Arbor School Of Arts & Sciences

  • Arbor School of Arts and Sciences is a small learning community founded on the premise that education is decisive and enduring to the degree that it supports the development of intellect, character, and creativity.
  • The Arbor School of Arts & Sciences takes as its goals to encourage individual talents so that each may become an imaginative, independent thinker with a strong sense of self-worth; promote learning as an integrated, interdisciplinary process rather than as a series of isolated subjects; provide an environment where responsibility and sensitivity to the group are balanced by respect for the autonomy and integrity of the individual; create a climate of self-discipline, trust, and mutual regard; and help students acquire the tools of inquiry and expression through the study of important ideas, so that each may construct a personally meaningful understanding of the world.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1989
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students172 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Arbor School Of Arts & Sciences Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size20 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Casual attire for our classrooms situated on a 20-acre campus)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 26
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,750
Tuition NotesThe tuition reflects the total cost per year, including books and fees.
% on Financial Aid
8%
Average Financial Aid Grant$4,500
Acceptance Rate
23%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJanet Reynoldson
Admissions AssociateMelissa Wells

School Notes

  • Arbor School of Arts and Sciences is a small learning community founded on the premise that education is decisive and enduring to the degree that it supports the development of intellect, character, and creativity. The Arbor School of Arts & Sciences takes as its goals to encourage individual talents so that each may become an imaginative, independent thinker with a strong sense of self-worth; promote learning as an integrated, interdisciplinary process rather than as a series of isolated subjects; provide an environment where responsibility and sensitivity to the group are balanced by respect for the autonomy and integrity of the individual; create a climate of self-discipline, trust, and mutual regard; and help students acquire the tools of inquiry and expression through the study of important ideas, so that each may construct a personally meaningful understanding of the world. The Arbor School website, www.arborschool.org,provides a thorough look at the way in which subject matter is integrated in each of our mixed-age classrooms.
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    Grades: NS-12 | 773 students
    9.4 miles
    8825 SW Barnes Road
    Portland, OR 97225
    (503) 297-1894
    9.4 NS-12
    773
  • Hillsboro
    Grades: NS-8 | 83 students
    17 miles
    770 NE Rogahn St.
    Hillsboro, OR 97124
    (503) 844-7766
    17 NS-8
    83
  • Oregon City
    Grades: PK-12 | 245 students
    7.7 miles
    19575 Sebastian Way
    Oregon City, OR 97045
    (503) 655-5961
    7.7 PK-12
    245
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    9.2 miles
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    Portland, OR 97201
    (503) 226-2496
    9.2 PK-5
    398
  • Tualatin
    Grades: K-12 | 429 students
    3 miles
    23370 SW Boones Ferry Rd.
    Tualatin, OR 97062
    (503) 612-6521
    3 K-12
    429

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The average private school tuition in Oregon is $8,067 for elementary schools and $12,153 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oregon is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).