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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OR School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 172 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,750
  • Acceptance rate: 23%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 26

Top Rankings

Arbor School Of Arts & Sciences ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Oregon for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1989
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
172 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Arbor School Of Arts & Sciences Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Casual attire for our classrooms situated on a 20-acre campus)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 26
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The 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 Director
Janet Reynoldson
Admissions Associate
Melissa 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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OR School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 172 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,750
  • Acceptance rate: 23%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 26

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The average private school tuition in Washington County, OR is $9,615 for elementary schools and $16,553 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Washington County, OR is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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