Living Wisdom School

Tel: (503)671-9112
Grades: PK - 5 | 24 students
The Living Wisdom School of Portland provides a safe and loving environment where children can discover and practice universal principles that bring happiness, for example, kindness, generosity, courage, and optimism.
The philosophy the school is based on is called Education for Life.
It is an approach that balances mind and heart, body and spirit.
It is not dogmatic, but expansive and focused on students' own inner joy and peace.
In an Education for Life classroom, students learn to develop their will power and to value feeling, as well as to develop intellectually.
The roots of the Education for Life system lie in the philosophy of Paramhansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi.
Yogananda emphasized the unity of all religions and their common purpose in helping people experience joy, love, and peace.
Living Wisdom Preschool provides children with an emotionally supportive climate that encourages imagination, creativity, discovery, and a love for learning.
We use the Education for Life philosophy and an environment filled with love to provide developmentally appropriate opportunities, materials, and activities.
The children are able to experience who they are and relate to the world around them.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5

Student Body

Total Students 24 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 80%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Living Wisdom School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley Catholic School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Cecilia School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Cecilia School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Beaverton
    St Cecilia School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 274 students
    0.2 miles
    12250 Sw 5th St
    Beaverton, OR 97005
    (503)644-2619
    0.2PK-8
    274
  • Beaverton
    Pilgrim Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 171 students
    0.4 miles
    5650 Sw Hall Blvd
    Beaverton, OR 97005
    (503)644-8697
    0.4PK-8
    171
  • Beaverton
    Grades: PK-K | 306 students
    0.8 miles
    13600 Sw Allen Blvd
    Beaverton, OR 97005
    (503)646-2151
    0.8PK-K
    306
  • Beaverton
    Grades: PK-KG | 48 students
    0.9 miles
    4845 Sw Murray Blvd
    Beaverton, OR 97005
    (503)644-1460
    0.9PK-KG
    48
  • Beaverton
    German International School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-5 | 160 students
    1 miles
    3900 SW Murray Blvd
    Beaverton, OR 97005
    (503)626-9089
    1PK-5
    160

School Reviews

Living Wisdom School is not just a school; it's a community and an educational home. The teachers are highly gifted and the environment is uplifting and inspiring. Children are encouraged to develop their highest potential, including the traits of compassion, harmony within, cooperation, and problem-solving. My child has flourished at the school, and is truly developing the best of himself both academically and interpersonally. This school is raising the next generation of world-changers!
- Posted by Parent, 07/06/15

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