About Us


Bush is a kindergarten through fifth-grade school with an enrollment that averages around 320 students. Bilingual services are available. Our nickname is the Tigers.

The original Bush Elementary was built in 1936, with the new school built in 2005. Bush was named for Asahel Bush, an editor and publisher of the Statesman Journal newspaper during the latter part of the 19th century. Asahel Bush was instrumental in the founding of Bush's Pasture Park.

Our Business Partners 

Our business partners are Capitol Kiwanis, Pioneer Trust Bank, Salem Hospital, Willamette University, and Court Street Christian Church. Click on the logos to visit our partners' websites. 

Click here to learn more about Salem-Keizer's Business Partnership program.