Cooperative Preschools

Phinney Neighborhood Association houses four parent-run cooperative preschools at two locations.

What’s a cooperative preschool? A co-op preschool is operated by a parent-run board, and usually requires some level of parent/caregiver participation in the classroom. The level of parent involvement varies from program to program. This structure typically provides a high adult-to-child ratio, allowing for increased one-on-one engagement.  The model creates not only a rich learning environment for children but also supports families in their parenting journey.

Ballard Preschool Co-op (BPC)

Location: 7503 18th Ave NW
Age range: Infant-5 years
Tuition: $75 -$275 : details
Description: Ballard Preschool Co-op provides a part-time structured cooperative program designed to encourage the social, emotional, physical, and mental development of young children. It is also intended to be a resource and nucleus of support for participating families.

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Phinney Cooperativa Preescolar en Español (PCPE)

Location: Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N
Age range: 1-5 years
Tuition: $89 -$314 : details
Description: The PCPE is a Spanish-speaking cooperative preschool for families where Spanish is spoken in the home by at least one caregiver. PCPE provides a safe, nurturing and rich learning environment for both parents and children, encouraging and supporting the whole child and his/her development process in the context of community and in celebration of diverse Latino cultures.

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Phinney Neighborhood Preschool Co-op (PNPC)

Location: Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N
Age range: parent/infant-5 years
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Description: Phinney Neighborhood Preschool Co-op (PNPC) is a vibrant, community-based cooperative preschool which fosters the social, emotional, physical, and mental development of young children through play-based, structured learning in a nurturing and connected community.

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Tampopo Japanese Co-op Preschool

Location: Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N
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Description: Tampopo is a Japanese language immersion preschool program, intended for families who speak Japanese in the home. Our mission is to provide a safe, nurturing, and rich learning environment for parents and children who strive to get involved and contribute to the Japanese community in the Seattle area.

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