Come learn and grow with us

At Friendly House Preschool, our play-based curriculum is tailored to the needs of your child, with a focus on social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development. Plus, our program options are flexible to meet your family’s needs and budget, while offering nurturing and engaging preschool activities in a richly diverse environment.

Apply Today for Friendly House Preschool!

Preschool will be open from 8am–2:15pm + Extended Childcare until 6pm, Monday–Friday. Open to all children ages 3–5. 

Note: After applying, you will be placed on a waitlist until our staff are able to contact you to complete enrollment paperwork. Please watch for an email from Friendly House to complete your application.

This enrollment is separate from the Preschool For All application. See below or contact for more information.

Registration for Multnomah County’s Preschool for All is open until April 30th!

Friendly House is a proud participant in the second year of Multnomah County’s Preschool for All (PFA) initiative. Preschool for All (PFA) connects families in Multnomah County to free, inclusive, culturally responsive early education. PFA will grow over time, increasing the number of providers and families, until it will be available to all interested families in Multnomah County in 2030. 

There are just two eligibility requirements to participate. Children must:

  1. Be 3 or 4 years old by September 1st of the school year and
  2. Have a parent or legal guardian living in Multnomah County. 

There are no income eligibility requirements for Preschool for All. Click the button below to register and get more information.

The Children’s Institute published an article highlighting the positive impacts of Multnomah County’s Preschool for All pilot project and featured one of Friendly House Preschool’s own teachers, Karen Huggins! 

What’s Included?

  • Nutritious daily snacks
  • All supplies and learning materials
  • Any field trip or activity fees
  • High teacher to student ratio (3 teachers to a class of 15–20 children). 
  • Spacious classrooms and gym space
  • Outdoor garden and playground
  • Parent-teacher conferences and family socials

Sliding Scale Pricing

Our sliding-scale tuition enables us to serve families from all walks of life. Scholarships are available to eligible families through funding our Logan Nettleton Scholarship Fund. Please visit our scholarship page for more information, and see below for the current fee schedule.

Parent Reviews

I loved this program, how welcome our family has felt. I love that we had such a small child-to-teacher ratio. The volunteer staff has been sweet and supportive as well. This program has far exceeded my expectations.

Learn More

Read our handbook for more information about preschool activities, policies, and procedures.

Contact us to schedule a preschool tour or request additional information about our preschool program.

Contact us by phone: (503) 228-4391
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Full and partial scholarships may be available to qualifying families through funding from our generous supporters.