Hawthorne Family Playschool cooperative is a play-based, anti-bias preschool in Southeast Portland, OR.

Justice is what love looks like in public.” – Cornel West



  • Tour HFP on Wednesday, December 13th, at 11:30 AM!  Open to anyone who wants to check out HFP in action, and learn more about our awesome community.  Please contact us and let us know if you would like to attend!
  • Help keep HFP tuition fees affordable, and save some money at the same time. Use this link to buy or refill your Chinook Book app for your smartphone, and HFP will get the proceeds. Thanks for your support!
  • Join us at the Barley Mill on Wed., 11/8 5:30-7:00 p.m. for our HFP Fall Social. Purchase McMenamin’s SCRIP to cover your meal by contacting Susan@Hawthornefamilyplayschool.org.
  • Registration is open for 2017-2018! Please contact us if you would like to schedule a tour, come to our Open House, and learn more
  • HFP cooperative was recently featured in PDX Parent magazine!
“Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood, for it alone is the free expression of what is in a child’s soul.”     — Frederick Froebel

HFP cooperative strives to be a diverse and affirming community of all families, embracing those that are multiracial, LGBTQ , divorced, or blended, as well as families from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.