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.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Early Learning Matters is Tualatin Valley Academy (1.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hillsboro KinderCare (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hillsboro
    Hillsboro KinderCare
    Hillsboro KinderCare Photo - Hillsboro KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 36 students
    0.2 miles
    4600 NE Cornell Rd
    Hillsboro, OR 97124
    (503) 648-2443
    0.2 NS-PK
  • Hillsboro
    KLA Schools of Hillsboro
    KLA Schools of Hillsboro Photo - KLA Schools of Hillsboro, OR
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-K | 60 students
    0.2 miles
    1855 NE 48th Ave
    Hillsboro, OR 97124
    (503) 333-2002
    0.2 NS-K
  • Hillsboro
    The Goddard School - Hillsboro
    The Goddard School - Hillsboro Photo
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 114 students
    0.6 miles
    5530 Ne Elam Young Parkway
    Hillsboro, OR 97124
    (503) 693-1888
    0.6 PK-K
  • Hillsboro
    The Happy Childrens Montessori
    The Happy Childrens Montessori Photo - This girl is concentrating hard on her number papers. She is 4.
    Montessori School (Christian)
    Grades: NS-K | 15 students
    1.2 miles
    172 Ne 32nd Avenue
    Hillsboro, OR 97124
    (503) 693-6531
    1.2 NS-K
  • Hillsboro
    Grades: PK-K | 42 students
    1.8 miles
    3585 NE 79th Ave
    Hillsboro, OR 97124
    (503) 614-1141
    1.8 PK-K

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