The Children's Hour Academy is a small private school with limited enrollment, located on two campuses in Lake Oswego.
We are licensed by the state of Oregon and are persuing our Private School Accreditation.
Our Christian setting is non-denominational. We welcome children regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, marital status of parents or special needs.
Our mission is to serve children and families with unparalleled educational and developmental opportunities.
Our educated and dedicated teachers augment learning environments in response to each student's distinct learning styles.
This is achieved while maintaining the highest level of respect, safety, and accountability.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
all
Year Founded
1986

Student Body

Total Students
90 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
The Childrens Hour Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
100%
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniforms- navy pants/skirts, polo shirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please see website.
Admissions Director
Patricia Thomas

School Notes

  • The Children's Hour Academy is a small private school with limited enrollment, located on two campuses in Lake Oswego. We offer American Sign Language, a formal music program, and German language. Hot lunch is included in the tuition. We have before and aftercare available. Our classrooms are small, maintaining low teacher-to-child ratios. We are a child centered, developmentally-appropriate program for infants through elementary school. This program facilitates positive growth and care for children. We are licensed by the state of Oregon and have our Private School Accreditation. Our Christian setting is non-denominational. We welcome children regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, marital status of parents or special needs. Parents are encouraged to visit anytime. Your mission is to serve children and families with unparalleled educational and developmental opportunities. Our educated and dedicated teachers augment learning environments in response to each student's distinct learning styles. This is achieved while maintaining the highest level of respect, safety, and accountability.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
We feel so thankful to have found a great academic home at CHA! We have two children attending this year. Our son started at CHA two years ago in preschool and is now in Kindergarten. We have been so pleased with the school, that this year we transitioned our daughter to CHA; she is in the elementary school. It's wonderful to have them both at CHA. The school offers small class sizes, individualized attention, a wonderful balance of developmentally appropriate academics and play, as well as a very welcoming, family environment. My children know all of the teachers and students across campus - we love it here!
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5  
I love working here. It is one of the most warm, loving, nurturing, and openly diverse schools I have had the pleasure to work for. The staff have accepted me with arms outstretched and made my transition from California seamless. I adore working with my co-workers and all the children at CHA. I couldn't imagine myself anywhere else.
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5  
I have 2 children who attend CHA -- 3 yr old, enrolled in the Meridian Campus and 6 months old, attends the Jean Road Infant/Toddler campus. I absolutely love CHA -- Small classes, clean and spacious facility, wonderful teachers, excellent curriculum, expansive gym -- just everything about the school i love. The teachers communicate with parents on a daily basis via blog postings on what the class did for the day, the curriculum for the toddlers have a nice balance of free play and structure; they have assessments for infants/todders to see if there are any potential developmental issues. The curriculum includes Music Together and Soccer Shots; spanish and german language classes. I''ve been so impressed with how my son and daughter has blossomed. I would not hesitate to recommend CHA to any other parent!!
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