The progressive and independent curriculum at High Meadow School reflects our student-centered approach, fostering classroom discourse that acknowledges, encourages, and embraces diverse and divergent points of view.
We support students as they build the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required to take on the work of creating a more just and sustainable world. In that vein, service is an essential value embedded in the philosophy and curriculum of our school. Students of all ages participate in school-based community service as well as local service opportunities and national global efforts, and in the Upper School, are required to fulfill service hours as part of the curriculum.
With the modeling and respect of the adults around them, students learn how to think critically and empathetically, to effectively self-advocate, to take responsibility for their choices, to embrace community, and to love learning.
Our curriculum centers on five concepts:
Our Nursery school program fosters a love of learning through open-ended play and interpersonal connection-making. Children learn through self-directed discovery and with the support of their teachers to question, understand, and imagine, and to communicate their thoughts, feelings, and knowledge. Read more...