUE Instructions for CURRENT or PRIOR parents

Parent with Active Account:

If you have a current student enrolled in the Oregon Trail School District and have an Active ParentVUE account, log into ParentVUE with your previously created User ID and Password.  

After logging in to your account, click on the “Online Registration” tab at the top right corner of the screen.


Parent with Account Not Active:

If you have a current student enrolled in the Oregon Trail School District and have not yet activated your ParentVUE account, please contact the school to get an Activation Key. You can then go to the ParentVUE and click “I am a Parent,” then “More Options” and “Activate Account.”

If your child turns 5 on or before Aug. 31, 2024 then it's time to sign up for Kindergarten!

Kindergarten Kick Off Events

All events will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Sandy Grade School: Tuesday, April 9

Kelso Elementary: Thursday, April 11

Firwood Elementary: Tuesday, April 16

Welches Elementary: Wednesday, April 17

Naas Elementary: Tuesday, April 23

Kindergarten Kick Off Activities for Parents:

•    Meet the teachers
•    Informational sessions
•    Assistance registering online
•    Goody Bag of activities to take home

Kindergarten Kick Off Activities for Kids:

•    Meet the teachers
•    Quick kindergarten readiness assessment
•    Bookmaking in a kindergarten classroom
•    Bus ride

Online registration opening in March!

Please Bring to the event:

•    vaccination records
•    proof of address
•    copy of your child's bith certificate

If you have questions pease contact Rebecca Hawkinsll Literacy Coach at 503-668-44541 or through email.

Visit our Kindergarten Kick Off page for more information.

To check your schoold boundary, please visit the GuideK12 website.

2024-25 online enrollment is open for new and returning students!

Parents of returning students may login to their ParentVUE account to update their student's information. 

We are always trying to ensure that family information on our student accounts is up to date.  At the beginning of every school year, we ask all returning families to complete a verification form for all active students.  

If you have any questions about online enrollment, please visit our Enrollment FAQs page or contact your school office.