Early Learning Matters

  • Early Learning Matters provides opportunities in an enriched environment where children grow the mind and become strong and independent thinkers.
  • ELMs child programs include a brain based preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten program, summer classes, and community, parent, and teacher education.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded2005
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students92 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Early Learning Matters Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorKandy Dicken

School Notes

  • Early Learning Matters (ELM) is a dedicated Preschool and Kindergarten committed to helping all children develop thinking and personal leadership skills.It`s joyful. It`s nurturing. It`s effective.We invite you to come and see for yourself why ELM has been Hillsboro`s early childhood school of choice, referred by pediatricians, educators, and learning specialists, for over 10 years.

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  • Hillsboro
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  • Hillsboro
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  • Hillsboro
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    Montessori School (Christian)
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    1.2 miles
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  • Hillsboro
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  • Hillsboro
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