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Neskowin Valley School Photo #1 - At Neskowin Valley School, we strive to instill the desire for life-long learning, and the enthusiasm, confidence, and imagination to sustain it.
Neskowin Valley School provides an invigorating education in small class groupings to children from diverse backgrounds in a beautiful environment on the Oregon coast.
Our purpose is to inspire joyful learning, and to work together with families and friends to model intellectual curiosity, ethical conduct, and responsibility for each other and the natural world.
We graduate alumni who as adults lead accomplished, effective, thoughtful, and principled lives.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 43 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,250
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jun. 10 / rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1972

Student Body

Total Students
43 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Neskowin Valley School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Rubber boots!)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jun. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Need based scholarships are available.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Kelly Ellis
Admissions Associate
Sarah Creighton

School Notes

  • Building Lifelong Learners!
  • Neskowin Valley School is an accredited, independent elementary school located in South Tillamook County with a curriculum and environment that foster a desire for lifelong learning. NVS enjoys small class sizes, integration of subject matter, hands-on arts and sciences projects, an early, comprehensive approach to literacy, and individualized, varied approaches to learning. The school values outdoor and experiential learning and place-based projects that immerse students in the extensive natural areas of the Oregon Coast
Profile last updated: 01/19/2021

School Reviews

5  
"[NVS] taught me to be unique and independent and to be who you are and enjoy the people around you and the nature around you and to express yourself in the way you were meant to." Dana Reddekopp-Hulburt, Alum
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 43 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,250
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jun. 10 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Oregon is $8,907 for elementary schools and $12,175 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).

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