The Madrona School Provides

  • A safe, nurturing environment that honors and invites children to explore, create, play, wonder, and imagine as they grow.
  • A learning community rooted in respect and compassion.

Enrollment Information for the  2019-20 School Year


February 6,  Wednesday  @ 6 – 7 pm

February  12, Tuesday @ 6 – 7 pm  

                   FEB. 12 OPEN HOUSE:

                CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER!!

March 6, Wednesday  @ 6 – 7pm                         


Monday & Thursday mornings @ 9:30 and 10:00

** Visitations start February 7, 11, 14, 21, 25, 28 

To  schedule an Open House or  Visitation :
Please contact Laurie Saling, Director via themadronaschool@gmail.com 

Please include the following information:

  • Child’s name, age, program interest and date of Open House or date & time of Visitation requested.  Laurie Saling will respond to confirm!

After visiting Madrona School, families may complete a program application for our waiting list if you feel The Madrona School may be the right fit for your family!


Programs Available                                                                                  

Preschool: Ages 3-4 Years,  Monday-Thursday
Three and four day schedules are offered.

Morning Program: 8:30 – 12:30 pm

Nature-Based PreKindergarten: Ages 4-5 Years,  Monday-Thursday
Three and four day schedules are offered.

8:30 – 2:00 pm


Nature-Based PreK 

An educational approach that integrates explorations in the natural world with math and literacy, science and art. Through a hybrid program of outdoor/indoor learning experiences, children experience ecological literacy and land stewardship as well as foundational academic and problem-solving skills.  


Full Day Preschool:  8:30 – 3:00

  • This may be available in 2019-20

The Madrona School is a Washington State Fully Licensed Childcare Center.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Thursday, 8:30am – 2:00pm (extended hours may be available in 2019-20)

September through Mid-June

The Madrona School follows the Bellingham School District School Calendar for Holidays.

Teaching Positions Available:

Part-time Lead Teacher and Lead Substitute Teacher.

Contact: Laurie Saling, 360-393-6310