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



  • HFP cooperative recently featured in PDX Parent magazine. The article highlights HFP’s sliding-scale tuition model as an affordable, equitable program for families with a range of incomes.
  • Join us for our next tour, May 24th, 2017 at 11:30am. Let us know you’re coming.
  • After swastikas were painted on SE 34th not far from Teacher Susan’s home and from HFP, Susan co-organized a family-friendly event for community members to come together against hate. Read the blog post on NWGSDPDX.
  • 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

“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.