Puddletown School

  • Puddletown School is a Montessori preschool and elementary school. We strive to foster a sense of self-trust in each child.
  • Children have an innate hunger for learning and independence. Self-trust and confidence are important parts of developing independence.
  • Even as they make mistakes, children are able to enjoy each learning process.
  • This is especially evident when confidence is not tied to ability but rather to a sense of self-worth.
  • Puddletown School is an environment where children are free to explore and create in an atmosphere of respect.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association Montessori International (AMI)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2004
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students101 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Puddletown School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Noteshttp://puddletownschool.com/admissions/tuition-fees/
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorAndrea Ludlow
Admissions AssociateSam Montana Gardner

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  • Portland
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  • Portland
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  • Portland
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    Portland, OR 97202
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  • Portland
    St Agatha Catholic School
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