Big Little School

The Big Little School provides a preschool education experience to Eugene area families and their children ages 2-5.

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Top Rankings

Big Little School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Oregon for:

School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
59 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Big Little School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • We are a non-profit organization providing the preschool experience for children 2 years old Kindergarten. In Eugene, we pioneered a progressive three-year program, which begins with the two-year-old and ends with the kindergarten-ready child. Our school has been in existence for over 60 years, serving Eugene families first as the Central Presbyterian Church Weekday Nursery School and since 1975 as The Big Little School.Teaching PhilosophyPlay is the work of childhood. Hands-on learning experiences and explorations are the primary tools of this work. We feel that in a planned stimulating environment, play naturally fosters mental, physical, emotional, social and creative growth. We want to help each child learn self-discipline and healthy patterns of interactions with others. We believe that family is the primary teacher in a child`s life. Through communication between home and the school, we strive to satisfy the individual needs of each child and family in a warm, supportive environment. The staff publishes a monthly newsletter to keep parents informed of class activities, twice yearly conferences are scheduled to foster communications and additional family/teacher meetings are always welcome. Interested parents are encouraged to share skills and assist with school events.Our Mission StatementWe want to help your child scaffold their learning in the areas of physical, social, emotional and cognitive development. We want each child to develop self-discipline and healthy patterns of interactions with others. Our major goal is to work with your family to help your child develop a positive self-concept and to feel good about their school learning experiences.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Big Little School's ranking?
Big Little School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Oregon for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Big Little School?
The application deadline for Big Little School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Big Little School located?
Big Little School is located in the West Eugene neighborhood of Eugene, OR. There are 4 other private schools located in West Eugene.

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The average acceptance rate in Eugene, OR is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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