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Alder Montessori

This provider participates in

Preschool For All

All children who will be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 1 and who have a parent or legal guardian living in Multnomah County are eligible for Preschool for All.

For more information, visit the Preschool For All website.

This provider participates in

Preschool Promise

Openings in Preschool Promise are available to:

  • Families with children ages 3 and 4
  • Children currently on waiting lists for other publicly funded preschool options
  • Families served by DHS (TANF and child welfare)
  • Low-income families and families of color living at or below 200% Federal Poverty Level

For more information, visit the Preschool Promise website.

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Alder Montessori is a tuition-free program with two classrooms serving 3- to 6-year-olds inside Alder Elementary School. Open to young children living in the Alder neighborhood, this program helps prepare students for their lifetime of learning using the Montessori method of education. 

The lottery process for Fall 2021 enrollment begins in early 2021. Registration for the lottery will be open January 15 – May 31, 2021 and parents will be notified of their child's placement in the program in July 2021.

If you have a child who will be 3 or 4 years old by September 1, 2021 and would like to enter the lottery for our program, please fill out the online form linked below:

Alder Montessori Interest Form

For more information about the lottery, or to learn more about the program, please contact Alder Montessori’s School Director, Shazia Abdulla, by calling or texting (503) 893.5598, or email [email protected]

Supported languages

  • English (English)
  • Spanish (español)

Special provider services

  • Transportation


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