We Care About Early Childhood Learning & Development

Each of our programs is designed around early childhood learning, preparing our kids for kindergarten. We are also focused on the general development and well-being of all the children at our preschool.

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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 25 years in both private and public schools.  She has taught at Christ United Methodist Preschool for 15 years and serves as Director we well as the teacher of our 3’s and 4’s classes.  She is a graduate of Portland State University with a degree in Elementary Education.  She is married with
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  • Class Sizes

    Christ United Methodist Preschool has been a NW Portland family tradition for over 48 years, due in part to our committment to small class sizes and low student-teacher ratios.  Even though our school facility is spacious, we typically keep each class to 16 students or less in our 3’s and 4’s classes with 2 teachers.  Our PreK class is a 10-1 ratio or less. The children’s
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