Details overview

Hours 08:30 AM - 02:45 PM
School leader Kit Hawkins
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Our program is designed to support each student as an individual and to provide a sense of belonging and community for all. Active engagement in learning, concrete experiences, and interdisciplinary work are evident at all levels. Our expectations and our educational strategies reflect an understanding of children's needs and abilities as they grow and mature.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Environmental
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Social justice
Visual arts
Writing

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

12
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Garden / Greenhouse
Industrial shop
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Natural area
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs

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Extracurriculars

Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

3
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Librarian / media specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Italian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation details We have a bus that daily picks up and returns students to NE Portland.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details An appointment to tour the school and see classes in action is the first step in the application process. Tours are for parents only and last about an hour and a half. At the end of your visit, you will receive an application packet. Once all parts of the application have been submitted, a parent meeting with the Admissions Director will be scheduled. Children will be invited for a formal visit later in the winter.
Learn more Http://www.arborschool.org/admissions/
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Interview
Recommendations
Application submission begins 10/23/2017
Application deadline 01/26/2018
Application fee amount $100
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $13,750
For the year 2017-2018
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No