Education Guide

 

 

Education

To easily navigate, simply choose a category below and explore away!

Art Instruction/Crafts (After-School & Weekend)
Childcare/Daycare Services
Drama/Theater
Foreign Language (School)
Gymnastics & Dance
Music Instruction
Preschools
Private Schools
Public & Charter Schools
Science/Nature Programs
Sports/Fitness
Tutorial/Learning Services

Saturday Academy
SATURDAY ACADEMY
Celebrating 35 years of STEM education! We offer classes and camps to students in grades 2-12 throughout the Portland Metro Area. Our focus is on science, technology, engineering, math, humanities, the arts and college preparation. Financial aid is available. We’re not just on Saturdays! Follow your curiosity with us.
Where: Locations Throughout Portland Metro
Phone: 503-200-5858
Email: info@saturdayacademy.org
saturdayacademy.org

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Vibe of Portland
VIBE OF PORTLAND
Vibe of Portland’s Fine Art Studio offers weekly art classes throughout the year, workshops and summer camps for artists ages 3-14. Classes include painting, mixed media, and sculpture as mediums. All classes include some art history and basic art techniques for a quality arts education.
Where: 5633 SE Division St Portland OR 97206
Phone: 503-560-3592
Email: studio@vibepdx.org
vibestudio.org

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Childcare/Daycare Services

Belmont Academy
BELMONT ACADEMY
Offering Infant/Toddler Programs, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten/Transitional Kindergarten, Before & After School Programs, Summer Camps for school-aged children, Spanish, Dance and Gymnastics Classes. School includes 4 buildings, two playgrounds, Gym & Dance Studio. Excellent Caring Teachers!

Where: 3841 SE Belmont St Portland OR 97214
Phone: 503-232-8985
Email: info@belmontacademy.org
belmontacademy.org

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The Goddard School
THE GODDARD SCHOOL IN PORTLAND
The Goddard School offers a play-based learning program to provide a well-rounded experience and ensure children become confident, joyful and fully prepared students. We are committed to open and daily communication, informing parents about their child’s care and accomplishments via daily activity reports. Our degreed teachers create fun, playful lesson plans that are centered around the children’s interests.
Where: 4086 NW Saltzman Rd Portland OR 97229
Phone: 800-GODDARD
Additional Locations:
The Goddard School in Clackamas: 14210 SE Sunnyside Rd Clackamas, OR 97015
The Goddard School in Hillsboro: 5530 NE Elam Young Pkwy Hillsboro, OR 97124
The Goddard School in Salmon Creek: 13201 NE 27th Ave Vancouver, WA 98686
The Goddard School in Vancouver: 3111 SE 192nd Ave Vancouver, WA 98683
The Goddard School in Portland: 4086 NW Saltzman Rd Portland, OR 97229
goddardschool.com/Portland
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Portland Montessori Collaborative
PORTLAND MONTESSORI COLLABORATIVE
A year round school for infants through kindergarten, offering four and five day schedules for full and part day care. We boast wholesome, organic snacks and meals cooked on site, trained and experienced staff, music, art, and a thoughtful outdoor curriculum. Our school is a wonderful nurturing place to learn and grow.
Where: 4817 SW 53rd Ave Portland OR 97221
Phone: 503-972-7100
Email: info@pdxMc.org
pdxMC.org

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YMCA of Columbia-Willamette
YMCA OF COLUMBIA-WILLAMETTE
The YMCA of Columbia-Willamette operates 16 Childhood Development Centers throughout the Portland Metro area. At the YMCA, we provide children with a nurturing atmosphere and dynamic curriculum that celebrates individuality, promotes self esteem and encourages positive social interaction. Before and after school programs also available. Come join us today!
Where: Multiple Locations
Phone: 503-327-0007
Email: ychildcare@ymcacw.org
ymcacw.org

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Drama/Theater

Echo Theater Company
ECHO THEATER COMPANY
Echo Theater Company is a movement school using acrobatics, trapeze, aerial dance, and physical theater to create fearlessly. We currently offer classes, camps, private instruction and parties for ages 1 – 100. Our non-competitive environment allows for collaboration, empowerment and the joyful celebration of community.

Where: 1515 SE 37th Ave Portland OR 97214
Phone: 503-231-1232×2
Email: hello@echotheaterpdx.org
echotheaterpdx.org

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Northwest Children's Theater and School
NORTHWEST CHILDREN’S THEATER AND SCHOOL
Northwest Children’s Theater offers theater classes for young performers ages 3-16! Featuring explore, skills, first stage and playlab classes, there’s something for everyone at NWCT! Explore: discover theater through themed play, character creation, world building, games, and more! Skills: classes are designed to hone specific theater skills. First Stage: exciting theater classes for our youngest performers, exploring the stage for the first time. Playlabs: students audition, rehearse, and perform!
Where: 1819 NW Everett St Portland OR 97209
Phone: 503-222-2190
Email: info@nwcts.org
nwcts.org

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Foreign Language (School)

French American International School
FRENCH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
FAIS is a preschool-grade 8 independent school authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization and committed to preparing students with the intellectual, personal and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world. A wooded 15-acre campus offers playgrounds, gymnasiums, library, science labs, and creative arts center.
Where: 8500 NW Johnson St. Portland OR 97229
Phone: 503-292-7776
Email: admissions@faispdx.org
faispdx.org

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German International School
GERMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF PORTLAND
We are authentic, approachable, and passionate! Join us at our Open House and see how we’re redefining what it means to be an independent school. Coffee, school tours, and the GIS experience will be provided by our team in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Come get to know us and our international community!
Where: 3900 SW Murray Bl Beaverton OR 97005
Phone: 503-626-9089
Email: info@gspdx.org
gspdx.org
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The International School
THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
For over 27 years, The International School has been educating future global citizens through our unique blend of full language immersion, dynamic academics, and warm, multicultural community. We offer: *Full Immersion in Chinese, Spanish, or Japanese *authorized International Baccalaureate World School *Professional faculty from 17 countries. For students from PreK-5th grade.
Where: 025 SW Sherman St Portland OR 97201
Phone: 503-226-2496
Email: admissions@intlschool.org
intlschool.org
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L'Etoile French Immersion School
L’ETOILE FRENCH IMMERSION SCHOOL
L’Etoile French Immersion School is an independent school accredited by the French Ministry of Education for students in preschool through grade 5. Located in the heart of Portland, our native French teachers prepare children to be capable, confident students who are empowered to achieve in both French and English.
Where: 5839 SW Hood Ave Portland OR 97239
Phone: 503-715-1258
Email: info@letoilefrenchschool.com
letoilefrenchschool.com/#en

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Portland Early Learning Project
PORTLAND EARLY LEARNING PROJECT
Portland Early Learning Project (PELP) teaches Family Spanish, preschool, K-3rd, 3rd-5th, and private classes throughout Portland. PELP is also proud to offer their signature **free** monthly Spanish Story & Play Times at family-friendly cafes and bookstores. Songs, games, and lots of movement make their programs fun & engaging for everyone!
Where:
Phone: 503-284-0610
Email: nina@portlandearlylearning.com
portlandearlylearning.com
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Gymnastics & Dance

The Circus Project
THE CIRCUS PROJECT
Circus classes—acrobatics, aerial, juggling, performance—for ages 2 through adults. Get upside down and in the air! Private classes for up to 4 students can be arranged to fit your schedule. Located next to Playdate PDX. All are welcome.
Where: 1420 NW 17th Ave Ste 388 Portland OR 97209
Phone: 503-764-9174
Email: academy@thecircusproject.org
thecircusproject.org
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Music Instruction

Metropolitan Youth Symphony
METROPOLITAN YOUTH SYMPHONY
Metropolitan Youth Symphony enrolls over 500 students from the greater Portland metro area and SW Washington, and offers 14 ensembles (orchestra, band, percussion, and jazz), a chamber music program, a summer chamber music camp, a Beginning Strings class for low-income students, tuition assistance for 100% of qualifying students, and more!
Where: 4800 SW Macadam Ste 105 Portland OR 97239
Phone: 503-239-4566
Email: officemgr@playmys.org
playmys.org
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Preschools

AHSC Yu Miao Chinese Immersion Preschool
AHSC YU MIAO CHINESE IMMERSION PRESCHOOL
Students at Asian Health and Service Center (AHSC)’s Yu Miao Chinese Immersion Preschool embrace multiculturalism by learning the Mandarin language and Chinese cultures and customs at an early age. We foster and encourage personal growth, social development, and academic exploration through an integrated program. Our Mandarin Chinese language immersion program makes language learning fun!

Where: 5239 SE Woodstock Bl Portland OR 97206
Phone: 503-775-3767
Email: tyang@ahscpdx.org
ahscpdx.org/yumiao.html
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Blooming Rose Preschool, LLC
BLOOMING ROSE PRESCHOOL, LLC
Blooming Rose Preschool is located in the charming Arbor Lodge neighborhood! Blooming Rose accepts children ages 2-5. We are a school that utilizes the Project Approach for teaching and learning, French language enrichment, a multicultural lens, and a focus on kindergarten readiness. Our mission is to value children, their families, and the environments in which they come from!
Where: 6735 N Atlantic Ave Portland OR
Phone: 503-260-1374
Email: bloomingrosepreschool@gmail.com
bloomingrosepreschool.com

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Blue Frogs Jump LLC Preschool
BLUE FROGS JUMP LLC PRESCHOOL
Blue Frogs Jump is an Eco-Healthy, NAFCC, nationally accredited preschool offering organic meals, snacks and a challenging, child centered curriculum, coupled with the gift of time, fun experiences and the value of joy!
Where: 10207 NW Alpenglow Way Portland OR 97229
Phone: 503-925-3919
Email: Michele@BlueFrogsjump.com
BlueFrogsJump.com

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Childswork Learning Center
CHILDSWORK LEARNING CENTER
A nonprofit preschool, Kindergarten and childcare center located in Southeast Portland. Our early childhood education center serves a diverse population of children and families, focusing on the development of the whole child with respect and compassion. Childswork is a safe place for children to explore, take chances, make messes and learn through play.

Where: 4235 SE Salmon St Portland OR 97215
Phone: 503-234-3611
Email: info@childswork.org
childswork.org

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Gabriel Park Preschool
GABRIEL PARK PRESCHOOL
Gabriel Park Preschool is a nonprofit cooperative preschool for children ages 2-5. Parent involvement creates a rich, nurturing environment while also keeping tuition low. The curriculum is based on a “learn through play” philosophy which allows children to explore and manipulate their environment to discover and learn new things.
Where: 5815 SW Gillcrest Ct Portland OR 97221
Phone: 503-244-3518
Email: gpps@gabrielparkpreschool.com
gabrielparkpreschool.com
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Heartwood Preschool
HEARTWOOD PRESCHOOL
At Heartwood, children are exposed to art, nature, movement, gardening, yoga, drama, science, world cultures, design, pets, collaboration, and friendship. We have been state certified since 2003 and are a licensed Music Together Preschool.
Where: 1305 NE 52nd Ave Portland OR 97213
Phone: 503-235-0631
Email: heartwoodpreschool@gmail.com
heartwoodpreschool.com

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Hillsboro Parent Preschool + Kindergarten
HILLSBORO PARENT PRESCHOOL + KINDERGARTEN
Our cooperative early education community inspires children’s creativity, wonder and love of learning. In this safe, nurturing environment children are valued and respected as they build a foundation for future learning. We offer affordable tuition, a great adult to child ratio and a supportive community for the entire family.
Where: 168 NE 8th Ave Hillsboro OR 97124
Phone: 503-648-4781
Email: hillsboroparentpreschool@gmail.com
hillsboroparentpreschool.org
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Holy Cross Catholic School
HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Holy Cross Catholic School offers a rigorous, faith-centered Pre-K through 8th grade curriculum. Teachers and staff challenge our students, while offering amazing levels of support to create confident, eager learners. We offer small class sizes, cultural diversity and various extra curricular activities, and support our community of involved parents.
Where: 5202 N Bowdoin St Portland OR 97203
Phone: 503-289-3010
Email: jjohnson@archdpdx.org
holycrosspdx.org/school

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The International School
THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
For over 27 years, The International School has been educating future global citizens through our unique blend of full language immersion, dynamic academics, and warm, multicultural community. We offer: *Full Immersion in Chinese, Spanish, or Japanese *authorized International Baccalaureate World School *Professional faculty from 17 countries. For students from PreK-5th grade.
Where: 025 SW Sherman St Portland OR 97201
Phone: 503-226-2496
Email: admissions@intlschool.org
intlschool.org
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L'Etoile French Immersion School
L’ETOILE FRENCH IMMERSION SCHOOL
L’Etoile French Immersion School is an independent school accredited by the French Ministry of Education for students in preschool through grade 5. Located in the heart of Portland, our native French teachers prepare children to be capable, confident students who are empowered to achieve in both French and English.
Where: 5839 SW Hood Ave Portland OR 97239
Phone: 503-715-1258
Email: info@letoilefrenchschool.com
letoilefrenchschool.com/#en

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Montessori School of Beaverton
MSB
MSB is where academics come alive, boundaries to success and progress are lifted and children love to learn! In our 4th decade, MSB continues to provide Montessori education for children 3 through 12 years of age. Our students integrate academics with explorations in nature throughout their school day on a private campus located in the west hills of Portland.
Where: 11065 NW Crystal Creek Lane Portland OR 97229
Phone: 503-439-1597
Email: info@msb.org
msb.org

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Opal Beginning School
OPAL BEGINNING SCHOOL
Opal Beginning School is a private, tuition-based preschool program at Portland Children’s Museum that serves children ages 3 – 6 years old. At Opal Beginning School we value creating a caring, learning community of children, families, and teachers where listening and relationships are at the heart of the program’s philosophy.
Where: 4015 SW Canyon Rd Portland OR 97221
Phone: 503-471-9917
Email: educationoffice@portlandcm.org
portlandcm.org/opalbeginningschool

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Oregon Episcopal School
OREGON EPISCOPAL SCHOOL
OES is a Pre-K-12 college preparatory, independent school with approximately 870 students. We have small classes in a collaborative, project-based learning environment. Our beautiful 59-acre campus provides the perfect setting for open minds to inquire, explore, and grow in order to succeed in an ever-changing global community.
Where: 6300 SW Nicol Rd Portland OR 97223
Phone: 503-768-3115
Email: admit@oes.edu
oes.edu

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Oregon Hope Chinese School
OREGON HOPE CHINESE SCHOOL
Oregon Hope Chinese School provides Chinese Preschool and Kindergarten, Saturday Chinese lessons, Summer Camp, and After-School Chinese for children 2.5 year old and older. Whether your child understands/speaks some Chinese at home or is a non-Chinese speaker, there is an array of Chinese classes to suit every student’s needs.
Where: 4010 NW Kaiser Rd Portland OR 97229
Phone: 971-226-7240
Email: info@oregon-hope.org
oregon-hope.org
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Portland Montessori Collaborative
PORTLAND MONTESSORI COLLABORATIVE
A year round school for infants through kindergarten, offering four and five day schedules for full and part day care. We boast wholesome, organic snacks and meals cooked on site, trained and experienced staff, music, art, and a thoughtful outdoor curriculum. Our school is a wonderful nurturing place to learn and grow.
Where: 4817 SW 53rd Ave Portland OR 97221
Phone: 503-972-7100
Email: info@pdxMc.org
pdxMC.org

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Small Friends Preschool & Kindergarten
SMALL FRIENDS SCHOOL
Small Friends provides developmentally appropriate programs to children, ages 3 – 5. We believe children are active, capable, willing participants in their education for life. Our classrooms provide ample opportunities for children to explore, create, observe, experiment and collaborate to construct a deeper understanding of their world.
Where: 7475 SW Oleson Rd Portland OR 97223
Phone: 503-388-2266
Email: smallfriendsschool@gmail.com
smallfriendsschool.com

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Sunshine Montessori Preschool and Childcare Center
SUNSHINE MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL AND CHILDCARE CENTER
We have been serving the Beaverton families since 1995 and offer year around Montessori education, toddler through kindergarten, with extended care. Large playground with basketball, tennis and large play structures. Music program and hot meals provided. Our children are thriving in area private and public elementary schools.
Where: 4845 SW Murray Blvd Beaverton OR 97005
Phone: 503-644-1466
Email: info@sunshine-montessori.com
sunshine-montessori.com

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West Hills Montessori School
WEST HILLS MONTESSORI SCHOOL
At West Hills Montessori School we serve the social, emotional and intellectual needs of children ages 15 months to 12 years (SW Portland and Lake Oswego locations). Serving Portland area families for almost 50 years!
Where: 4920 SW Vermont St Portland OR 97219
Phone: 503-246-5495
Additional Locations:
Lake Oswego Campus: 4515 Parkview Drive Lake Oswego, OR 97035; 503-636-1408
Email: vermontstreet@westhills-montessori.com
westhills-montessori.com
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Young Wonders Preschool
YOUNG WONDERS PRESCHOOL
We provide a positive, nurturing, eco-friendly space to have fun, try new things and explore. We encourage self-initiative, resourcefulness, a sense of community and respect for self. Our children thrive in a safe and supportive environment where they can engage in open-ended activities and structured group explorations.
Where: 4324 NE 17th Ave Portland OR 97211
Phone: 503-281-3819
Email: youngwonderspreschool@gmail.com
youngwonderspreschool.com
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Private Schools

A Renaissance School of Arts and Sciences
A RENAISSANCE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Welcome to an environment for children, 4-14, where questions lead learning, innovation is integral to daily work, and collaboration taps into the developing expertise of each child. Depth, application, and craftsmanship are hallmarks of our school. Your child will encounter small classes for personal attention, powerful strategies and curriculum, multiple forms of assessment, civic engagement and service opportunities, specialized classes, mentorships, and travel. We offer a life-safe building, air conditioning, clean water, extended year and extended day schedule with aftercare until 6:00 pm, and a caring community.
Where: 0234 SW Bancroft St Portland OR 97239
Phone: 971-221-2311
Email: castleattheedge@gmail.com
renaissanceschoolportland.org
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Bridges Middle School
BRIDGES MIDDLE SCHOOL
Bridges Middle School is an independent nonprofit school that provides a highly creative and focused school setting for 5th – 8th grade students with learning differences. In our small classes, Bridges’ students flourish in a community of supportive teachers and peers. We strive to maintain a student-teacher ratio of 9:1 and often even lower.

Where: 2510 SW 1st Ave Portland OR 97201
Phone: 503-688-2922
Email: info@bridgesms.org
bridgesms.org


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Cathedral School
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL
Grounded in Catholic religious principles and values, Cathedral School’s mission is to provide an excellent academic education that instills a lifelong love for learning and a respect for each person and all creations as gifts of God. Please explore our website and contact the school to schedule a tour.
Where: 110 NW 17th Ave Portland OR 97209
Phone: 503-275-9370
Email: info@cathedral-or.org
cathedral-or.org

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Catlin Gabel School
CATLIN GABEL SCHOOL
Catlin Gabel Open House Sunday, October 29, 1-4 pm.
Registration opens September 5. Join us on the Catlin Gabel campus, where all grades from preschool through 12 open their doors to parents and families. Talk with teachers, students, parents, and alumni, and see what our community is all about.
Where: 8825 SW Barnes Rd Portland OR 97225
Phone: 503-297-1894
Email: admission@catlin.edu
catlin.edu/page.cfm?p=499
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Franciscan Montessori Earth School
FRANCISCAN MONTESSORI EARTH SCHOOL
The Franciscan Montessori Earth School/St. Francis Academy offers a Remarkably Different education to children in the preschool, elementary and middle school levels. Small class size, before/after care, and a curriculum including foreign language instruction, gardening education and Earth Experiences are available on 10 picturesque acres in SE Portland.
Where: 14750 SE Clinton Portland OR 97236
Phone: 503-760-8220
Email: info@fmes.org
fmes.org

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The Gardner School of Arts and Sciences
THE GARDNER SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES
An independent, progressive day school, serving preschool through 8th grade. Inspired by the theory of multiple intelligences, our community of teachers and learners recognizes and honors many ways of learning, thinking and expressing. Our small class sizes and integrated studies promote individualized instruction while our beautiful campus allows teachers to use all facets of the environment to stimulate learning. At Gardner, we believe in creating not only avid learners, but inspired and engaged global citizens.
Where: 16413 NE 50th Ave Vancouver WA 98686
Phone: 360-574-5752
Email: info@gardnerschool.org
gardnerschool.org
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German International School
GERMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF PORTLAND
We are authentic, approachable, and passionate! Join us at our Open House and see how we’re redefining what it means to be an independent school. Coffee, school tours, and the GIS experience will be provided by our team in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Come get to know us and our international community!
Where: 3900 SW Murray Bl Beaverton OR 97005
Phone: 503-626-9089
Email: info@gspdx.org
gspdx.org
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Holy Cross Catholic School
HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Holy Cross Catholic School offers a rigorous, faith-centered Pre-K through 8th grade curriculum. Teachers and staff challenge our students, while offering amazing levels of support to create confident, eager learners. We offer small class sizes, cultural diversity and various extra curricular activities, and support our community of involved parents.
Where: 5202 N Bowdoin St Portland OR 97203
Phone: 503-289-3010
Email: jjohnson@archdpdx.org
holycrosspdx.org/school

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The International School
THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
For over 27 years, The International School has been educating future global citizens through our unique blend of full language immersion, dynamic academics, and warm, multicultural community. We offer: *Full Immersion in Chinese, Spanish, or Japanese *authorized International Baccalaureate World School *Professional faculty from 17 countries. For students from PreK-5th grade.
Where: 025 SW Sherman St Portland OR 97201
Phone: 503-226-2496
Email: admissions@intlschool.org
intlschool.org
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Living Wisdom School
LIVING WISDOM SCHOOL
LWS serves children from preschool through 8th grade through the lens of Education for Life, a holistic educational model that seeks to bring out the best in each child through a balanced curriculum and a supportive, nurturing environment.
Our aim is to bring universal spiritual principles into the daily lives of our students through direct experience and practical skills for living.

Our main curriculum areas are Personal Development, Self Expression and Communication, Understanding People, Cooperation, Our Earth/Our Universe, and Wholeness.

Our remarkable educational experience includes:
• Creative Arts
• Foreign Language
• Daily Outdoor Learning
• Field Trips
• Service Projects
• Yoga and Meditation
• Socio-Emotional Awareness and Tools
• Traditional Academic Subjects taught through Experiential Learning

Where: 4855 SW Watson Ave Beaverton OR 97005
Phone: 503-671-9112
Email: office@livingwisdomportland.org
livingwisdomportland.org/
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Montessori School of Beaverton
MSB
MSB is where academics come alive, boundaries to success and progress are lifted and children love to learn! In our 4th decade, MSB continues to provide Montessori education for children 3 through 12 years of age. Our students integrate academics with explorations in nature throughout their school day on a private campus located in the west hills of Portland.
Where: 11065 NW Crystal Creek Lane Portland OR 97229
Phone: 503-439-1597
Email: info@msb.org
msb.org

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Northwest Academy
NORTHWEST ACADEMY
Northwest Academy is an independent middle and high school that partners engaging academic and arts classes. Downtown Portland is our extended classroom; students utilize the Central Library, Portland State University, and nearby museums and performing arts centers. Arts After Hours elective classes are open to students in the greater Portland area.
Where: 1130 SW Main St Portland OR 97205
Phone: 503-223-3367 x104
Email: lettinger@nwacademy.org
nwacademy.org

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Oregon Episcopal School
OREGON EPISCOPAL SCHOOL
OES is a Pre-K-12 college preparatory, independent school with approximately 870 students. We have small classes in a collaborative, project-based learning environment. Our beautiful 59-acre campus provides the perfect setting for open minds to inquire, explore, and grow in order to succeed in an ever-changing global community.
Where: 6300 SW Nicol Rd Portland OR 97223
Phone: 503-768-3115
Email: admit@oes.edu
oes.edu

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Peace Valley School
PEACE VALLEY SCHOOL
Peace Valley School is a nonprofit, independent secondary school based on an innovative one-room, one-farm model for just twelve students ages 10 and up, on a 5-acre family farm located near McMinnville. At PVS, we Make Education Real by working together on real-world projects to solve universal problems. Our highly qualified Head of School designs curriculum by integrating student interests and real-life skills. With just 12 students, individual learning paths are directed by cultural universals as well as personal interests, and a lot of fun outside!
Where: 5384 NE Duniway Rd Dayton OR 97114
Phone: 971-706-0485
Email: learn@peacevalleyschool.org
peacevalleyschool.org
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Portland Jewish Academy
PORTLAND JEWISH ACADEMY
At Portland Jewish Academy, we strive to ensure an academically rich environment which honors the whole child. PJA nurtures and inspires Jewish engagement, kavod/respect, and responsibility for the world in which we live.
Where: 6651 SW Capitol Hwy Portland OR 97219
Phone: 503-244-0126
Email: office@pjaproud.org
pjaproud.org

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St. Thomas More School
ST. THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC SCHOOL
St. Thomas More Catholic School is a community of faith dedicated to fostering integrity, serving others, and promoting lifelong learning. Serving the Southwest area of Portland and beyond since 1948, STM is committed to encouraging each student’s best self to thrive.

Where: 3521 SW Patton Rd Portland OR 97221
Phone: 503-222-6105
Email: stmschool@stmpdx.org
stmpdxschool.org

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Trackers Earth Portland
TRACKERS FOREST SCHOOL
The forest is our classroom. Students explore nature and create community. Trackers Forest School blends academics with hands-on outdoor learning. Accepting applications for: Grade K (Single-Day Pre-K Options), Elementary: Grades 1 & 2, Middle School: Grades 6, 7 & 8, High School: Grade 9
Where: 4617 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland OR 97202
Phone: 503-345-3312
Email: info@trackersearth.com
trackerspdx.com

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Tucker-Maxon School
TUCKER MAXON SCHOOL
Tucker Maxon is a parent’s first choice for outstanding private education for children Preschool-5th grade. Masters-level teachers focus on academics, communication, and emotional intelligence, plus art, music, PE, rock-climbing, robotics, organic gardening and animals. Nurturing 8:1 student-to-teacher ratio. Since 1947, Tucker Maxon: where every child has a voice. Come visit!
Where: 2860 SE Holgate Blvd Portland OR 97202
Phone: 503-235-6551
Email: info@tuckermaxon.org
tuckermaxon.org
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Village Home Education Resource Center
VILLAGE HOME EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER
At Village Home, learners have the freedom to pursue their academic interests, choosing from more than 200 mixed-age classes. Our unique approach encourages students to take ownership of their learning. Our caring and enthusiastic professional instructors create active, fun-filled classes where the focus is on learning together.

Where: 5150 SW Watson Ave Beaverton OR 97005
Phone: 503-597-9100
Email: info@villagehome.org
villagehome.org

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West Hills Montessori School
WEST HILLS MONTESSORI SCHOOL
At West Hills Montessori School we serve the social, emotional and intellectual needs of children ages 15 months to 12 years (SW Portland and Lake Oswego locations). Serving Portland area families for almost 50 years!
Where: 4920 SW Vermont St Portland OR 97219
Phone: 503-246-5495
Additional Locations:
Lake Oswego Campus: 4515 Parkview Drive Lake Oswego, OR 97035; 503-636-1408
Email: vermontstreet@westhills-montessori.com
westhills-montessori.com
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Public & Charter Schools

Milwaukie Academy of the Arts
MILWAUKIE ACADEMY OF THE ARTS
MAA is a free public charter high school open to students living in Oregon. We offer a rigorous arts-based curriculum preparing students for success using Project Based Learning, where students choose a broad spectrum of arts courses and all core classes are taught using the arts to enhance student learning.
Where: 2301 SE Willard St Milwaukie OR 97222
Phone: 503-353-5843
Email: taylorti@nclack.k12.or.us
academyofthearts.org
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Multisensory Learning Academy
MLA K-8 PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL
MLA is a dream and a vision that a school can exist to serve the needs of students who seek to excel in both academics and life. Not all people learn in the same way or on the same day. We value and recognize these differences.
Where: 22565 NE Halsey St Fairview OR 97024
Phone: 503-405-7868
Email: awaldbillig@mla.k12.or.us
mla.k12.or.us
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Riverdale School District
RIVERDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Our simple but powerful goal is to produce students who know how to use their minds well. The Riverdale education is academically rigorous and learner-centered. Here, core academic disciplines marry with art, music and experiential learning at all grade levels from preschool through 12th grade.
Where: 11733 SW Breyman Ave Portland OR 97219
Phone: 503-262-4847
Email: info@riverdale.k12.or.us
riverdaleschool.com
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Science/Nature Programs

iFLY Indoor Skydiving
IFLY INDOOR SKYDIVING
At iFLY, students learn real world application of math, science and engineering. We build awareness of STEM careers while showing students STEM is more than what they read in a text book. Our STEM program is a tremendous hands-on full-body learning experience for classes of all ages and a blast!
Where: 10645 SW Greenburg Rd Portland OR 97223
Phone: 971-803-4359
Email: info.portland@iflyworld.com
iflyworld.com/portland/

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Saturday Academy
SATURDAY ACADEMY
Celebrating 35 years of STEM education! We offer classes and camps to students in grades 2-12 throughout the Portland Metro Area. Our focus is on science, technology, engineering, math, humanities, the arts and college preparation. Financial aid is available. We’re not just on Saturdays! Follow your curiosity with us.
Where: Locations throughout Portland Metro
Phone: 503-200-5858
Email: info@saturdayacademy.org
saturdayacademy.org

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Sports/Fitness

Yoga Playgrounds
YOGA PLAYGROUNDS
Yoga Playgrounds offers fun, engaging yoga classes on site at schools for kids ages 2 and up in the Portland metro area and Eugene. Our classes give the kids tools they need to live happier, healthier and more peaceful lives.
Where: Multiple schools in Portland
Phone: 541-778-4541
Email: hello@yogaplaygrounds.com
yogaplaygrounds.com
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Tutorial/Learning Services

HELP Eliminate Learning Problems, Inc. (HELP)
HELP ELIMINATE LEARNING PROBLEMS, INC. (HELP)
HELP is a not for profit that offers children and adults testing and treatment for learning and information processing difficulties. This differs from tutoring because it actually changes how a person understands, stores and retrieves visual and auditory information as well as increasing focus, follow through and organizational abilities.
Where: 17600 Hwy 43, Marylhurst University Campus, Davignon Hall #326 Marylhurst OR 97036
Phone: 503-635-3389
Email: info@helpadd.com
helpadd.com
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Math Gamers
MATH GAMERS
Math enrichment designed to engage students (gr K-6) in math as they play original, specialized games (board, guessing, logic). Games’ goals are matched to new common core standards. In every 6-week session, we help your kids learn by playing a different game each week that addresses a math skill they need!
Where: Locations througout Portland.
Phone: 503-880-4988
Email: kc@mathgamers.net
mathgamers.net

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Math In Color
MATH IN COLOR
Math In Color provides creative math workshops and camps designed just for girls! We believe that a hands-on experience can help girls build confidence, explore ideas, and have fun with math. Join us for Saturday workshops and “School’s Out” day camps. We also work in select elementary schools after school!
Where: 5441 SE Belmont St Portland OR 97215
Phone: 971-703-8346
Email: mathincolorpdx@gmail.com
mathincolorpdx.com

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Saturday Academy
SATURDAY ACADEMY
Celebrating 35 years of STEM education! We offer classes and camps to students in grades 2-12 throughout the Portland Metro Area. Our focus is on science, technology, engineering, math, humanities, the arts and college preparation. Financial aid is available. We’re not just on Saturdays! Follow your curiosity with us.
Where: Locations Throughout Portland Metro
Phone: 503-200-5858
Email: info@saturdayacademy.org
saturdayacademy.org

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