Middle School Structure
15:1 Student Teacher Ratio
Advisories and classes keep to this ratio in general. We often combine the classes to offer students a larger group setting or ensemble experience.
School Day 8:30 am-3:30 pm
We are a Responsive Classroom school that holds class circles several times a week. Students have recess daily with Physical Education two days a week and yoga once a week. Students bring their own lunch. Lunches are required to be nut-free and we ask families to consider using low-waste packaging.
Single & Mixed Grade Levels
Students work in mixed-age groups for academics, which builds community and challenges their intellect. When appropriate, they are grouped by grade.
Exceptional, Collaborative Teaching
Middle school faculty have specialties in math/science, humanities, and the arts. They collaborate daily on planning and continually hone their skills by participating in ongoing professional development.