We Care About Early Childhood Learning

Each of our programs is designed around early childhood learning offering our kids a leg up for Kindergarten and first grade.

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  • Our Approach

    At Christ United Methodist Preschool,  we believe children learn and thrive in creative, active, hands on experiences.   Our teaching centers provide experiences for each child  to explore concepts through their own individual learning style. Beginning in the 3′s class and expanding in the 4′s and 5′s classes, we teach letter and number recognition, phonics, math concepts,  music appreciation, American history, world geography and cultures, art and basic science.  Social
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  • Our Teachers

    Teresa Brophy has been teaching early childhood education, including Kindergarten for over 24 years in both private and public schools.  She has taught at Christ United Methodist Preschool for 12 years and serves as Director and PreK teacher. She is a graduate of Portland State University with a degree in Elementary Education.  She is married with two grown children and loves music and writing. 
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  • Class Sizes

    Christ United Methodist Preschool has been a NW Portland family tradition for over 47 years, due in part, to our committment to small class sizes and low student-teacher ratios.  Even though our school facility is spacious,  we continue to keep each class size to 16 students or less in our 3′s and 4′s classes with 2 teachers and a director on site.  Our PreK class is
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