Located in Southeast Portland, Oregon, Brooklyn Preschool was founded in 1971, on the belief that children and parents benefit from a shared learning atmosphere. We foster community and a shared responsibility for our children, while playing an active role in their preschool
experience.About Brooklyn Preschool →
A cooperative preschool is a parent-run preschool, in which the school’s member-families offer classroom support, in addition to taking on a family job that contributes toward the school’s day-to-day operations.
Teacher Merry has been leading classes at Brooklyn Preschool for nearly 14 years! Before that she was a parent-teacher in our Brooklyn classrooms, when her two daughters were in preschool. She even attended a cooperative preschool in North Portland herself, as a child.
Potential students can pre-enroll for the upcoming school year after our Annual Open House takes place in February. Our Priority Enrollment Weekend for the 2020-21 school year begins with the application link posted below at 3pm on Sat. Feb. 1 and ends Mon. Feb. 3 at 3pm. The application fee is $25.
Admission to Brooklyn Preschool is made without regard to race, ability, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.
If more applications than spots in a class are received during this 48 hour window, then spots will be awarded through lottery selection and a waitlist will be formed. In order for applications to be considered for the initial lottery round, the $25 application fee MUST be paid by 3pm Monday February 3rd. Applications received after 3pm on February 3rd will be considered in the order that they are received.
Please note that priority registration is given to returning students and alumni families.
Returning families & Alumni families with a new student
Our priority enrollment period for returning and alumni families runs through January 24th. Returning families will receive an email from the Membership Director with the registration link. There is no application fee for returning families. Once we receive your registration form, we require the $195 non-refundable registration and supply fee to reserve your place.
Alumni families with a new student should follow the same enrollment process outlined in the “Priority Enrollment Weekend” section above, including the $25 application fee (see “Pay Now” button below).