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Childpeace Montessori School



Celebrating 36 years of service to children, Childpeace offers a unique urban Montessori experience at their main campus in NW Portland and an intergenerational program at their SE Portland satellite classroom. Their 300+ students, toddlers through adolescence, enjoy rich Montessori educational environments as well as access to an abundance of learning opportunities in the downtown community.

They are a non-profit corporation, a certified day care center, a member of the Oregon Independent Schools and an Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) recognized school. Childpeace has also been named one of the "100 Best Green Companies to Work For" by Oregon Business magazine.

Gold certified

  • Students participate in composting & recycling in every classroom.
  • Annual waste sorts are conducted with students’ help as part of the Oregon Green Schools Program.
  • Cleaning products are EPA Green Seal Approved.
  • Paper products contain 100% recycled content.
  • Durable dishware is used in the snack program.
  • Lighting in each building is zonal and high efficiency.
  • Roof economizers boost HVAC efficiency.
  • Kitchen and laundry appliances are all high-efficiency.
  • A transit pass program is available to all employees.


Childpeace entrance

Students conducting a waste sort 


1516 NW Thurman St, Portland, OR 97209

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