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EDUCATION Resour ce Guide RATIO

ENROLLMENT

HOURS

APP. DEADLINE

RELIGIOUS?

TUITION

CAMPS?

Eugene Montessori School

1:10

98

Hours: 8:00-3:30

open

No

varies

No

Mountain View Academy - PreK

1:8

16

Hours: 8:00 - 11:30am

February 15th

No

$200/mo.

No

New Dream Family Center

varies

145

Hours: 7:00am - 6:00pm

open

No

varies

Yes

The Little French School

1 to 10

30-40

Hours: 8:30-2:30, Covid-19 hours.

open until filled

No

web or call

TBD

Eugene Waldorf School

1:17

95

Hours: varies preschool to 8th grade

open

spiritual

web or call

No

O’Hara Catholic School

1:15

520

Hours: 8:05-3:05 ext. care 2:40 - 6:00

open

Catholic

web or call

No

St. Paul Parish School

1:18

282

Hours: 8:10am - 3:00pm

open

Roman Catholic

web or call

No

Wellsprings Friends School

1:10

60

Hours: 9:00 - 3:00

open

No

$800/mo

No

Mountain View Academy Charter School

1:16

144

Hours: 8:00am - 2:55pm

February 15th

No

none

No

Network Charter School

1:15

110

Hours: 8:15 - 3:25

open

No

none

Yes

4,000

Hours: 8:00 - 5:00

open

No

none

No

PRESCHOOLS

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

CHARTER/ONLINE SCHOOLS

Oregon Charter Academy Ridgeline Montessori School

1:14

250

Hours: 8:30am - 3:05pm

January 31st

No

none

No

The Village School

1:25

225

Hours: 8:25am - 3:00pm

March 15th

No

none

No

varies

open

Hours: varies

open

No

see website

Yes

Lane Tutoring Service

1:1

varies

Hours: varies

open

No

please call

No

Mathnasium Eugene

1:1 to 3:1

open

see website, Facebook, & Google

open

No

$192+/mo.

No

MECCA (Materials Exchange Ctr for Community Arts)

varies

open

Tues-Sat 11-6

open

No

none

Yes

Nearby Nature

varies

varies

Hours: see website

open

No

varies

Yes

Oregon Tutor

open

varies

Hours: Mon - Thurs 10-8pm/Fri 10-6pm

open

No

varies

Yes

OSU JumpstART PreCollege Program

1:12

48 max.

Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm

June 14th

No

$300

Yes

The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts

varies

open

Hours: M-F 9am-6pm

open

No

varies

Yes

Triple P: The Positive Parenting Program

varies

open

Hours: not applicable

open

No

none

No

2:8 / 2:12

varies

Hours: see website

see website

No

varies

Yes

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES Healthy Moves

Whole Earth Nature School

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Eugene Montessori School

2255 Oakmont Way Eugene, OR 97401 541-345-7124 www.eugenemontessorischool.com

Eugene Montessori School founded in 1962, offers a quality education for children age 3 through kindergarten. The individual curriculum fosters the child’s natural curiosity and love of learning while building self-confidence and independence. In our multi-age classrooms, children work together as a community caring for each other and the environment. Specialists teach music and PE. For more information please call 541-345-7124

45 S. Moss Street Lowell, OR 97452 541-735-1709 www.mountainviewacademy.com

Mountain View Academy Pre-Kindergarten is a highly academic class that prepares students to be successful in MVA Kindergarten class. Classes run Monday - Thursday from 8:00am - 11:30am. Field trips are offered quarterly. Our class is capped at 16 students. To schedule a tour or meeting with the Director, contact us today.

New Dream Family Center 1295 W. 18th Ave. Eugene, OR 97402 541-344-1905 www.newdreamfamily.com

The New Dream offers programs for infants through school-age students. Our

Mountain View Academy PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM

STEM Garden Program is delivered in both English and Spanish. Two kindergarten-readiness classrooms get your 4-year old ready for school. Our classrooms are led by dynamic teaching teams who are skilled communicators, educators and caring adults. The New Dream facility boasts large play yards, many gardens and covered areas for outdoor play.

The Little French School 1376 Olive Street Eugene, OR 97401 541-345-3818 www.littlefrenchschool.org

(please see our ad on page 22)

LFS is a private, non-profit program combining high-quality care and education with immersion in the French language. We offer small class sizes, personalized instruction, and diverse, engaging curricula. We have

Enrolling Now and for Fall 2021 Ages 6 weeks to 12 years Call to Schedule A tour! Ask us about our STEM Spanish / Garden Program

541-344-1905

www.newdreamfamily.com

Eugene Montes sor i Sch ool E d u c a t i n g fo r a b e t t e r w o r l d s i n c e 1 9 6 2 .

The Mountain View Academy Pre-Kindergarten program is a highly educational class with a focus on social emotional development. With an 8:1 student to teacher ratio and a full curriculum, our goal is to prepare students for success in Kindergarten. • 4 day week (no school on Fridays) • 8:00am - 11:30am • Quarterly field trips • $200/month Sponsored by the Lowell School District, believing in options for parents.

Enrollment is open from February 1st -15th for Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. To schedule a tour in January, call 541-735-1709 or email Kelly@mtviewacademy.org JANUARY 2021

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A quality Montessori education for children ages 3 through kindergarten. The individualized curriculum includes music, P.E., snacks and a wholesome hot lunch. 541.345.7124 • 2255 Oakmont Way • eugenemontessorischool.com

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PRESCHOOLS

Mountain View Academy Pre-Kindergarten


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Looking for an alternative for high school focused on the needs of your teenager? We are the place you’ve been looking for.

Wellsprings Friends School

St. Paul

been serving families in the community since 1987! All of our classrooms are equipped with medical-grade air purifiers and individual plexiglass table barriers for each student. We require everyone to wear a face mask. Our school has been COVID-19 free since the beginning of this school year in September.

PA R I S H S C H O O L

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Providing a quality Catholic education for students in preschool through 8th Grade for over 50 years. 1201 Satre Street Eugene, OR 97401 541-344-1401 www.saintpaul-school.org

Fully accredited nonprofit high school 541-686-1223 3590 W 18th Ave Eugene Call for a tour or more information

Eugene Waldorf School

The Little l Schoo with ig the B t Hear

www.wellspringsfriends.org

Celebrating 40 Years! PK - 8th Grade

1350 McLean Blvd. Eugene, OR 97405 541-683-6951 www.eugenewaldorf.org

The Eugene Waldorf School educates students in a handson, enthusiastic, engaging way. Music, art, Spanish, handcrafts, woodworking, drama and movement are integrated with a strong academic and developmentally appropriate curriculum. Students’ social and emotional intelligence are nurtured and inspired for a lifelong love of learning and independent, critical thinking. See our website for adult tours while class is in session and open houses which include preschool and kindergarten play sessions. Eugene Waldorf School has been educating children and

creating a fulfilling community for parents since 1980.

O’Hara Catholic School 715 W. 18th Ave. Eugene, OR 97402 541-485-5291 www.oharaschool.org

O’Hara Catholic School serves students from Preschool through 8th grade in a nurturing, enriching environment. With an exceptional academic program and a strong focus on faith and values, students develop confidence, compassion, and a love of learning. Specialists teach music, art, Spanish, reading, PE, Praise & Worship, and library. O’Hara offers 1:1 technology for students in grades 4 - 8 and has multiple Google certified educators on staff. Founded in 1889. Fully accredited. Open Houses: January 23 & February 6. Visit oharaschool.org to reserve your Open House time.

St. Paul Parish School 1201 Satre St. Eugene, OR 97401 541-344-1401 saintpaul-school.org

St. Paul Parish School is a fully accredited Preschool through 8th grade elementary program in the best tradition of Catholic education. Our mission is to provide a Catholic education

The Little French School Enrolling Now for Spring and Fall 2021

Quality French Immersion Preschool for ages 3-6

Small Class Sizes Outdoor Learning Arts-integrated classes Spanish and experiential science

Give your child the gift of language!

EugeneWaldorf.org 541-683-6951 1350 McLean Blvd. 22

541.345.3818

Enrolling for 2020/2021 School Year DHS/ERDC payments welcome

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Wellsprings Friends School 3590 W. 18th Ave. Eugene, OR 97402 541-686-1223 www.wellspringsfriends.org

Wellsprings is an accredited, independent, non-profit high school, founded in 1994. Offering small classes, a variety of learning/teaching styles, lots of personal attention, and a safe, nurturing environment, we provide an engaging high school experience for teenagers whose needs are not met in other settings. Our teachers create supportive relationships that value each student’s individual emotional, social and academic needs.

ONLINE/CHARTER SCHOOLS Mountain View Academy Charter School

45 S. Moss Street Lowell, OR 97452 541-735-1709 www.mountainviewacademy.com

Mountain View Academy is a Pre-K - 8th grade public, charter school in the Lowell School District. We believe character education is the foundation for a quality education. We offer a 4-day school week with educational field trips one Friday per month. We are an advanced program that strives to build relationships with students and families, provide a well-rounded education, and challenge students through ability grouping. We believe

O ’H A R A C A T H O L I C S C H O O L Enter to Learn. Go Forth to Serve.

parents play an important role in their child’s education; MVA families are incorporated into our education model through monthly volunteering. Contact us to learn more. Tours held on Wednesdays.

Network Charter School 2550 Portland Street Eugene, OR 97405 541-344-1229 www.networkcharterschool.net

Network Charter School embraces students of all sorts, from inspired creators to independent thinkers. Our caring and talented teachers provide a comprehensive education. Our classes prepare teens for college, advanced studies in the trades, and employment. We offer a one week Summer Bridge program which prepares incoming freshmen for high school and assists older teens

network

CHARTER SCHOOL

WHERE SCHOOL MEETS COMMUNITY l Free public school l South Eugene location l Small cohort classes l Free meals for all l Mental health services l High school diploma & GED-track options

Serving 7th-12th grade

Call to set up a virtual tour!

541-344-1229

networkcharterschool.net

Mountain View Academy LIMITED OPENINGS Mountain View Academy is a charter school in Lowell, Oregon. We have 16 students per grade level, a foundation in character education, and we teach students through ability grouping - making sure we serve every student at their level. We have a “Back to Basics” approach, encouraging hard work and providing students with a full curriculum. Our program has a 4-day school week with monthly field trips and volunteer requirements.

OPEN HOUSE January 23 & February 6 NOW ENROLLING IN GRADES PRESCHOOL - 8 Reserve your Open House time, learn more, or apply online at www.oharaschool.org

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Sponsored by the Lowell School District, believing in options for parents.

Enrollment is open from February 1st -15th for Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. To schedule a tour in January, call 541-735-1709 or email Kelly@mtviewacademy.org

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fostering spiritual growth and academic excellence in a safe, nurturing environment. Please contact the school for more information.


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with credit recovery. Network welcomes 7th - 12th graders!

Oregon Charter Academy 833 Santiam Blvd Mill City, OR 97360 503-897-2272 www.oregoncharter.org

The Village School is a tuition-free public charter school serving children in Kindergarten through Eighth grade. The Village School’s curriculum fully integrates academics with the arts, educating the whole child – head, heart and hands. Movement, handwork, music, Spanish language and gardening classes are an integral part of the student’s learning experience. Meals are cooked on-site with mostly local and organic ingredients. For More Information: - www.eugenevillageschool.org - 3411 Willamette St, Eugene 97405 - village@4j.lane.edu - 541-345-7285 2021-22 Applications - Due by March 15th, 2021

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Parent Information Meetings: Thurs. Jan 28th, 6pm & Sat, Jan 30th, 10:30am. For Zoom Links, please see eugenevillageschool.org

The mission of Oregon Charter Academy is to prepare all students for success in a global society through an inclusive, rigorous, academic environment where students have daily live interaction with highly qualified teachers and continuous access to curriculum. Oregon Charter Academy staff partners with families in a transparent, collaborative school environment to support all students in their academic journey.

Ridgeline Montessori School 4500 W. Amazon Drive Eugene, OR 97405 541-681-9662 www.ridgeline.org

Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School provides free public Montessori education to more than 250 students in kindergarten through eighth grade. We provide an academically rigorous Montessori education. Students balance their freedom to explore and think for themselves with their responsibility to work and learn within a community. Visit our website at www.ridgeline.org for more information.

The Village School

3411 Willamette St Eugene, OR 97405 541-345-7285 www.eugenevillageschool.org

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2141 Crest Drive Eugene, OR 97405 541-484-4133 www.lanetutoringservice.com

Lane Tutoring Service is a one-on-one, in-home or online (using Zoom) tutoring and college preparatory service serving K-12 students in Eugene/ Springfield. Our local, certified teachers design programs that

cater to each student’s unique strengths, needs, and demeanor. We offer school-year support, focusing both on academic and study skills, as well as curriculum design for home-schoolers or summer skill-building. Our teachers are focused and engaging, and students enjoy working with us as they reach for greater success. We tutor all subjects, plus SAT/ACT and

college application/admissions preparation. We have been trusted locally since 1990.

Nearby Nature

P.O. Box 3678 Eugene, OR 97403 541-687-9699 www.nearbynature.org

From the tiniest tot to the busiest teen, Nearby Nature believes young people thrive

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Healthy Moves Trainers have experience in a variety of physical movement modalities. They support classroom teachers in PE classes in elementary schools. We work with organizations that don’t offer physical activities. We have 7 educational fitness programs. We continue to build our digital curriculum catalog that can be used in the classroom, or at home for distance learning.

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115 West 8th Ave. Suite 216 Eugene, OR 97401 541-632-2541 www.hm4kid.org

• Challenging Curriculum • Self-Directed Learning • Multi-Age Classrooms • No Tuition Virtual Information Sessions: January 7, 6:30pm January 16, 10:00am Application Deadline for 2021-22 School Year: January 31, 2021 For Details Call 541-681-9662 or visit www.ridgeline.org

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Registration

nearbynature.org 541-687-9699

Joshua Hirschstein, Director

LANE

TUTORING SERVICE, INC.

One-On-One Tutoring: • Friendly, Locally-Experienced Certified Teachers • School Management Experts • All Subjects, K-12

College Prep Services: • Up-to-date with Changing Admissions and Testing Req. • SAT, ACT, and Essay Prep

541-484-4133 lanetutoringservice.com Trusted locally for 30 years.

FREE

Online classes for kids grades K-2 and 3-5 For info contact Denise at info@hm4kids.org info

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The Village School is a tuition-free public charter school serving children in Kindergarten through Eighth grade. The Village School’s curriculum fully integrates academics with the arts, educating the whole child – head, heart and hands. Movement, handwork, music, Spanish language and gardening classes are an integral part of the student’s learning experience. Meals are cooked on-site with mostly local and organic ingredients.


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FREE SUPPLIES for Teachers & Homeschoolers

449 Willamette Open Tues-Sat 11-6 www.materials-exchange.org

Let Us Help with Online Learning! In-person and Zoom sessions available. New clients, mention this ad and receive a $20 account credit when scheduling your first three appointments.

when they spend healthy time outside engaged in adventure, nature discovery, science, free play, art, and gardening. Based outdoors in Alton Baker Park, Nearby Nature hosts in-person school-day programs, nature walks, summer daycamps, preschool Green Start Play Days, and special events for families. We also post weekly Explore Activities on our our website. During the school year, we serve middle and high schoolers as a partner in the Network Charter School. Scholarships, discounts for members, and volunteer opportunities are available.

Mathnasium Eugene @OregonTutor

541-733-1749 OregonTutor@comcast.net www.oregontutor.com

PO Box 1614 Eugene, OR 97440 541-357-5386 www.mathnasium.com/eugene

Mathnasium is the #1

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No matter whatkept school like lose for your Mathnasium’s Children outlooks of school morechild, comprehension got their back — and yours. Our program is built to reverse in math than in any other subject!* Mathnasium’s the widespread math learning loss children of all grade levels Kickstart Program gets your child back on track are experiencing due to the pandemic. With live, face-to-face and ready to soar ahead with individualized instruction online, we’ll catch them up and keep their math instruction, either in our learning center or through skills strong for this year and beyond. You’ve got a lot on your Mathnasium@home, our live online tutoring service. plate right now. With Mathnasium, you and your child can take Our comprehensive assessment will map out their on the school year with confidence. Join tens of thousands of road to recovery and success. parents in transforming their children’s math skills. Call us t oday for a risk-free assessment .

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MECCA (Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts)

449 Willamette Street Eugene, OR 97401 541-302-1810 https://materials-exchange.org/

MECCA is a non-profit arts and environmental organization located in downtown Eugene. We specialize in recycled

arts and creative reuse and inspires our community to reimagine everyday materials and transform them artistically. We have a low-cost recycled art store full of thrifted creative materials for all ages and abilities, we host art workshops and events, and donate supplies to educators, community groups, and homeschoolers year-round.

Oregon Tutor

1144 Gateway Loop, Ste 100 Springfield, OR 97477 541-733-1749 http://www.oregontutor.com/

At Oregon Tutor, we believe one-on-one tutoring greatly enriches the lives of our students. We offer private tutoring to students ranging from kindergarten through college, and beyond! We help students of all ages achieve their academic goals by providing tutors of the

jumpstART

highest quality while working at each student’s pace.”

OSU JumpstART PreCollege Program 309 A Fairbanks Hall/ 220 SW 26th St. Corvalis, OR 97331 https://bit.ly/2WiBca9

JumpstART Online! provides participants ages 14-18 with a week of accelerated art instruction from the safety of their home. Our faculty is comprised of successful, working artists, who exhibit their work throughout the U.S. and beyond. Choose from classes such as painting, photography, animation, drawing and design. Each day will include instruction, discussion, video links, time to make art and time to ask questions and receive feedback.

The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts 868 High St. Eugene, OR 97401 541-434-7015 www.theshedd.org

(please see our ad on page 11)

The Shedd Institute offers music, theater arts, and dance instruction with classes, camps, and private instruction for all ages and on most instruments. “Discovering Instruments” classes give students a hands-on exploration before choosing one to study. Open to creating classes for home-schoolers to fit curriculum needs. Member of the National Guild of Community Schools for the Arts. Financial assistance available. Please see ad on page 11.

REMOTE PRECOLLEGE PROGRAM · JULY 11-16, 2021

JumpstART is a precollege program for youth ages 14-18 with focused instruction by professional, working artists in painting, animation, photography, drawing and design.

TUITION: $300 25 NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

LIBERALARTS.OREGONSTATE.EDU/JUMPSTART Offered by the OSU School of Arts and Communication SAC Academy JANUARY 2021

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after-school math-only education program in America for kids in 1st to 12th grade, whether to get math help to catch up, or to get math enrichment to stay ahead. Mathnasium improves student performance on standards-based tests in 20 sessions or fewer, & improves student skills by an average of 2 grade levels in the 1st year. Contact Mathnasium of Eugene today to schedule a risk-free assessment.


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Triple P: The Positive Parenting Program

3171 Gateway Loop Springfield, OR 97477 541-741-6000 https://www.lanekids.org/triplep/

Whole Earth

Nature School

Laugh, & LEAD

Triple P, the Positive Parenting Program, is an online parenting course for parents of children ages 2-12. Triple P doesn’t tell you how to parent, but gives you strategies you can adapt to your family’s needs. This program is free if you or your child(ren) are on OHP. Visit LaneTripleP.org to sign up! (Triple P esta disponible en español.) Now includes a guide for Parenting During COVID-19.

Whole Earth Nature School PO Box 5223 Eugene, OR 97405 541-937-KIDS WholeEarth.org

Whole Earth Nature School is about more than developing outdoor skills, we are developing thriving human beings. Through the pathway of nature connection and wilderness skills, our students are given the support they need to flourish. Through fire making, students learn patience, resilience, and safety. Through hiding, they learn stillness, observation and awareness. Through wildcrafting, they learn caretaking, pattern recognition, and self-sufficiency. Through group play and challenges, they learn leadership, respect, and confidence. Whole Earth Nature School is a place where each student is given the right balance of freedom and support to be their best self.

T R I P L E P : T H E P O S I T I V E PA R E N T I N G P R O G R A M

Practical Tools for Every Parent Sign up for the Triple P Online Course Learn about parenting strategies to support your child with: • • • •

Bedtime Routines Tantrums Misbehavior And more!

Find the strategies that work best for you and your family.

L e a r n m o r e a n d s i g n u p a t L a n e T r i p l e P. o r g

Now inc ludes guide parentin for gd COVID- uring 19!

Triple P Online is free for families with OHP! • Tr iple P es ta d is pon ible en es pañ o l .

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