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MSB At A Glance

Status: Non-profit independent day school

Founded: 1977

Founders: Peter and Mary Davidson

Head of School: Cathy Swan

Affiliation: Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)

Registration: Oregon Department of Education

Governance: Board of Directors

Annual Report: Annual Report

Location: 6 acres west of downtown Portland

Ages: 3 – 12years

Mission: Our Mission and Values

School Year: 10 month school year and additional summer programs

Adult/Child Ratio: 1:15

Teachers: Teachers complete an accredited Montessori certification program in addition to holding a Bachelor’s Degree or higher.
 All of our assistants hold Bachelor’s Degrees, and most have completed the Montessori teacher-training program. This makes our faculty among of the most qualified in the state.

Facilities: 6 classrooms with outdoor extensions, 1 resource room/library, 2 playgrounds, 2 covered outdoor play structures, 1/4 acre botanical garden, 1/2 mile of hiking, play field, 6-acre campus

Curriculum: Primary and Elementary AMI Montessori

Secondary Language Instruction: Spanish (in Elementary)

Enrollment: 180 students

Student Diversity: 35% of our students are from backgrounds other than white

Immunization Rates: 96% immunized


First page of the PDF file: MSBPrekImmunReprt2021-22


First page of the PDF file: MSBK-6ImmunReprt21-22

Mailing Address: 11065 NW Crystal Creek Lane, Portland, OR 97229

Phone: 503.439.1597


Tax ID: 93-0954555