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2013 Education Resource Guide Your local guide to Preschools, Private Schools, Public Schools & Educational resources!

pre-school

Ratio

Dancing Sol Nature Education Program 896 Sundance Street Eugene, OR 97405 541-357-9559

2 : 11

Enroll- ment

11 max.

Hours

8:45 - 12:15, ext. care options

Appl. Religious? Tuition Camps deadline

Open

no

See website or call

Yes

Would you like your preschooler outside connecting with nature every single day? Dancing Sol supports the whole child in all areas of their development, and does this through teaching a comprehensive nature program. Contact us for a visit! (Summer nature camps for preschoolers are taught through our sister organization: Whole Earth Nature School.)

No

A cooperative preschool since 1957, EPCP offers a diverse developmental program and cooperative experience with high parental involvement and lower tuition costs. Classes start at ages 2 to 5. No potty training is required. Parents at EPCP take an active role in their children’s education and share in the daily operations in the classroom and extracurricular activities. Emphasis on a developmental, self-discovery, self-directed, and sensory learning.

Yes

The Little French School is a private preschool through kindergarten program that combines high quality care with immersion in a second language. We offer small class sizes, flexible scheduling, and diverse, engaging curricula. We also offer shuttle transportation to and from Charlemagne at Fox Hollow, and extended/after school care for our students as well as older students in a language-rich, supportive environment. Our classes are open until filled; a few spaces remain for 2012-2013! Call or email us for more information about starting your child on the path to language learning and cultural awareness!

No

The mission of Ridgeline Montessori is to provide a challenging academic program based on the educational philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. The Montessori approach balances two interdependent elements: the students’ freedom to explore and think for themselves, and their responsibility to work and learn within a community.

No

The Village School is a tuition-free, public charter school serving children in Kindergarten through 8th grade since 2000. The developmentally based curriculum, inspired by Waldorf Education, engages the whole child by integrating the humanities and the sciences. Art, Physical Education, Handwork, Music, and Spanish language classes are also an integral part of the student’s learning experience. Meals are cooked on site from scratch with mostly local & organic ingredients.

DancingSol.com

Eugene Parent Child Preschool 1376 Olive St. Eugene, OR 97401 541-984-5531

3:10/ 4:20

40 to 50

9 -12:00 MWF or TH

Open

no

See website or call

www.eugenepreschool.org

The Little French School 1717 City View, Suite 5 Eugene, OR 97402 541-345-3818

www.littlefrenchschool.org

1:10 or less

30-40

8:00-5:30, part time available

200

8:40-3:00 and 8:40-3:15

Open until filled

no

See website or call

public school Ridgeline Montessori School 4500 W. Amazon Drive Eugene, OR 97405 541-681-9662

1:14

Open

no

none

www.ridgeline.org

The Village School 2855 Lincoln St Eugene, OR 97405 541-345-7285

www.eugenevillageschool.org

varies

216

8:30 - 2:45

March 8

no

none

Program ProgramHighlights Highlights

Don’t miss your spot in the next edition of the Education Resource Guide... coming August 2013

Providing a quality Catholic education for students in preschool through grade 8 for over 50 years. Open House January 27th 11:30 - 1:30

55th Annual Family Theatre Event

March 2nd, 2013

For more info Call: 683-7452

1201 Satre Street Eugene, OR 97401 541-344-1401 www.sploveskids.com “A Voyage in Faith and Learning”

• Challenging Curriculum • Self-Directed Learning • Multi-Age Classrooms • No Tuition

Pre-Lottery tours and info: Thursday, Feb. 28, 6:30 pm Saturday, March 9, 10:00 am K-8 Fall 2013 Enrollment begins in March

For Details Call 541-681-9662 or visit www.ridgeline.org Check us out on-line at www.oregonfamily.com

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

Phone: 345-7285 E-mail: village@4j.lane.edu Website: www.eugenevillageschool.org Parent Information Meetings for 2012-13: Weds. 6th at 6pm & Apply for enrollmen2y atting ourFeb next Parent Information Meeting, August 25th, pm at 6pm Sat, Feb. 2nd at 10am. Middle School meeting: Weds. Feb620th Page 7


2013 Education Resource Guide, cont’d. private school

Ratio

Enroll- ment

Hours

Appl. Religious? Tuition Camps deadline

Eugene Christian School 2895 Chad Drive Eugene, OR 97408 541-686-9145

1:13

160

8:30 - 3:30

open

www.EugeneChristianSchool.com

yes nondenominational

web or call

Yes

Eugene Christian School is fully accredited Pre-K (age 3) through 8th grade school and an excellent choice for a quality Christian education. Bible-based curriculum, art, P.E., music, drama & computer technology for all ages. Academics, character-building and creative arts in a safe, caring environment. Our new campus allows for expanded curriculum and a growing student population. See website for details. Financial aid available. Tours on request. Preview Night Jan 31st, 6:30-8PM. Openings available and enrollment for 2013-14 begins Feb 1st.

No

The Eugene Waldorf School educates children in a hands-on, enthusiastic, engaging way. Music, art, Spanish, handcrafts, woodworking, drama and movement are integrated with a strong academic and developmentally appropriate curriculum. Students are nurtured and inspired for a lifelong love of learning. Open Houses January 12 & February 2, or call for a tour today, 541-683-6951.

Yes

Help your child thrive socially and academically! McKenzie Montessori Institute offers programs for children aged 6 weeks to 12 years. Children are taught grace and courtesy, accountability, and peaceful communication skills. Nurturing providers work with children on an individual level, guiding them though an academically enriched environment. We accept state pay, and offer student, military, and employee discounts.

Yes

K-12 independent school focused on educating the whole student. College preparatory program complimented by visual, musical and performing arts. Foreign language pgrm includes Mandarin, Spanish, French. Collaborative learning environment with focus on the individual student. Small class sizes. Strong personal relationships between faculty, students, and parents. 100% graduates admitted to four-year colleges. 45% of high schoolers National Honor Society members. Over 18 AP exams offered.

Eugene Waldorf School 1350 McLean Blvd. Eugene, OR 97405 541-683-6951

1:10

165

varies by age/grade

open

no

web or call

www.eugenewaldorf.org

McKenzie Montessori Institute 4181 E St. Springfield, OR 97478 541-228-5352

1:4/ 1:10/ 1:14

40

6:30am 6:00pm

open

no

varies

www.mckmi.com

Oak Hill School

86397 Eldon Schafer Dr Eugene, OR 97405 541-744-0954

1:14

154

8:20 - 3:00

open

no

call

Program ProgramHighlights Highlights

www.oakhillschool.com

EUGENE

WALDORF SCHOOL Ignite a love of learning.

Enrollment is ongoing. 541-683-6951 • 1350 McLean Blvd. • EugeneWaldorf.org

Is your child getting the best education available?

Academic excellence and lifelong learning.

Accepting applications for kindergarten through 12th. Call now to schedule your personal tour: 541-744-0954 86397 Eldon Schafer Dr. Eugene, Oregon 97405 www.oakhillschool.net Page 8

Check us out on-line at www.oregonfamily.com


private school, cont’d

Ratio

Enroll- ment

Hours

Appl. Religious? Tuition Camps deadline

No

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, band, choir piano, art, Spanish, reading, PE and library. Founded in 1889. Fully accredited. Open House Sunday January 27th from 1:00-3:00pm.

No

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 fostering spiritual growth and academic excellence in a safe, nurturing environment.  Currently Accepting Applications for the 2012-13 School Year. Please contact the school for more information.

No

Willamette Christian School has been educating children since 1941. WCS offers Bible based education for children age 3 up to the 8th grade. Featuring an exceptional academic program which includes PE, Spanish, Computer, Library, Sports, and much, much more! Committed to training our students academically, physically, spiritually, and socially. Nationally accredited through ACTS and NAAS. Call for a tour today!

Yes

Join us for amazing adventures in nature, and accidentally learn a bunch along the way! Our programs give kids an opportunity to connect with the natural world in a deep and meaningful way, all whilst playing games and practicing primitive skills. We track animals, move silently, become "lost-proof", eat wild plants, build shelters, and expand our awareness of the world through exercising all of our senses. We offer Summer Nature Camps; Winter and Spring Break Camps; and after school programs for all kids in our area. Open to home schoolers too!

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

18:1

520

www.oharaschool.org

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

open

Catholic

call

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

1:18

294

8:10-3:00

open

Roman Catholic

call

www.sploveskids.com (please see our ad on page 7)

Willamette Christian School 2500 W. 18th Ave. Eugene, OR 97405 541-686-8655

Varies

280

7:30-6:00

opens 2/10

yes

web or call

www.willamettechristianschool.com

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

2:8 / 2:12

Open

Open, See Website see Website

Come to our Open House! Sunday, January 27, 1:00pm—3:00pm The Good News in Education—

no

Varies, scholarships avail

Program ProgramHighlights Highlights

Willamette

Christian School

O’Hara Catholic School is dedicated to developing the whole child spiritually, socially, intellectually, emotionally, and physically. O’Hara’s tradition of academic excellence fosters enthusiasm for discovery and knowledge, allowing children to develop into life-long learners. In Pre-School through 8th grade, O’Hara students are given a solid foundation for learning and growing in a loving, faith-filled environment. 1

From academics to values and community service, O’Hara prepares students for high school, college, life, and beyond.

Where children can discover God, develop academically, and demonstrate His love to the community.

715 W 18th Avenue Eugene, OR 97402 Ph: (541) 485-5291 www.oharaschool.org

Check us out on-line at www.oregonfamily.com

Enrolling students Preschool through the 8th grade www.willamettechristianschool.com 2500 W 18th Ave. Eugene 541-686-8655

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Ratio

Enroll- ment

Ballet NW Academy

1144 Willagillespie Rd #4 Eugene, OR 97401 541-343-3914

Hours

3-7:30pm weekdays / varies 9am-1:30pm Sat

varies

www.bnwa.com

Appl. Religious? Tuition Camps deadline

open

no

call

Yes

Offering the highest quality technique and training to children and adults, no matter their goals or experience level. Students are encouraged to be courteous, inclusive, and to maintain a positive attitude. Teachers work from the same syllabus with many performing opportunities and enrichment/recreational classes. Artistic Director, Michele Major, is an experienced teacher in the Vaganova method and has professional performance background. Adult ballet has beginning to advanced levels, opportunity to study pointe, and participate in community performances.

No

Lane Tutoring Service is a one-on-one, in-home tutoring service serving students in grades K-12. Our certified teachers design specific 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 dynamic and engaging; student enjoy working with us as they learn to perform and reach their academic potential. Serving Eugene/Springfield since 1990.

Yes

Nationally Renowned Program. Fun gymnastics and fitness programs for children 1-18 and Adults!  Increase physical ability and self-confidence in a fun and positive environment. Gymnastics, Movement, Trampoline/tumbling, Cheerleading, Girls and Boy Teams, Open Gyms, Birthday Parties, No School Day Activities and Camps for Summer, Winter and Spring Break. Where Fitness is Fun and Confidence Grows.

Yes

Join us as we discover, learn, and grow in nature nearby! Based in Alton Baker Park, Nearby Nature leads summer daycamps, field trips, classroom visits, costumed Kinder Critter presentations, and no-school-day programs for pre-school through 12th graders. We also host weekend Nature Quest adventures and special events for families. Scholarships, service learning projects, and volunteer opportunities are available. Discounts for members. Partner in the Network Charter School.

Yes

Oregon Art Supply offers classes for kids ages 8+. Winter classes include watercolor, printmaking, mixed media/collage, and drawing, as well as a Parent/Child class for all ages. Classes are a balance of skill-based learning and individual expression. We believe art is a vital part of education and well-being, and strive to provide a nurturing environment for kids to learn while having fun. Current classes can be viewed on website. Classes offered in Spring are posted mid-March. Summer camps will be posted in April.

Lane Tutoring Service 2141 Crest Drive Eugene, OR 97405 541-484-4133

1:1

open

varies

1:8

M-F 9-noon on& 2:30-8pm/ going Sat 9am-2pm

open

no

call

www.lanetutoringservice.com

National Academy of Artistic Gymnastics 1205 Oak Patch Rd. Eugene, OR 97402 541-344-2002

www.naag-gymnastics.org

Nearby Nature

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

ongoing

varies

see website for specifc programs

open

no

ongoing

no

Varies, Call For Info

varies

www.nearbynature.org

Oregon Art Supply 1020 Pearl Street Eugene, OR 97401 541-683-2787

oregonartsupply.com/

1:8 max

ongoing

Varies by class. Please call

ongoing

no

varies

Program ProgramHighlights Highlights

Success

National Academy of Artistic Gymnastics

Bring Balance into Your Child’s Life. Great Classes for All Ages Pre-school • School Age • Adult IndoorEugene Parks OR 1205Camps Oak• Birthdays Patch •Rd,

National Academy of Gymnastics

is contagious. Lane TuToring

One-on-One. All Subjects, K-12 Trusted in-home tutors since 1990.

541-484-4133

Classes for All Ages • www.naag-gymnastics.org 1205 Oak Patch Road • Eugene, Oregon • 541-344-2002Great

www.lanetutoringservice.com

* Birthdays * Camps * Open Play

Cheer * Creative Adult Movement

Building Healthy Bodies and Self Esteem 344-2002 www.naag-gymnastics.org

Think, Imagine and Explore ! www.sciencekidsrfun.com

Enroll now for this hands-on science/nature experience for children grades K-5 minimum 10 students per class

No-School Day Camp January 21st and 25th Camps fill up quickly, so enroll today!! email: sciencekidsrfun@gmail.com

www.sciencekidsrfun.com

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Check us out on-line at www.oregonfamily.com


Education Resources, cont’d

Ratio

Enroll- ment

Hours

Appl. Religious? Tuition Camps deadline

Yes

We are a fun hands-on science experience for children grades K-5.  Our goal is to assist your child to think, imagine and explore! We take pride in our classes by offering a wide variety of topics so each student stays engaged. From general science to the weird and wacky science found in our universe. Each session has a theme so your child can see how the topic relates to their everyday world. We use experiments, art, and nature to study each topic. 

Yes

Committed to helping students develop a lifetime love for learning. Comprehensive diagnostic tools enable us to develop individualized programs focused on each child’s needs, pinpointing specific areas of strengths & weakness. We teach skill mastery that ensures retention, presented the way your child learns best. A wide variety of programs help students of all ages. Whether your child is falling behind or not being challenged, we offer programs for Math, Reading, Writing, Study Skills. SAT prep as well!

Yes

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.

yes

Thanks to the Coeta and Donald Barker Foundation’s support of our K-12 school programs, the museum is your classroom! Throughout 2013 your class can visit the museum for free and participate in exciting, engaging, and educational programs that highlight Oregon’s history and teach teamwork and critical thinking. Or, contact the museum education department and find out how we can bring the museum to your classroom! 

Yes

The UO Youth Enrichment and TAG Program offers unique and challenging opportunities for advanced learners-- those who are identified as Talented and Gifted or performing above grade level in some areas. Classes and special events are offered throughout the school year: on no-school days, after school and on Saturdays. Full camps are offered at Spring Break and in the Summer and include Super Summer (gds K-5), Summer Enrichment Program (residential on campus for gds 6-10) and Junior Leadership Program (gds 11-12).

Science Kids

1568 W. 26th Ave Eugene, OR 97405 541-684-6810

1:10

open

varies

open

no

varies

www.sciencekidsrfun.com

Sylvan Learning Center 1020 Greenacres Rd. #11 Eugene, OR 97408 541-485-4589

M-F 9:00-7:30 / Sat 9 - 1pm

1:3

open

no

varies

www.educate.com

The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts 868 High St. Eugene, OR 97401 541-687-6526

varies

open

M-F 9am-9pm, Sat 9-2

open

no

varies

no

Varies, scholarships available

www.theshedd.org

UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History 1680 E. 15th Ave. Eugene, OR 97403 541-346-1694

varies

open

W-Sun, 11-5

varies

www.natural-history.uoregon.edu/

UO Youth Enrichment and Talented and Gifted Program 1859 East 15th Eugene, OR 97403 541-346-3084

varies

open

varies, check website

M-TH, 1-5, Fri by appt

uoyetag.uoregon.edu

no

varies, check website

Program ProgramHighlights Highlights

Student of the Month

MuseuM of Natural and Cultural H i s t o ry C o n g r at u l at i o n s

Keegan Noonan

Snapshots of Historical Archaeology in Oregon 485-4589 u Reading u Writing u Math u SAT/ACT u Study Skills

UO Youth Enrichment Classes for Advanced Learners* Grades K – 8 C Great for Homeschoolers! After School C Saturdays C No School Days

Computer Programming, Robotics, Science, Math Clubs and Classes, Creative Arts, Languages, And More!

This is the place where I find other kids I can relate to... – ParticiPant

The subjects are something school doesn’t offer.

Our lives are much better because of this program.

– Parent

– Parent

Free opening reception: Meet the archaeologists! Friday, January 25, 2013, 6:00–8:00 p.m.

*Advanced Learners are identified as Talented and Gifted (TAG) or performing above grade level in some or all academic areas. nt C u r r ee s G rad 2 6 –1

Join Us This Summer, Too!

Summer Enrichment Program July 7 – 20 and July 21 – Aug 3

From a nineteenth-century working-class family in Portland to a Chinese mining community in Jacksonville, this exhibit tells the stories of five historic sites recently excavated by museum archaeologists.

Curre G rad n t es K–5

1680 E. 15th Avenue, Eugene · 541-346-3024 · natural-history.uoregon.edu

Super Summer June 24 – July 12

541-346-3084 • uoyetag.uoregon.edu Check us out on-line at www.oregonfamily.com

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