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



  • Join us for a Tour on Fri, March 16th,  at 11:30 AM!   Open to anyone who wants to check out our classroom, meet Teacher Susan, and learn more about our awesome community.  Please contact us if you plan to attend!
  • Parents, prepare your children for our upcoming  field trip hikes to Audubon Society (Mar 14th & 15th) and Tryon Creek Park (May 2nd & 3rd).
  • Thanks to all who joined our Winter Potluck Party & Sing-Along  on Sat., Feb. 10th . What deliciousness and fun!

“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.