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Programs

What is offered?

  • Project-based instruction provided by professional educators
  • Content area instruction (Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science)
  • Natural Learning Relationships™ approach 
  • Socio Emotional development focus through workshops, role playing, leadership activities, interaction with nature, entrepreneurialism
  • Martial Arts, Dramatic Arts, Graphic Arts, Musical Arts, Yogic Arts, Culinary Arts, and Second Language Arts
  • 100% organic, whole-food, plant-based diet (classes and meals)

What does that look like?

  • Students study in cohorts of 10 students with 1 primary teacher starting at age 3
  • Six units of project-based study are offered per school year on a 7 week on, 1-2 weeks off model
  • Assessment is provided at the end of each Unit along with a demonstration of student work (i.e. Portfolio) as well as a parent conference where the teachers provide specific recommendations, activities and skills to help their student(s) at home
  • Core content (LA, Math, Social Studies and Science) is offered through the main program (M-Th from 9-3 pm)
  • Whole-Child curriculum (Martial Arts, Dramatic Arts, Graphic Arts, Musical Arts, Yogic Arts, Culinary Arts, and Foreign Language Arts) is offered before school (M-Th from 7-9 am)
  • Children will get their noontime meal at Casa de Luz. Breakfast and dinner are also available options.