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School Colors

Maroon and Gray

School Mascot


Asahel Bush
Elementary School

410 14th Street SE
Salem, OR 97301

Phone: 503-399-3134
Fax: 503-391-4021

Principal: Nubia Green
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Office Manager: Alma Gutierrez
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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.

Statesman Journal Article on Bush history