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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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9009 N Foss Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97203


Amourie Adair, Recreation Supervisor II


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Educational Preschool

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Charles Jordan Community Center Preschool — Early Learning, Diversity & New Friends~!

If PPS opens late or cancels classes ( is updated every 5 minutes), preschool will not be held for the day.
If PPS is on break and inclement weather occurs, Parks' Senior Management will make a decision regarding community centers' late openings & closures. Voicemails & Facebook pages are updated as information becomes available.   


2017-2018 CLASSES:

Any remaining spaces that current Charles Jordan Community Center preschool families have not reserved for the coming year will open to the general public TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST AT 9AM

Registrations are processed in-person, on-site on a first-come first-served basis. Please sign in at the front desk when you arrive so we may call families in order

A $35 non-refundable Registration Fee will be collected per child to reserve any open spaces. 

will begin when classes fill. No fee will be charged if a child is waitlisted. 

Waitlists are valid for one school year; they do not roll over from one year to the next.


Age by 9/1/17:       Class                          Days                     Time                  Tuition/mo.

2*                            Little Ones                  T/Th                      9-11:30am          $115

3                             Preschool                    MWF                     9-12pm**            $135

4                             Pre-Kindergarten         MWF                    9-12pm**             $135

4                             Pre-Kindergarten         T/Th                     9-12pm**             $100

*2’s students do NOT need to be potty trained
**We will have a ‘Lunch Bunch’ option from 12-1pm for the 3’s & 4’s students to extend their day. Registration opens in the Fall.



Students must be age 2, 3, or 4 on or before September 1st, 2017.

3' & 4's students must be potty trained.

Teacher to student ratios are as follows: 2's class = 2:10, 3's class = 2:10, 4's class = 2:16.

We follow Portland Public Schools’ calendar with a few exceptions. All PPS days off we will NOT have class. Most no-school days we offer optional camps.