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:


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...


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...

Tillamook Updates

What's going on in our classrooms this month?

18 Jan

2018-19 Application

The application for the 2018-19 school year is now available! Click here to download and complete our application.

Applications are due by March 3, 2018 in order to be included in our lottery...

05 Oct

Good Things Come from Skinned Knees

By Teacher Anette

At the September General Meeting, we spent time discussing how kids’ reactions are often reflections of adults’ reactions. For example, when a child trips and falls, a...

05 Sep

Jumping In

By Teacher Anette

Sometimes kids need to be invited to play. I know that was my case a couple of weeks ago when I was visiting one of our youngest preschoolers. Nina in the 2-day and I had...

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: 503-974-6079