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“Our learning is centered around big concepts that inspire thought and action with a focus on intellectual, emotional and social growth.”
Your child's learning journey culminates in our Upper School which is made up of four separate grade levels - 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade.
Your child will spend their day moving from classroom to classroom, learning from multiple teachers who are passionate about their unique subject areas. Behind the scenes, our team of educators work together to find synergies between the subjects to create an interdisciplinary, coherent and challenging curriculum.
Our learning is centered around big concepts that inspire thought and action with a focus on intellectual, emotional and social growth. The approach in Upper School is guided by a desire to honor our students' need for independence by empowering them to be their own advocates, to engage with teachers directly, to take ownership in their academic work, to solve their own problems, to provide support to each other, to transition between rooms and buildings on their own and to choose their own cocurricular classes.
A hallmark of our program is the emphasis we place on teaching students how to learn. We focus on teaching students the skills and strategies that promote growth and competence. When our Upper Schoolers move on to their respective Secondary Schools after Grade 8, they are not only recognized for their academic work, but they are praised for their mature emotional intelligence. Our students are organized, articulate and they advocate for themselves - exactly what they need to navigate the high school years and beyond.