Philosophy

Our school’s emphasis on conflict resolution and open-ended activities work well in a mixed-age classroom — reinforcing social skills for older children, while maintaining an atmosphere that allows younger children to learn to be in charge of themselves.

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Early Education to Spark Creativity

Play-based learning helps us develop the whole child. Our curriculum includes these components:

Music

We begin and end each day with an inviting music circle, greeting everybody by name and song. Children love putting on theater and musical performances during their day at Tillamook, and...

Nature

Our school honors the four seasons in our art, field trips, and creative play. We plant garden beds, explore natural elements in our sensory bins, and create art from sticks, leaves, petals and more.

Healthy Foods

Our classroom has the benefit of 19+ talented chefs at our kids' service! Our parent helpers prepare healthy and creative snack-time options — rainbow veggies, homemade scones, and watermelon...

Important Dates

Upcoming events to put on your Portland Tillamook Preschool calendar!

27  Sep

Trader Joe’s Field Trip

Just in time for our "grocery story" unit at school! We'll be visiting the Hollywood Trader Joe's for a behind-the-scenes tour - and filling up on tasty TJ treats!

15  Oct

Day at the Pumpkin Patch

Both of our classes will venture out to Farmer Anne's pumpkin patch in Gales Creek to pick the pumpkins we planted last spring! Fingers crossed for sunny skies. But, rain or shine, this is a...

Pumpkin Patch Harvest

For many years, Tillamook Preschool has maintained a close friendship with Farmer Anne, who runs a family farm in Gales Creek, Oregon. Each spring, our classes plant pumpkin seedlings into the earth. The following fall, we return to Farmer Anne's pumpkin patch to harvest our pumpkins. It is a favorite Tillamook tradition, by far.

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Families Love Tillamook

Sure, our kids love their preschool. But it seems that parents love it just as much.

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Our classroom is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., five days a week September - May (based on PPS calendar). The school day runs 9 a.m. to noon.

935 NE 33rd Ave. Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-234-1691