On behalf of the professional team at Academy for Kids, I would like to extend a warm and friendly greeting to you and your family.

The staff at Academy for Kids is eager to be a part of the nurturing and learning process for your child/children and will endeavor to ensure a nurturing environment where they can grow emotionally, mentally and physically. Academy for Kids curriculum is designed to reflect our commitment to the learning process.

If, at any time, you have questions, concerns or just wish to communicate with me or my staff, please feel free to do so at any time. We are always available to you.

Part of Academy for Kids educational goal is to ensure all family members share in the nurturing process and that all endeavor to make the process as worthwhile as possible. In that vein, there are instances during your child/children’s stay at Academy for Kids in which we will endeavor to get your input on various projects, issues and operational details. We hope you will be a willing participant in such endeavors.

Again, let me welcome you as part of the Academy for Kids Team and sincerely hope your child/children’s stay will prove to be a rewarding and exciting experience.
— Sincerely, Nancy Debord

Our Services

  • Full Academic Program

  • Private Kindergarten
    individualized programs specializing in reading & math
    small classes and certified staff

  • Certified by the State of Oregon

  • Transportation to local area schools

  • After Public School Program
    well organized with homework time, sports & games, drama & dance

  • Open weekdays when there are no regular school classes

  • We've never yet had to close for inclement weather


Call (503) 558-8773
to register now!

Summer Fun for School Age!

Secure a space today for your children who have completed first through 5th grades!

Weeks of Summer fun, thrills, trips and so much more…Here are some of the things we do:

  • Fishing trip

  • NCPRD Rec Mobile

  • Barnes and Noble Reading Program

  • Soccer games

  • Spirit Weeks

  • Dance/Drama

  • BBQ’s

  • Dress-Up Days

  • Oaks Park

  • LOTS of Arts and Crafts

  • Drama and Theater

  • Parks and Picnics

  • Science, Nature and Environment

  • Movement and Fitness

  • Science Projects

  • Awesome field trips for older kids such as Bowling, Skating, Fantasy Forest, Downtown PDX, Putt Putt Golf and many more!

What are your Holiday closure days?

New Year's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day July 4th
Thursday and Friday prior to Labor Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day & Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day & Day after Christmas Day

We will close on the Friday or Monday if a holiday occurs on a weekend.  Holiday closures may change if deemed necessary.  You would be given notice prior to changes.  

Academy for Kids has never had to close due to inclement weather!