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Almost Home Childcare

15022 SW Cabernet Drive
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: Almost Home Childcare - A Place To Laugh Learn & Play.

Our mission is to encourage each child’s natural love of learning by providing a variety of new and exciting daily experiences. We use “Mother Goose Time” curriculum which supplemented with “Learning Dynamics” reading. We incorporate hands on activities which include gardening, cooking & baking, kids yoga, sign language, caring for animals and the environment, and field trips. Part-time schedules available for ages 2+ only.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at https://almosthomechildcare.org/ or by contacting Paula Doyle at childcaresavvy@yahoo.com

Almost Home Too

12490 SW North Dakota
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: Almost Home Childcare - A Place To Laugh Learn & Play.

Our mission is to encourage each child’s natural love of learning by providing a variety of new and exciting daily experiences. We use “Mother Goose Time” curriculum which supplemented with “Learning Dynamics” reading. We incorporate hands on activities which include gardening, cooking & baking, kids yoga, sign language, caring for animals and the environment, and field trips.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
5 days a week
Learn more at https://almosthomechildcare.org/ or by contacting Paula Doyle at childcaresavvy@yahoo.com

Amanecer Academy

15931 NW Wismer Drive
$30 waitlist fee

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We are currently full at our Amanecer Academy Location on 15931 NW Wismer Drive Portland Oregon (last updated 9 months ago)
About this center: Amanecer Academy is a 100% Spanish Immersion Daycare and Pre-School. Children who attend our School will reap the benefits of Bilingualism. Bilingualism has profound positive effects on the brain. Some of those effects include increased creativity, higher levels of attention and focus and improved ability to adjust to environmental changes.

For more information about our program, visit https://www.amaneceracademy.com/
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://amaneceracademy.com or by contacting Laura Paz at amaneceracademy@gmail.com

Aprende con Amigos - Irvington

2036 NE MLK Blvd.
$22 waitlist fee

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We are currently fully enrolled. (last updated 11 months ago)
About this center: At Aprende con Amigos children “learn with friends” through an innovative and research-based Spanish immersion program for potty-trained children three to five years of age. Our native Spanish speaking teachers immerse students in language and culture and support children’s natural curiosity and sense of wonder through a hands-on learning environment. Our innovative rotating schedule supports Gardner's multiple intelligence theory to ensure each child meets their potential.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://aprendeconamigos.com or by contacting Teresa Hernandez at teresa@aprendeconamgios.com

Aprende con Amigos - Overlook

5206 N. Interstate Ave.
$22 waitlist fee

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We are currently fully enrolled. (last updated 11 months ago)
About this center: At Aprende con Amigos children “learn with friends” through an innovative and research-based Spanish immersion program for potty-trained children three to five years of age. Our native Spanish speaking teachers immerse students in language and culture and support children’s natural curiosity and sense of wonder through a hands-on learning environment. Our innovative rotating schedule supports Gardner's multiple intelligence theory to ensure each child meets their potential.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://aprendeconamigos.com or by contacting Nila Quevedo at nila@aprendeconamigos.com

Arc en Ciel Montessori - Toddler and Primary House

26 NE Morris St
$100 waitlist fee

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We are currently full through 2025 in our Primary and Toddler programs.
We typically see 1-2 openings throughout the school year across all programs. For all openings we pull directly from our waitlist. (last updated 25 days ago)
About this center: We provide care to children aged 3 - 6 years. Our mission is to provide a loving and nurturing space for children to explore, grow, learn, and connect with other children and adults in the context of Montessori philosophy. We offer an authentic Montessori program enriched with the experience of an immersive introduction to the French language. We ask all parents to review our Community Handbook at arcmontessori.org before joining our waitlist.
Offering full day care for children over 16 months old
5 days a week
Learn more at https://arcmontessori.org/ or by contacting Dannielle Herman at info@arcmontessori.org

Arc en Ciel Montessori - Vernon Infant House

1436 NE Ainsworth St
$100 waitlist fee

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The infant house location is currently touring for families of 3-month-olds. (last updated 25 days ago)
About this center: Our Infant House provides an in-home Montessori environment for infants aged 3 months - stable walkers. We offer a safe, nurturing environment that promotes independence while developing second language skills. We are committed to close partnering with families to support and nurture the Montessori and French Language experience at school as well as at home. We ask all parents to review our Community Handbook on our website prior to applying to our waitlist.
www.arcmontessori.org
Offering full day care for children under 24 months old
5 days a week
Learn more at https://arcmontessori.org/ or by contacting Dannielle Herman at info@arcmontessori.org

BabyVillage by WeVillage

1901 NE Broadway
$60 waitlist fee

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We are now accepting Infants and Toddlers Ages 6 weeks - 3 years! (last updated 2 months ago)
About this center: Welcome to the BabyVillage! Our state-of-the-art center is designed to provide the best possible care and attention for your little ones. Our experienced and caring staff are dedicated to ensuring that every baby at BabyVillage is happy, healthy, and loved. So come on in and join the fun at BabyVillage, where every day is a new adventure for your little one!
Offering full or half day care for children of all ages
1 day, 2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at https://wevillage.com/ or by contacting Kristen Buffaloe at kristen@wevillage.com

Bee Bops Bumble Babies

8021 SW Mapleleaf St.
$25 waitlist fee

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For more information about our program please visit our website https://www.beebopskids.com/ (last updated 34 days ago)
About this center: Bumble Babies specializes in care of infants and toddlers under two. Your precious child will be receiving top quality care in an environment designed for them. All of our staff has additional training and experience in infant and toddler development and care. We believe that our youngest members of the Bee Bops family thrive the most when they are able to participate in hands-on activities. We offer indoor and outdoor environments that are rich in stimulating and developmentally appropriate.
Offering full day care for children under 24 months old
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at https://www.beebopskids.com/ or by contacting Bee Bops at beebopslittlehouse@gmail.com

Bee Bops Busy Bees

8855 SW Omara St
$25 waitlist fee

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For more information about our program please visit our website https://www.beebopskids.com/ (last updated 34 days ago)
About this center: The children in our care will thrive in an environment where they can explore new opportunities, experiment with ideas, and build on their individual skills. We believe that children learn by hands-on experiences guided by committed educators. We promote an inclusive environment encouraging optimal growth to all children in our care. This can be accomplished my meeting each child were they are developmentally through an individual assessment.

Bee Bops Busy Bees is for toddlers two and older.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
1 day, 2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at https://www.beebopskids.com/ or by contacting Bee Bops at beebopslittlehouse@gmail.com

Bee Bops Lil' Tots

9785 SW McKenzie St
$25 waitlist fee

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For more information about our program please visit our website https://www.beebopskids.com/ (last updated 34 days ago)
About this center: The children in our care will thrive in an environment where they can explore new opportunities, experiment with ideas, and build on their individual skills. We believe that children learn by hands-on experiences guided by committed educators. We promote an inclusive environment encouraging optimal growth to all children in our care. This can be accomplished my meeting each child were they are developmentally through an individual assessment.

Bee Bops Lil' Tots is for toddlers two and older.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
1 day, 2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at https://www.beebopskids.com/ or by contacting Bee Bops at beebopslittlehouse@gmail.com

Belmont Academy

3841 SE Belmont St.
$50 waitlist fee

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We are fully enrolled for infant - toddler ages but may have preschool openings - please reach out to us directly for more information. (last updated 11 months ago)
About this center: A non-profit school committed to the total development of every child. We offer care for infants to Pre-K, with a before and after school program for kindergarten through fifth grade. A summer camp is available for kindergarten through fifth grade.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://belmontacademy.org or by contacting Rose Benge at rose@belmontacademy.org

Blooming Rose Preschool

5512 N Montana Ave
$50 waitlist fee

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Now Enrolling for the 2024-2025 school year! Your child must be 36 months or older. Please email to inquire!

For more information about our program, visit our website https://www.bloomingrosepreschool.com/ (last updated 34 days ago)
About this center: Blooming Rose Preschool is located in the Overlook neighborhood of North Portland. We offer quality, full day schooling and childcare for littles ages 3 years - 5 years in a cozy, small center setting. Our days are filled with art projects, free play, outside exploration, music, instruments, dancing, nap time, school provided organic snacks, and more! Email us for more information and to schedule a tour of our space!
Offering full day care for children of all ages
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.bloomingrosepreschool.com or by contacting Remy and Sofia at bloomingrosepreschool@gmail.com

Blueberry Hill Learning Community

6537 SE 67th Ave
$35 waitlist fee

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We are currently looking to enroll older toddlers/preschooler in the Spring. (last updated 11 months ago)
About this center: Blueberry Hill is a small home childcare offering quality care to infants, toddlers and preschoolers. We seek to elevate this important work and nourish young minds through exploring and learning along side them. We are RIE and Reggio inspired as well as play and nature based.
Offering full day care for children under 36 months old
5 days a week
Learn more at https://growingupwards.com/listing/blueberry-hill-llc/ or by contacting Betsy Levitt at blevitt2.0@gmail.com

Bower Tree Preschool

444 NE Tillamook St
$30 waitlist fee

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We currently anticipate 2-3 openings for 2024. (last updated 3 months ago)
About this center: Bower Tree Preschool is a home-based Montessori/Waldorf hybrid program focusing on storytelling, the arts, practical life skills, early numeracy and literacy, and nature-based play. Our little urban homestead is designed to be a beautiful, soul-nourishing sanctuary for young children as they craft the foundation for their lives and future schooling.

Our school accepts up to 7 new children per year between 2 to 5 years old. For more info about our program visit https://bowertreepreschool.com/
Offering full day care for children of all ages
3 days or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://bowertreepreschool.com or by contacting Caitlyn Moe at caitlyn@bowertreepreschool.com

Bridge City Montessori School

4560 SE 67th Ave
$35 waitlist fee

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We have two programs, a toddler program which is for ages 18 months through 3.6 years and a pre-school program which is ages 3.6 through 6 years.

For more information about our school and programs, please visit https://www.bridgecitymontessori.com/ (last updated 3 months ago)
About this center: The pursuit of knowledge is at the heart of Bridge City Montessori School. Our students are filled with excitement and wonder as we encourage them to explore their interests socially with friends, lessons with teachers, independently through art or science based projects and by participating in community events. Our world studies engage us to celebrate all cultures and differences. When a culture of love and acceptance is cultivated, there’s no telling where it’s impact will end. Ages 1.5 - 6yrs
Offering full or half day care for children of all ages
4 days or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.bridgecitymontessori.com or by contacting Erin McCann at admin@bridgecitymontessori.com

Busy Hands Montessori

725 NW Dale Ave
$250 waitlist fee

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A tour is required before joining the waitlist.

Waitlist enrollment is year round, but we typically admit children at 18 months. Please be specific with enrollment timeline as we will offer enrollment only once. If the enrollment invitation is declined the child is removed from the waitlist. (last updated 11 months ago)
About this center: Busy Hands Montessori believes in educating the whole child.  Through authentic and thoughtful Montessori teachings, encouraging independence and self-discovery, and celebrating the individual potential of each child, we help guide the foundational stages of their learning journey.

The waitlist fee is credited to enrollment fees if an offer of enrollment is made. However, please note that this fee will not be refunded if you choose not to enroll or if you do not receive an enrollment offer.
Offering full or half day care for children over 15 months old
4 days or 5 days a week
Learn more at https://www.busyhandspdx.com/ or by contacting Jessica Gowans at admin@busyhandspdx.com

Caring Tus Carinos

3014 SW Florida St.
$50 waitlist fee

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We have two opening for now, 12 months and older. (last updated 24 days ago)
About this center: Caring Tus Carinos is a bilingual family child care offering a loving, safe, engaging environment for children. With over twenty years of experience in the field, I believe that all children deserve to be provided a sense of security through responsive and caring caregivers and that the best curriculum is created with the involvement of children. We provide plenty of opportunity for them to use play to translate experience into understanding.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
5 days a week
Learn more at http://growingupwards.com or by contacting Carmina Ruiz Abrego at caringtuscarinos@gmail.com

Casa Feliz 95th Street House

2131 NE 95th Place
$45 waitlist fee

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This site is fully enrolled. Due to the cohort nature of our program, we typically do not accept children over 10 months of age to start. (last updated 11 months ago)
About this center: Casa Feliz is a bilingual (Portuguese/Spanish) State Certified Childcare located in NE Portland that follows the RIE philosophy. We strive to create a community of authentic children who feel secure, autonomous, competent, respected, and connected. We offer full day care for infants until three years old, but due to the nature of our cohort approach we rarely start children after 10 months.

Please schedule a tour BEFORE joining our waitlist, so we can make sure we are a good fit for your family.
Offering full day care for children under 10 months old
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://casafelizchildcare.com or by contacting Maria Medeiros at casafelizm@gmail.com

Casita Azul

4722 NW Imnaha court
$30 waitlist fee

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We have a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday opening at Casita Azul Forest Height Location. All of our other locations for Casita Azul are a currently full , however we are accepting for our September waitlist for a new Center opening in Hillsboro between Cornell and Cornellius Pass Road. (last updated 9 months ago)
About this center: Amanecer Academy is a 100% Spanish Immersion Daycare and Pre-School. Children who attend our School will reap the benefits of Bilingualism. Bilingualism has profound positive effects on the brain. Some of those effects include increased creativity, higher levels of attention and focus and improved ability to adjust to environmental changes.

For more information about our program, visit https://www.amaneceracademy.com/
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://amaneceracademy.com or by contacting Laura Paz at casitaazulpdx@gmail.com

Children's Song - Brooklyn

6000 SE Brooklyn Street
$40 waitlist fee

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This site has a long waitlist for infants and toddlers! It could take up to a year or two to receive your first enrollment offer. Children older than 2.5 will not be accepted into the program as they are too close to aging out.

childrensongpdx.com (last updated 28 days ago)
About this center: Here at Children's Song we provide a mixed age setting for infants, toddlers, and young preschoolers 3 months until 3.5 years. We offer children respect and support as competent beings to play, learn, and grow, providing them with a play-based nurturing environment that encourages them to explore their world and develop naturally into lifelong learners. We offer enrollment for children 3 mo. through 2.5 years old (after that they are too close to aging out of our program) for 1- 5 days a week.
Offering full day care for children under 30 months old
1 day, 2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.childrensongpdx.com/ or by contacting Jodie Throckmorton at childrensong@gmail.com

Children's Song - Mill

8036 SE Mill Street
$40 waitlist fee

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This site has a long waitlist for infants and toddlers! It could take up to a year or two to receive your first enrollment offer. Children older than 2.5 will not be accepted into the program as they are too close to aging out.

childrensongpdx.com (last updated 28 days ago)
About this center: Here at Children's Song we provide a mixed age setting for infants, toddlers, and young preschoolers 3 months until 3.5 years. We offer children respect and support as competent beings to play, learn, and grow, providing them with a play-based nurturing environment that encourages them to explore their world and develop naturally into lifelong learners. We offer enrollment for children 3 mo. through 2.5 years old (after that they are too close to aging out of our program) for 1- 5 days a week.
Offering full day care for children under 30 months old
1 day, 2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.childrensongpdx.com/ or by contacting Jodie Throckmorton at childrensong@gmail.com

ChildRoots - Fremont Center

2401 NE Fremont Street
$40 waitlist fee

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The Fremont center offers care to children 2.5 - 6 years old, and does not have infant or young toddler classrooms. (last updated this week)
About this center: ChildRoots is a progressive and thoughtful learning community in the heart of Portland. We make space for loud, exuberant play, plan for puddles, and take time for independence. We maintain nurturing and beautiful environments where children are treated with compassion, deep respect, and love. We strive to empower children to be their true, authentic selves. Through wonder, experimentation, and play, ChildRoots kids develop flexibility, resilience, and confidence.
Offering full day care for children over 36 months old
5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.childroots.com or by contacting Teresa Feldmann at enrollment@childroots.com

ChildRoots - Northwest Center

1740 NW Flanders Street
$40 waitlist fee

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Full-time Preschool spots available. Current openings for children born September 2021 - February 2022. (last updated this week)
About this center: ChildRoots is a progressive and thoughtful learning community in the heart of Portland. We make space for loud, exuberant play, plan for puddles, and take time for independence. We maintain nurturing and beautiful environments where children are treated with compassion, deep respect, and love. We strive to empower children to be their true, authentic selves. Through wonder, experimentation, and play, ChildRoots kids develop flexibility, resilience, and confidence.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.childroots.com or by contacting Teresa Feldmann at enrollment@childroots.com

ChildRoots - Southeast Center

50 SE 17th Avenue
$40 waitlist fee

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Space available for students born September 2020 - April 31st, 2021! This site has a long waitlist for infants! (last updated this week)
About this center: ChildRoots is a progressive and thoughtful learning community in the heart of Portland. We make space for loud, exuberant play, plan for puddles, and take time for independence. We maintain nurturing and beautiful environments where children are treated with compassion, deep respect, and love. We strive to empower children to be their true, authentic selves. Through wonder, experimentation, and play, ChildRoots kids develop flexibility, resilience, and confidence.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.childroots.com or by contacting Teresa Feldmann at enrollment@childroots.com

CityKids Child Development Center

138 SW Clay Street
$40 waitlist fee

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Currently finalizing enrollment from our waitlist. We do not anticipate openings outside of potentially preschool. This site has a long waitlist for infants and toddlers! It could take 2+ years to receive your first enrollment offer. (last updated 5 months ago)
About this center: Joyful Noise CDC provides a child-oriented environment that embraces the concept of the whole child. Our activities stimulate children's physical and intellectual development and foster social and emotional growth. Our program seeks to encourage children to think, reason, question and experiment. We are a NAEYC Accredited program with the top 5-Star rating on the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.joyfulnoisecdc.org/ or by contacting Valerie Morlan at citykids@joyfulnoisecdc.com

Dragonfly Preschool

2837 NE 10th Avenue
$50 waitlist fee

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Our site has a short existing waitlist that is being added to PDX Waitlist, a new child's applications position may change as existing applications are re-entered.
About this center: We are a play-based program in the Irvington neighborhood of NE Portland. Our preschool is open from 9 am to 1 pm and families can choose a 2, 3, 4, or 5 day a week schedule. Our small ratio allows for your child to learn and grow in a child centered learning environment where we value all children and families.

Minimum age is 30 months for enrollment, maximum age for applications is 66 months.
Offering half day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.dragonflypreschoolportland.com or by contacting Lisa Wernick at dragonflypreschool@gmail.com

Escuela Viva Kenton

7633 N Wabash
$55 waitlist fee

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We are currently full for all ages; for preschool age children (3+) all of our slots will be filled via the Preschool for All website https://www.multco.us/preschool (last updated 5 months ago)
About this center: Escuela Viva, where the main ingredient is love! Our program has two main goals: The first is to provide an enriching environment that supports the spiritual, academic, and humanistic needs of our children. The second is to support the development of both English and Spanish language skills.
Offering full or half day care for children between 6 and 35 months old
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.escuela-viva.com or by contacting Laralei Vanderputten at evwabashdirector@gmail.com

Escuela Viva Southeast

1111 SE Pine St
$55 waitlist fee

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We are currently full for all ages; for preschool age children (3+) all of our slots will be filled via the Preschool for All website https://www.multco.us/preschool. . It was a hard decision to make, yet we will likely only be serving children ages 3+ beginning fall 2024. (last updated 5 months ago)
About this center: Escuela Viva, where the main ingredient is love! Our program has two main goals: The first is to provide an enriching environment that supports the spiritual, academic, and humanistic needs of our children. The second is to support the development of both English and Spanish language skills.
Offering full or half day care for children between 6 and 35 months old
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.escuela-viva.com or by contacting Lexie Gordon at evsedirector@gmail.com

Flouriche in Irvington (formerly Growing Seeds Irvington)

2808 NE Martin Luther King Blvd
$50 waitlist fee

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Limited 1 full time and 2 part-time preschool spots available; This site has a long waitlist, typically 2+ years. (last updated 6 months ago)
About this center: We provide families, children, and staff a learning community in which all participants develop through a spiral dance of observation, inquiry, reflection, and documentation. We create an intentional environment where each participant is respected as a contributing member in our community. Learn more at flouriche.com
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://flouriche.com or by contacting Paula Rogers at paula.rogers@flouriche.com

Fuller Hearts Daycare

6825 SE 155th Ave
$30 waitlist fee

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We are currently enrolling ages 2-3 years old for full time slots. Willing to discuss 20-24 month olds if it's a good fit. (last updated this week)
About this center: At Fuller Hearts Daycare we believe that every child is naturally eager to explore & learn about the world around them. Children are bright, capable, curious, and will develop on their own when placed in a supportive, caring, safe, and intentionally designed environment where they have the freedom & tools to get answers on their own.

Fuller Hearts Daycare is a licensed in home childcare for children between 1 and 5 years old run by a provider with a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
5 days a week

Growing Seeds North

6505 NE Martin Luther King Blvd
$45 waitlist fee

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We are currently enrolling all age groups with care available for immediate, February, and March start dates. We will begin enrolling for Fall 2024 in February. (last updated 2 months ago)
About this center: Growing Seeds provides families, children, and staff a learning community in which all participants develop through a spiral dance of observation, inquiry, reflection, and documentation. We create an intentional environment where each participant is respected as a contributing member in our community.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.growingseedsnorth.com or by contacting Andi Ramirez at andi@growingseedsnorth.com

Happy Go Lucky Childcare

11036 Se Cherry Bl Dr
$25 waitlist fee

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We are currently enrolling children 18 months and older. Our new location in NE off 105th & Halsey is under construction and should be operational by Summer 2024. Our in-home location in SE will close when the center opens. (last updated 4 months ago)
About this center: It is the goal of Happy Go Lucky Childcare to provide a safe and educational environment that allows each child to discover and explore the world around them, while helping them develop and grow intellectually, socially and emotionally through play. At HGLC you step into the wondrous world of young children where imagination and self-expression flourish. Our teachers encourage children to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills in their daily experiences.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.happygoluckychildcare.com or by contacting Anna Pickel at happygoluckychildcare@gmail.com

Heartwood Preschool

1305 NE 52nd Ave
$30 waitlist fee

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Enrolling for September 2024. (last updated this week)
About this center: Heartwood Preschool is a child-centered educational community that provides for the development of the whole child while fostering curiosity, creativity, confidence, empathy, and a love of learning. We are an eco-healthy child care facility that has been state-certified since 2003 and has been awarded a 5 star rating through Oregon's QRIS program. We are Portland's only Licensed Music Together Preschool.
Offering full day care for children over 36 months old
2 days, 3 days, or 4 days a week
Learn more at http://www.heartwoodpreschool.com or by contacting Amy Sullivan at heartwoodpreschool@gmail.com

Helping Hands Family Daycare

Kenton Neighborhood
$50 waitlist fee

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About this center: Helping Hands is here to make your life easier while you need to be away from your precious little one. We utilize the methodology of the RIE philosophy with our infants and toddlers. Our comprehensive, Reggio Emilia inspired preschool program prepares children aged 3-5 for their next steps. We are dedicated to working with children and showing them respect. We support growth and development through our environment, nutritional program, and physical interactions.
Offering full day care for children under 36 months old
3 days or 4 days a week
Learn more at https://www.hhdaycarepdx.com/ or by contacting NaeVonne at hhenrollment@gmail.com

Higher Elevations Learning Place

12029 NE Ainsworth Cir
$21 waitlist fee

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After finishing some construction projects improving our classrooms and pool we now have expanded care options and have immediate openings in all age groups. Sign up for full-time care in in September and receive half off your first month's Tuition, see in-school location for details and exclusions. (last updated 2 months ago)
About this center: Higher Elevations Learning Place is built on a simple but lofty goal of transforming Early Childhood Education in the greater Portland area. We believe that learning and growth come from the hard work of pushing limits and challenging ourselves. We utilize a play-based curriculum that creates challenging moments for our children, encouraging them to stretch their abilities, grow and learn.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
4 days or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.help-pdx.com or by contacting Mike Villani at mike.villani@help-pdx.com

In a Child's Path - 33rd House

Concordia
$65 waitlist fee

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About this center: In a Child's Path is a full-time child care facility and preschool, nurturing children through play. Located in Northeast Portland, the home-like setting and child-centered program promote all facets of development in children ages 6 weeks through 5 years.
Offering full day care for children under 36 months old
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://inachildspath.com or by contacting Jacob at inachildspath@gmail.com

In a Child's Path - The Big House

Roseway
$65 waitlist fee

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About this center: In a Child's Path is a full-time child care facility and preschool, nurturing children through play. Located in Northeast Portland, the home-like setting and child-centered program promote all facets of development in children ages 6 weeks through 5 years.
Offering full day care for children over 30 months old
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://inachildspath.com or by contacting Jacob at inachildspath@gmail.com

In a Child's Path - The Little House

Roseway
$65 waitlist fee

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About this center: In a Child's Path is a full-time child care facility and preschool, nurturing children through play. Located in Northeast Portland, the home-like setting and child-centered program promote all facets of development in children ages 6 weeks through 5 years.
Offering full day care for children under 36 months old
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://inachildspath.com or by contacting Jacob at inachildspath@gmail.com

Joyful Noise Child Development Center - Downtown

333 SW 1st
$40 waitlist fee

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We currently have some openings in all age groups! Please email joyfulnoisedt@joyfulnoisecdc.com for more information about availability! (last updated 18 days ago)
About this center: Joyful Noise CDC provides a child-oriented environment that embraces the concept of the whole child. Our activities stimulate children's physical and intellectual development and foster social and emotional growth. Our program seeks to encourage children to think, reason, question and experiment. We are a NAEYC Accredited program with the top 5-Star rating on the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.joyfulnoisecdc.org/ or by contacting Quinn Mees at joyfulnoisedt@joyfulnoisecdc.com

Joyful Noise Child Development Center - Eastside

911 NE 11th Ave
$40 waitlist fee

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This site has a long waitlist for infants and toddlers! It could take up to a year or two to receive your first enrollment offer. (last updated 5 months ago)
About this center: Joyful Noise CDC provides a child-oriented environment that embraces the concept of the whole child. Our activities stimulate children's physical and intellectual development and foster social and emotional growth. Our program seeks to encourage children to think, reason, question and experiment. We are a NAEYC Accredited program with the top 5-Star rating on the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.joyfulnoisecdc.org/ or by contacting Patty Strobel-Alsbury at joyfulnoiseeast@joyfulnoisecdc.com

Juniper Berry Playgarden

12026 SE Foster Road
$25 waitlist fee

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As of January 7, 2024 we have a part time morning spot (TuTh or MWF) and one M-F morning spot. We also accept ERDC and PFA. We are now enrolling for summer and fall 2024. (last updated 2 months ago)
About this center: Juniper Berry Playgarden is a play based parent participation program with Waldorf and Lifeways trained teachers. Our expansive outdoor play yard and commitment to quality childcare, outdoor play, immersive art and music create a warm and nurturing environment for young children and their families. We have part time and full day options. Children are welcome on the tours.
Offering full or half day care for children over 24 months old
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at https://www.juniperberryplaygarden.org/ or by contacting Julie Fellom at jfellom1@gmail.com

KinderSpirit Meadow

5103 SW Nevada Ct.
$25 waitlist fee

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Our Meadow room is currently CLOSED. We will have infant/toddler availability once we are able to hire a new teacher, timeline TBD due to the hiring shortage. (last updated 2 months ago)
About this center: We provide nurturing, supportive, and inspirational opportunities for children to flourish in their early childhood years. Our Meadow is a cozy classroom, created to be a home-like nest away from the sometimes hectic world outside. Our Preschool is a place where children can create and explore their environment without being rushed or pressured to grow up before they are developmentally ready. Outdoor time is a must with both programs as we value the healing benefits of nature.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
4 days or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://kinderspirit.school or by contacting Kristine Rosenquist at kinderspirit111@gmail.com

KinderSpirit Preschool

7425 SW 52nd Ave
$25 waitlist fee

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See our website, https://www.kinderspirit.school/wildflowers, for more information about our preschool program. (last updated 2 months ago)
About this center: We provide nurturing, supportive, and inspirational opportunities for children 2.5 to 6 years old to flourish in their early childhood. Our Garden House is a cozy classroom created to be a home-like nest away from the sometimes hectic world outside. Our Preschool is a place where children can create and explore their environment without being rushed or pressured to grow up before they are developmentally ready. Outdoor time is a must with both programs as we value the healing benefits of nature.
Offering full or half day care for children of all ages
4 days or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://kinderspirit.school or by contacting Kristine Rosenquist at kinderspirit111@gmail.com

Learning Sprouts Infant and Toddler House

3426 SE 59th Ave
$25 waitlist fee

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Our site has a short existing waitlist that is being added to PDX Waitlist, a new child's applications position may change as existing applications are re-entered. (last updated 9 months ago)
About this center: An eclectic school that derives from many well known philosophies. Such as RIE, Reggio Emilia, Magda Gerber, Montessori & Waldorf.

Our main philosophies we are greatly inspired by are best known as, RIE (Resources for Infant Educators) and Reggio Emilia. For those who may be less familiar– the main goal of RIE and Reggio is to create an authentic child who feels secure, autonomous, competent and connected to the world around them.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
4 days a week

Legends Daycare

14207 NE BRAZEE ST
$50 waitlist fee

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About this center: Legends daycare offers families high quality childcare for children 12 weeks to 4 years of age. Our program is designed to adequately nurture the emotional and intellectual growth of our future leaders through stimulating situations and hands-on learning and free play.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
3 days or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://legendsdaycare.com or by contacting Kelci at legendsdaycarepdx@gmail.com

Little Hands Garden School - Clinton Park

3229 SE 57th Ave.
$50 waitlist fee

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Please join our waitlist for fall 2024 openings and beyond, thanks! (last updated 2 months ago)
About this center: Little Hands Garden School welcomes preschool students ages 24 months to 5 years in small classes with a low teacher-student ratio. Students experience Little Hand’s outstanding nature-based curriculum including gardening, farm animals, storytelling, drama, and seasonal-based arts and music. Delicious, vegetarian snacks feature fruits and vegetables students grow, harvest, and prepare at the school.
Offering full day care for children over 24 months old
1 day, 2 days, 3 days, or 4 days a week
Learn more at http://www.littlehandsgardenschool.com or by contacting Jessica Bradley at littlehandsgardenschool@gmail.com

Little Hands Garden School - South Tabor

2836 SE 66th Ave.
$50 waitlist fee

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Please join our waitlist for fall 2024 openings and beyond, thanks! (last updated 2 months ago)
About this center: Little Hands Garden School welcomes preschool students ages 20 months to 5 years in small classes with a low teacher-student ratio. Students experience Little Hand’s outstanding nature-based curriculum including gardening, farm animals, storytelling, drama, and seasonal-based arts and music. Delicious, vegetarian snacks feature fruits and vegetables students grow, harvest, and prepare at the school.
Offering full day care for children over 24 months old
1 day, 2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.littlehandsgardenschool.com or by contacting Michelle Naglis at littlehandsgardenschool@gmail.com

Mariposas Playschool

3969 NE Rodney Ave
$25 waitlist fee

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We are currently full and we are adding names to our waitlist (last updated 11 months ago)
About this center: Mariposas Playschool is a bilingual Spanish preschool offering nature-based, arts-integrated education in a home environment. Our program runs 8:30-2 Monday through Thursday with aftercare available til 5. Our program is for potty-trained children ages 2-5. After running as a small quaratine pod for the past year, we have finished the licensing process and expect our final license shortly!
Offering half day care for children over 24 months old
4 days a week
Learn more at http://mariposasplayschool.com or by contacting Emily Weisbard at mariposasplayschool@gmail.com

MetroKids Child Development Center

600 NE Grand Avenue
$40 waitlist fee

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Currently finalizing enrollment from our waitlist. We do not anticipate openings outside of potentially preschool. This site has a long waitlist for infants and toddlers! It could take up to a year or two to receive your first enrollment offer. (last updated 5 months ago)
About this center: Joyful Noise CDC provides a child-oriented environment that embraces the concept of the whole child. Our activities stimulate children's physical and intellectual development and foster social and emotional growth. Our program seeks to encourage children to think, reason, question and experiment. We are a NAEYC Accredited program with the top 5-Star rating on the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.joyfulnoisecdc.org/ or by contacting Courtney Zeggert at metrokids@joyfulnoisecdc.com

Northeast Community Child Development Center

1624 NE Hancock St.
$21 waitlist fee

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We are pausing enrollment due to full capacity at this time, 1/10/2024. (last updated 2 months ago)
About this center: Northeast Community Child Development Center offers year round high quality care to children ages 1 to 5 years old from 7:30 to 5:30 Monday through Friday. NCCDC takes a whole child positive guidance approach to care. Our highly trained educators provide a mix of structured and structured actives to make learning fun and parents are encouraged to take an active role in their children's education.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
5 days a week
Learn more at http://pdxchild.org or by contacting NCCDC Director at nccdcoffice@gmail.com

Nuevo Amanecer Academy

15662 NW Energia street
$30 waitlist fee

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We have 3 openings for September for children 2 and above at our Nuevo Amanecer Location in 15662 NW Energia Street Portland Oregon 97229 (last updated 9 months ago)
About this center: Amanecer Academy is a 100% Spanish Immersion Daycare and Pre-School. Children who attend our School will reap the benefits of Bilingualism. Bilingualism has profound positive effects on the brain. Some of those effects include increased creativity, higher levels of attention and focus and improved ability to adjust to environmental changes.

For more information about our program, visit https://www.amaneceracademy.com/
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://amaneceracademy.com or by contacting Laura Paz at amaneceracademy@gmail.com

Paper Moon Playschool

8905 NE Thompson St.
$40 waitlist fee

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We currently offer three half days of care for children 2.5 to 5 years of age who use the toilet independently. We are currently enrolling for Fall 2024.

For more information about our program visit https://papermoonplayschool.com/ (last updated 31 days ago)
About this center: Paper Moon Playschool is a small, year-round, certified in-home playschool. Our weekly rhythm includes circle-time gatherings, storytime, art, dance, yoga, and interactive music. We provide a loving, safe, and inspiring home-away-from-home for children to emphasizing independence, freedom within limits, and respect for others. We aim to provide children with an environment and opportunities that inspire curiosity, imagination, competence, and wonder through play and creative expression.
Offering half day care for children of all ages
3 days a week
Learn more at http://www.papermoonplayschool.com or by contacting Miranda Lloyd at miranda@papermoonplayschool.com

Peace Tree School

6535 NE Grand Ave
$65 waitlist fee

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We are fully enrolled. (last updated 17 days ago)
About this center: We are a community Montessori school. Our teachers are Montessori certified and create beautiful and engaging environments for their children. We believe in partnering with parents to give each child the best start in life. Our goal is to instill a love of learning with our science-backed early childhood education.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
4 days or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://peacetreeschool.com or by contacting Breanne Monahan at peacetreeschool@gmail.com

Petit a Petit Daycare

8024 N. Chautauqua Blvd.
$70 waitlist fee

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About this center: At Petit a Petit Daycare, we aim to help the development and growth of children in a French-speaking environment where the child is the sole focus.
We welcome infants (ages 3 months to 18 months), toddlers (ages 18 to 36 months), and preschoolers (ages 3 years to 5 years).
Offering full or half day care for children of all ages
1 day, 2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.petitapetitdaycare.com or by contacting Kelly at info@petitapetitdaycare.com

Pipster Prep Concordia

5949 NE 30th Ave
$70 waitlist fee

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Pipster Prep Concordia currently has space available for students 12 months - 5 years old. Enrolling Now! (last updated 37 days ago)
About this center: We are committed to providing rich experiences to promote cognitive, social, and emotional development and ensure students have a solid foundation needed for lifelong learning. With a student-centered approach, students are active participants in their own learning. Activities are designed to allow students to explore and discover. Our program focuses on preparing students academically and socially for elementary school.
Offering full day care for children over 12 months old
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.pipsterprep.com or by contacting Briar Hayworth at concordia@pipsterprep.com

Pipster Prep Hillside

653 NW Culpepper Ter
$70 waitlist fee

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Pipster Prep Hillside currently has space available for students 2-5 years old. Enrolling Now! (last updated 37 days ago)
About this center: We are committed to providing rich experiences to promote cognitive, social, and emotional development and ensure students have a solid foundation needed for lifelong learning. With a student-centered approach, students are active participants in their own learning. Activities are designed to allow students to explore and discover. Our program focuses on preparing students academically and socially for elementary school.
Offering full day care for children over 24 months old
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.pipsterprep.com or by contacting Alisha Harms at hillside@pipsterprep.com

Pipster Prep Lake Oswego

55 S State Street Suite 3125
$70 waitlist fee

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Pipster Prep Lake Oswego currently has space available for students 2-5 years old. Enrolling Now! (last updated 37 days ago)
About this center: We are committed to providing rich experiences to promote cognitive, social, and emotional development and ensure students have a solid foundation needed for lifelong learning. With a student-centered approach, students are active participants in their own learning. Activities are designed to allow students to explore and discover. Our program focuses on preparing students academically and socially for elementary school.
Offering full day care for children over 24 months old
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.pipsterprep.com or by contacting Jessica Castrapel at lo@pipsterprep.com

Pipster Prep Northeast

3515 NE Killingsworth Street
$70 waitlist fee

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Pipster Prep Northeast currently has space available for students 2-5 years old. Enrolling Now! (last updated 37 days ago)
About this center: We are committed to providing rich experiences to promote cognitive, social, and emotional development and ensure students have a solid foundation needed for lifelong learning. With a student-centered approach, students are active participants in their own learning. Activities are designed to allow students to explore and discover. Our program focuses on preparing students academically and socially for elementary school.
Offering full day care for children over 24 months old
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.pipsterprep.com or by contacting Nina Kessler at ne@pipsterprep.com

Pipster Prep Northwest

920 NW 25th Ave
$70 waitlist fee

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Pipster Prep Northwest currently has space available for students 3-5 years old. Enrolling Now! (last updated 37 days ago)
About this center: We are committed to providing rich experiences to promote cognitive, social, and emotional development and ensure students have a solid foundation needed for lifelong learning. With a student-centered approach, students are active participants in their own learning. Activities are designed to allow students to explore and discover. Our program focuses on preparing students academically and socially for elementary school.
Offering full day care for children over 36 months old
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.pipsterprep.com or by contacting Kelly Schilling at nw@pipsterprep.com

Pipster Prep Southwest

8565 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
$70 waitlist fee

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Pipster Prep Southwest currently has space available for students 2.5-5 years old. Enrolling Now! (last updated 37 days ago)
About this center: We are committed to providing rich experiences to promote cognitive, social, and emotional development and ensure students have a solid foundation needed for lifelong learning. With a student-centered approach, students are active participants in their own learning. Activities are designed to allow students to explore and discover. Our program focuses on preparing students academically and socially for elementary school.
Offering full day care for children over 36 months old
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.pipsterprep.com or by contacting Hannah Verbout at sw@pipsterprep.com

Portland Montessori Collaborative

4817 SW 53rd Ave
$25 waitlist fee

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Our program is at capacity at all levels of care. INFANTS: We have 8 spaces and over 80 people in the queue. It is unlikely your infant will be placed until they are a toddler. TODDLERS: We will be enrolling with priority from folks currently in the queue. PRESCHOOL: LIMITED summer/fall 2024 (last updated 2 months ago)
About this center: Portland Montessori Collaborative (or pdxMC) is a year-round authentic Montessori school offering four and five day schedules for full day care. We boast wholesome meals cooked on-site, trained and experienced staff, a commitment to environmental sustainability, and a thoughtful outdoor curriculum. Our school is a wonderful nurturing place to learn and grow.

Please sign up for a tour and ask us about estimated wait times, our infant and toddler class is at capacity through Spring 2025.
Offering full or half day care for children of all ages
4 days or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.pdxmc.org or by contacting Mercedes Castle at mercedes@pdxmc.org

Portland Preschool of the Arts

4707 SE Belmont St.
$30 waitlist fee

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We currently have openings at Portland Preschool of the Arts for 3-5 year old children ready to explore and have fun daily with our amazing teachers and their peers. Thank you for joining our waitlist, we will be in contact with you soon. Email if you have any questions. (last updated 41 days ago)
About this center: At our Reggio-inspired, art and play-based preschool, we give children the opportunity to learn through extended, uninterrupted play, focused, hands-on art and expression, trial and error, creativity, teamwork time, and story time. We let the child's natural drive to engage lead the way while offering strategies that build the social and emotional skills. We are a half-day, recorded preschool.
Offering half day care for children of all ages
1 day, 2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://portlandpreschoolofthearts.com or by contacting Katie Morris at admin@portlandpreschoolofthearts.com

Rosebud Preschool

13505 SE River Road
$75 waitlist fee

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We are currently enrolling for both toddler and preschool age children. (last updated 7 months ago)
About this center: Rosebud Preschool is a Reggio-inspired, intergenerational preschool for children ages 24 months to age five located on the campus of the Rose Villa Senior Living Community in Portland, Oregon. Our program was established with the goal of creating more than a school, but a community where children build the personal, social, and emotional skills needed to flourish in kindergarten and life.
Offering full day care for children over 24 months old
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.rosevilla.org/preschool/ or by contacting Amanda Duncan at preschool@rosevilla.org

Rose Creative Preschool

3918 NE Hancock St
$75 waitlist fee

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We have filled for fall 2024, but have a short waiting list! (last updated 26 days ago)
About this center: Nestled in the Hollywood district of Northeast Portland, Rose Creative provides a stimulating, nurturing preschool environment where children explore, question, and play. We take into account the stages of child development and treat cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development as interdependent and equally important. Rose Creative welcomes children and families of all backgrounds.
Offering full or half day care for children between 36 and 60 months old
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.rosecreativepreschool.com or by contacting Kathryn Dorow at katie@rosecreativepreschool.com

Small Wonders School at Grant Park

2728 NE 34th Ave
$65 waitlist fee

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Enrollment for June 2024 and September 2024 start dates will begin in January 2024. Request an application and more information at enrollment@smallwondersschool.org! (last updated 4 months ago)
About this center: Small Wonders School offers high quality preschool programs in NE Portland with the convenience of childcare hours for children ages 2 up to Kindergarten age. Our school communities are housed in Reggio-inspired settings and the days are filled with exploratory projects, art experiences, as well as indoor and outdoor play.
Offering full day care for children over 24 months old
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.smallwondersschool.org/ or by contacting Small Wonders Enrollment Team at enrollment@smallwondersschool.org

Small Wonders School Hollywood

3634 NE Sandy Blvd
$65 waitlist fee

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Enrollment for June 2024 and September 2024 start dates will begin in January 2024. Request an application and more information at enrollment@smallwondersschool.org (last updated 4 months ago)
About this center: Small Wonders School offers high quality preschool programs in NE Portland with the convenience of childcare hours for children ages 2 up to Kindergarten age. Our school communities are housed in Reggio-inspired settings and the days are filled with exploratory projects, art experiences, as well as indoor and outdoor play.
Offering full day care for children over 24 months old
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.smallwondersschool.org/ or by contacting Small Wonders Enrollment Team at enrollment@smallwondersschool.org

Sweet Day Community School - Irvington

1205 NE Broadway St
$40 waitlist fee

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We are currently full in our infant/toddler program through 2024 and offer tours when we are actively enrolling for an open spot. We start providing care at 4 months of age, although you are encouraged to join our waitlist as soon as possible. We will begin looking at 2025 enrollment in June 2024. (last updated 43 days ago)
About this center: Sweet Day is a Reggio-inspired childcare, enriched by its community of families, and dedicated to the small moments of each child's day. By valuing the small moments, we stay present, engaged, and open to the joys of early childhood.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.sweetdayschool.com or by contacting Sweet Day at info@sweetdayschool.com

Sweet Day Community School - Richmond

Richmond
$40 waitlist fee

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We are fully enrolled through 2024 at this location. You are welcome to join the waitlist at any age but we do not provide care for children younger than 24 months old. (last updated 43 days ago)
About this center: Sweet Day is a Reggio-inspired childcare, enriched by its community of families, and dedicated to the small moments of each child's day. We offer many opportunities for art exploration, creative expression, as well as weekly yoga lessons.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.sweetdayschool.com or by contacting Sweet Day at info@sweetdayschool.com

Sweet Day Community School - St. Johns

8649 N Lombard
$40 waitlist fee

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We have a Tuesday/Thursday opening in our preschool classroom, and late 2024 openings in our toddler classroom. We provide care for children 24 months and older, although you are welcome to join the waitlist at any time. (last updated 43 days ago)
About this center: Sweet Day is a Reggio-inspired childcare, enriched by its community of families, and dedicated to the small moments of each child's day. We offer lots of opportunities for art exploration, as well as bi-weekly music classes through Chords Music.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.sweetdayschool.com or by contacting Sweet Day at info@sweetdayschool.com

Sweet River Bamboo - Cully Campus (Opening Late 2025)

Cully Neighborhood
$60 waitlist fee

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We are looking forward to our expansion! Our opening date is not yet set and we will continue to update this platform as we gain clarity on our expected opening timeline. Update 12/23: We are facing a delay in our zoning, and construction. At this time, we are looking at a late 2025 opening date. (last updated 3 months ago)
About this center: We are a year round certified home-based Waldorf inspired program for children 3 months to 5 years old. We are Earth-oriented and focus on a rhythm based on Nature. Activities and practices that remind us of our ancient roots and communal ways are highlighted within our Kinships by a mixed-age, warm environment, lots of outside time, time for creative expression and celebration of our individuality and collective existence. Reach us at hello.sweetriverbamboo@gmail.com or www.sweetriverbamboo.com
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at https://sweetriverbamboo.com/ or by contacting Sweet River Bamboo Enrollments at hello.sweetriverbamboo@gmail.com

Sweet River Bamboo - Monarch Tree Nursery Kinship

6523 NE Wygant St
$60 waitlist fee

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This site offers 2, 3, 4 or 5 days care options Mon-Fri from 8:30am-5pm for ages 3 months to 3 years and has current openings. (last updated 3 months ago)
About this center: We are a year round certified home-based Waldorf inspired program for children 3 months to 3 years old. We are Earth-oriented and focus on a rhythm based on Nature. Activities and practices that remind us of our ancient roots and communal ways are highlighted within our Kinships by a mixed-age, warm environment, lots of outside time, time for creative expression and celebration of our individuality and collective existence. Reach us at hello.sweetriverbamboo@gmail.com or www.sweetriverbamboo.com
Offering full day care for children of all ages
3 days a week
Learn more at https://sweetriverbamboo.com/ or by contacting Sweet River Bamboo Enrollments at hello.sweetriverbamboo@gmail.com

Sweet River Bamboo - Singing Brook

3923 NE 17th Ave
$60 waitlist fee

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This site offers 2, 3, 4 or 5 days care options Mon-Fri from 8:30-5pm for ages 18 months through kindergarten ready and we are currently enrolling for September 2023! (last updated 3 months ago)
About this center: We are a year round certified home-based Waldorf inspired program for children 18 months to 5.5 years old. We are Earth-oriented and focus on a rhythm based on Nature. Activities and practices that remind us of our ancient roots and communal ways are highlighted within our Kinships by a mixed-age, warm environment, lots of outside time, time for creative expression and celebration of our individuality and collective existence. Contact: hello.sweetriverbamboo@gmail.com or www.sweetriverbamboo.com
Offering full day care for children over 18 months old
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at https://sweetriverbamboo.com/ or by contacting Sweet River Bamboo Enrollments at hello.sweetriverbamboo@gmail.com

The Oak House

3636 NE 9th Ave
$30 waitlist fee

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We are currently enrolling for students (2.5-5yrs) for the 2023-2024 school year (last updated 7 months ago)
About this center: Oak & Rose School for Early Childhood offers curriculum-based care for children ages 6 weeks old to 5 years of age. We envision a learning community that supports experiential learning, creative expression, outdoor adventure, and a garden and food program children can participate in. Above all, we aim to co-create a space based on community and respect.
Offering full day care for children over 36 months old
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.oakandroseschool.com or by contacting Kate Price at oakandroseenrollment@gmail.com

The Rose House

4737 NE 29th Ave
$30 waitlist fee

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We are full for all ages (0-2 years) for the 2022-2023 school year. (last updated 7 months ago)
About this center: Oak & Rose School for Early Childhood offers curriculum-based care for children ages 6 weeks old to 5 years of age. We envision a learning community that supports experiential learning, creative expression, outdoor adventure, and a garden and food program children can participate in. Above all, we aim to co-create a space based on community and respect.
Offering full day care for children under 36 months old
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.oakandroseschool.com or by contacting Kate Price at oakandroseenrollment@gmail.com

The Strawberry Patch Preschool

1242 N. Kilpatrick St.
$25 waitlist fee

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We have one opening for the remainder of the 2023-2024 school year, Monday-Thursday (or Monday-Friday) 8am-2pm (last updated 10 days ago)
About this center: The Strawberry Patch is an in-home preschool in the Kenton neighborhood. It offers a student-centered, play-based curriculum designed for potty-trained kids 2.5-5 years old. We operate Monday-Thursdays 8am - 2:00pm, with the option to add Friday for the 2023-2024 school year
Offering full day care for children over 30 months old
4 days or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.thestrawberrypatchpreschool.org or by contacting Jeanine VanSise at thestrawberrypatchpreschool@gmail.com

The Wild Fig Workshop LLC

4821 ne 26th Ave
$22 waitlist fee

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For more information about our program, visit our website at https://www.thewildfigworkshopllc.com/ (last updated 28 days ago)
About this center: We are a nature and play based early childhood program located conveniently in the heart of the Alberta Arts District. Our program offers high quality early childhood education with a unique blend of early literacy and project based learning. The children's days are spent exploring, creating and making connections with classmates. Our school combines elements of Montessori, Waldorf and Inquiry Based learning.

Our program serves children 2 to 6 years old.
Offering full or half day care for children under 66 months old
4 days a week
Learn more at http://thewildfigworkshopllc.com or by contacting Carrina at wildfigworkshop@gmail.com

Tumbleweed Infant and Preschool House

7217 SE 70th Ave
$55 waitlist fee

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Here's a letter we keep updated about openings, tours, etc.: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AWn8NFBqDxM2BzZkL-gtU1YzDjqpCJ3iTwxkMIJpHkA/edit?usp=sharing (last updated 9 months ago)
About this center: Tumbleweed Infant and Preschool Houses provides quality childcare in a community oriented environment. We optimize the individual, healthy development of children, care providers, and families so that together we can build a deeper understanding of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. We bring a mindful embodiment of emotional awareness, intelligence and regulation allowing for trust-based, predictive, emergent and community-oriented focus.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 4 days a week
Learn more at http://www.tumbleweedinfanthouse.com or by contacting Amy Williams at info@tumbleweedinfanthouse.com

VivaKids Preschool

244 NE 72nd Pl
$40 waitlist fee

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As of February 2023, we currently have openings for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. Please contact us to confirm our latest availability! (last updated 9 months ago)
About this center: VivaKids is a bilingual Portuguese/English preschool and childcare. We provide delicious homemade vegetarian meals to our students and we currently have two programs. Our preschool is conveniently located near Cornelius Pass and Baseline in Hillsboro/Beaverton, and our childcare is 5 minutes away on Imlay Ave near TVHighway. Visit our website www.vivakidspreschool.com and follow us on Instagram @vivakidspreschool for more information.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://vivakidspreschool.com or by contacting Symone Oliveira at vivakidspreschool@gmail.com

Wander in Wonder

2808 SE Steele Street
$45 waitlist fee

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We are currently fully enrolled for the 2023-2024 school year. We begin enrollment in February for the next school year. We have a waitlist, typically 1-2+ years. (last updated 8 months ago)
About this center: Wander in Wonder provides families, children, and staff a learning community in which all participants develop through a spiral dance of observation, inquiry, reflection, and documentation. We create an intentional environment where each participant is respected as a contributing member in our community.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at https://wanderinwonderpdx.com/ or by contacting Rose Lopez-Avila at wanderinwonderpdx@gmail.com

Wild and Wonderful

4235 SE 82nd Ave.
$65 waitlist fee

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We have availability for all age groups at this time! (last updated 4 months ago)
About this center: Wild and Wonderful is a play and nature based preschool. We offer a wild and wonderful environment by fostering imagination and open-mindedness. Our experienced educators intentionally teach our future world-changers lessons of thoughtfulness, independence and support them in their own unique-ness. We strive to give your precious little-ones the education, environment, and love they deserve.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
5 days a week
Learn more at http://wildandwonderfulschool.com or by contacting Taylor at wildandwonderfulschool@gmail.com

Wild Lilac Child Development Community

3829 SE 74th Ave
$55 waitlist fee

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We are fully enrolled for the 2023-2024 School Year. Expect to spend 1-2 years on our waitlist.
For children who will be 3+ years old by 9/1, FULL TIME enrollment is managed by Preschool for All. Please email admin@wildlilac.org for information, do not create a waitlist profile. (last updated 26 days ago)
About this center: Wild Lilac, a 501(c)(3) non-profit and ILWU Local 5 Unionized team, is a school alive with possibilities for learning and discovery. We provide an inclusive community that feels warm, inviting and nurturing for your whole family.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://wildlilac.org or by contacting Wild Lilac Enrollment at enrollment@wildlilac.org

Wow and Flutterville - NE Center

4114 N Vancouver Ave
$55 waitlist fee

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This location is currently full but often accessible from a transfer list from another Wow location. (last updated 11 days ago)
About this center: Wow and Flutterville Playgardens offers Waldorf-inspired care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Embracing the Lifeways Early Education philosophy, our "homes-away-from-home" provide loving communities designed to support little ones in their important work of exploring, discovering, and learning through nature-based free play in an environment filled with kindness, empathy, and a culture of inclusion.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week

Wow and Flutterville - NW Cedar Mills

800 NW 107th Ave
$55 waitlist fee

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We have immediate full time openings in our Willow (3-6 year olds) and Magnolia (6 weeks - 1 year old) classes. We also have a part time Mon, Tues, Thur, and Fri opening in our Oak (1-2 year old) class starting the week of Nov 20. 1st come 1st serve. (last updated 11 days ago)
About this center: Wow and Flutterville Playgardens offers Waldorf-inspired care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Embracing the Lifeways Early Education philosophy, our homes-away-from-home provide loving communities designed to support little ones in their important work of exploring, discovering, and learning through nature-based free play in an environment filled with kindness, empathy, and a culture of inclusion.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week

Wow and Flutterville - SE Center

8722 SE 17th Ave
$55 waitlist fee

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This site has infant spots available early 2024. (last updated 11 days ago)
About this center: At Wow and Flutterville we believe children will change this world. We believe it is our obligation to respect the whole child. We believe in the child's right to play and to live in a world of wonder and curiosity, to which they are the leaders. We believe the children are co-creators, and co-collaborators of their learning with loving early childhood educators.

Our philosophy embraces the pedagogies of RIE, Waldorf and Reggio.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week

Wow and Flutterville - Wilsonville

8406 SW Main Street
$20 waitlist fee

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This location has multiple open spots currently for our new center. We waive all co-pays and fees for DHS/ERDC families. (last updated 11 days ago)
About this center: Wow and Flutterville is excited to announce our new state licensed Reggio Wilsonville location. We are able to serve up to 124 children.

We will have music, Spanish, dance, cooking and baking, gardening, yoga, daily art and daily time in nature. Organic meals included, am and pm snack and lunch. We accept ERDC.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week

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Have you attended a tour (or are you scheduled for a tour) at any of the following centers? If yes, please enter your tour date for our records:

Almost Home Childcare
Amanecer Academy
BabyVillage by WeVillage
Bee Bops Kids
Bower Tree Preschool
Bridge City Montessori School
Busy Hands Montessori
Casa Feliz Childcare
Amanecer Academy
Children's Song
ChildRoots
CityKids
Dragonfly Preschool
Escuela Viva
Fuller Hearts Daycare
Happy Go Lucky Childcare
Helping Hands Family Daycare
Joyful Noise Downtown
Joyful Noise Eastside
Juniper Berry Playgarden
KinderSpirit School
Mariposas Playschool
MetroKids
Amanecer Academy
Paper Moon Playschool
Peace Tree School
Petit a Petit Daycare
Portland Montessori Collaborative
Portland Preschool of the Arts
Rose Creative Preschool
Small Wonders School
Sweet Day Community School
Sweet River Bamboo Preschool & Nursery
Oak & Rose School
The Strawberry Patch Preschool
The Wild Fig Workshop LLC
VivaKids Preschool
Wild and Wonderful
Wild Lilac Child Development Community
Wow and Flutterville

Do you have a sibling currently enrolled at any of the following centers? If yes, please enter the sibling's name to receive higher priority:

Almost Home Childcare
Amanecer Academy
Aprende con Amigos
Arc-en-Ciel
BabyVillage by WeVillage
Bee Bops Kids
Belmont Academy
Blooming Rose Preschool, LLC
Bower Tree Preschool
Bridge City Montessori School
Busy Hands Montessori
Amanecer Academy
Children's Song
ChildRoots
CityKids
Dragonfly Preschool
Escuela Viva
Flouriche
Fuller Hearts Daycare
Growing Seeds North
Happy Go Lucky Childcare
Heartwood Preschool
Helping Hands Family Daycare
Higher Elevations Learning Place Inc
In a Child's Path
Joyful Noise Downtown
Joyful Noise Eastside
Juniper Berry Playgarden
KinderSpirit School
Learning Sprouts Infant & Toddler House LLC
Little Hands Garden School
Mariposas Playschool
MetroKids
Amanecer Academy
Paper Moon Playschool
Peace Tree School
Petit a Petit Daycare
Pipster Prep
Portland Montessori Collaborative
Portland Preschool of the Arts
Rose Creative Preschool
Small Wonders School
Sweet Day Community School
Sweet River Bamboo Preschool & Nursery
Oak & Rose School
The Strawberry Patch Preschool
The Wild Fig Workshop LLC
Tumbleweed Infant and Preschool Houses
VivaKids Preschool
Wander in Wonder LLC
Wild and Wonderful
Wild Lilac Child Development Community
Wow and Flutterville

Is either parent employed at one of the following companies? If yes, please enter the employee's name and work email to receive higher priority:

Nike and Intel part of the ESN network (gets priority at Amanecer Academy)
OHSU (gets priority at Caring Tus Carinos LLC)
Nike and Intel part of the ESN network (gets priority at Amanecer Academy)
City of Portland (gets priority at CityKids)
gDiapers or Reed College (gets priority at Flouriche)
gDiapers or Reed College (gets priority at Growing Seeds North)
A federal government agency (gets priority at Joyful Noise Downtown)
A federal government agency (gets priority at Joyful Noise Eastside)
Oregon Metro (gets priority at MetroKids)
Nike and Intel part of the ESN network (gets priority at Amanecer Academy)
gDiapers or Reed College (gets priority at Wander in Wonder LLC)
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