In a time when communication is challenging for everyone, Tucker Maxon School distinguishes itself with a focus on communication skills known to be important in school, business and personal relationships. Opportunities are available throughout the school year for all students to practice their speaking skills in plays and other performances. The school provides focused instruction in spoken language and ongoing, planned expectations in listening skills for all children attending the school.
Carefully selected curricula in reading and mathematics support the overall philosophy of excellence in education and set students on a path to meet or exceed Oregon state standards. Daily physical education classes provide a balance of physical and mental activity. Conferences with parents are held twice a year to share educational outcomes in all academic areas.