Living Wisdom School

4855 Sw Watson Ave,
Beaverton, OR, 97005
     Tel: (503)671-9112
Grades: PK - 5 | 19 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 19 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 80%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Living Wisdom School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

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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  • BeavertonSt Cecilia School
      (Roman Catholic)
    12250 Sw 5th St
    BeavertonOR97005
    (503)644-2619
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 228 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BeavertonPilgrim Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    5650 Sw Hall Blvd
    BeavertonOR97005
    (503)644-8697
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.4 mi | 141 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BeavertonBeaverton Christian Church Preschool/kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    13600 Sw Allen Blvd
    BeavertonOR97005
    (503)646-2151
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    0.8 mi | 56 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • BeavertonSunshine Montessori Pres & Child Care Center
    Montessori School
    4845 Sw Murray Blvd
    BeavertonOR97005
    (503)644-1460
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    0.9 mi | 8 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • BeavertonGerman American School Of Portland
    Special Program Emphasis
    3900 SW Murray Blvd
    BeavertonOR97005
    (503)626-9089
    Special Program Emphasis
    1 mi | 124 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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