We are a network nontraditional middle/high schools that prepares adolescents (7th-12th grade) to manage their lives as adults by empowering them to make decisions, pursue their passions and explore the world. Because every student is unique, we focus on supporting students in learning how to learn and developing their academic and non-academic skills in six interdisciplinary areas, which are: (1) critical thinking, (2) effective communication, (3) productive collaboration, (4) caring for oneself and others, (5) dealing thoughtfully with ambiguity, and (6) creating relevant solutions. We view these core skills as ones that will serve students well in whatever path they choose to pursue.

Day to day, students work together in mixed age classes (7th-9th grade and 10th-12th grade) that are led by a co-teaching team of experienced instructors. The student's day is divided into two 3-hour blocks. In the morning, students focus on group inquiry where they explore a research question conn...
We are a network nontraditional middle/high schools that prepares adolescents (7th-12th grade) to manage their lives as adults by empowering them to make decisions, pursue their passions and explore the world. Because every student is unique, we focus on supporting students in learning how to learn and developing their academic and non-academic skills in six interdisciplinary areas, which are: (1) critical thinking, (2) effective communication, (3) productive collaboration, (4) caring for oneself and others, (5) dealing thoughtfully with ambiguity, and (6) creating relevant solutions. We view these core skills as ones that will serve students well in whatever path they choose to pursue.

Day to day, students work together in mixed age classes (7th-9th grade and 10th-12th grade) that are led by a co-teaching team of experienced instructors. The student's day is divided into two 3-hour blocks. In the morning, students focus on group inquiry where they explore a research question connected to a monthly theme, such as "democracy" or "flight". Each month, the theme is chosen by the class based on ideas pitched by students and teachers and then voted on, so that students are exposed to others' interests, practice advocating for their ideas, and experience the democratic process. Within the monthly theme, each student chooses a research question he wants to explore and designs a self-directed investigation that he completes over the course of the month, which could include books he reads, projects he completes, trips he organizes for himself and others, and interviews he conducts with experts, and then culminates with submitting a peer reviewed research paper that is added to his portfolio and the school's body of knowledge. In the afternoon, students work on their ongoing passion projects, which allow them to explore their interests and discover new ones. Passion projects could include learning to code, writing a novel, starting a business, organizing a school camping trip, planning a trip abroad, doing community service, or interning at a local company.

We charge families tuition of $20,000 per year per student for 12 months of schooling. We also offer scholarships to ensure a diverse student body. Revenue from tuition covers all operational costs for each year.

We will grow the first campus in Atlanta, GA over three years and then open a new campus (first in the Atlanta region and then starting other regions) every other year after that.
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