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What Makes The Children's School Unique

We, at The Children’s School, are dedicated to teaching in the philosophy of progressive education.  On a daily basis, our faculty work with uniquethe children to challenge them academically, support their social and emotional development, and celebrate their accomplishments. We implement a diverse curriculum and encourage each child to develop their intellectual curiosity each day.

The Children’s School is committed to:

  • Experiential learning that encourages hands-on, cooperative experiences.
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving, and intrinsic motivation.
  • Challenging students to take personal and social responsibility, and to respect their own and others’ values.
  • Facilitating children’s exposure to civic engagement projects and ideals.
  • Assessing student’s skills and knowledge in a developmentally appropriate way without reliance on test scores.
  • An integrated project-based curriculum that aligns with local, state, and national academic standards.
  • Developing students who are confident with leadership skills.
  • Child-centered learning that honors small class sizes and low student teacher ratios.
  • Providing multi-age, collaborative experiences for all students.
  • Encouraging children to investigate, explore, question, and discuss.
  • Respect for children’s unique learning styles.
  • Welcoming parents as partners in teaching.
  • Supporting lifelong learning.


"True education… is at once a fulfillment and a spur; always at the goal and never stopping to rest, it is a journey in the infinite, a participation in the movement of the universe, a living in timelessness. Its purpose is not to enhance particular abilities; rather, it helps us to give meaning to our lives, to interpret the past, to be fearless and open toward the future."
Hermann Hesse

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