Chiquitos Schools

11675 Sw Butner Road
Portland, OR 97225
     Tel: (503)641-7717
Grades: PK - 3 | 56 students
At Chiquitos, our mission is to embrace each child's spirit and challenge their mind, while fostering the development of the whole child in an ambiance of complete Spanish immersion.
We seek to support children through their discovery of the world with all their senses.
Chiquitos School supports the whole child development through its very own approach created by the director and founder of Chiquitos, Isabel Lainez.
This approach is based on stimulating the fundamental and inherent elements of the child.
While embracing each element of the child, he/she is able to develop in a safe, loving, and wholesome environment.
This approach is individualized and developmentally appropriate to each child's needs, thereby instilling a love of learning.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Bilingual School Association
European Council for International Schools
Institute for Independent Education
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 3
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 56 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Chiquitos Schools Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(blue pants/jumper and red top)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $4,250
Tuition Notes prices varies from $4250 to $9600 depending on attendance
Admissions Director Stacy Inman

School Notes:

GOALS * Embracing each child's emotional facet as unique and valuable aspect of the human life development. * Ensuring, based on the uniqueness of their own identity, that each child is best understood, supported, recognized, and respected. * Recognizing the potential of each child by building strong relationships that are based on trust, respect, and positive regard. * Helping each child achieve their full potential by providing a challenging and comprehensive educational program that keeps current in early childhood development. * Supporting each child's natural ability to learn language through a total Spanish immersion program.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Catlin Gabel School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Children's Village (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cedar Hills KinderCare (0.4 miles away)
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