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The Mead School
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Because questioning the answer is as important as answering the question.

Mead students develop the curiosity to explore, the courage to question, and the knowledge and skills that fully prepare them for today’s world.

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Because developing the curiosity to explore brings ideas to life.

As they grow, students develop their skills in critical thinking, and oral and written expression, but not at the expense of cultivating intuition, imagination and creativity - and remembering what it means to be a child.

Because a close relationship builds independence.

Because a close relationship builds independence.

Teachers inspire children to explore subjects in fresh ways, to push themselves to excel. They challenge children to be creative, independent thinkers - ready for the next step in education and beyond.

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Because every child writes his own story.

Every challenge in life is as unique as the individual. That’s why at Mead we nurture children’s confidence, intellect and independence – the tools they’ll need to succeed at every stage of their lives.

Because a child's strongest advocate is herself.

Because a child's strongest advocate is herself.

By working closely and collaboratively with our students, we're able to help them achieve the most out of every experience. They build the confidence they need to reach their full potential.

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Because a differentiated learning environment with tailored supports can make all the difference.

The Nexus program's integration within The Mead School model allows twice exceptional children the opportunities to dive deeper into their strengths. 

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Values that shape our Educational Approach


Our approach to teaching and learning is experiential, hands-on, and student-centered.

It is grounded in the foundation of our Seven School Skills: 
To Think, To Imagine, To Receive, To Respect, To Act, To Express, To Intuit


Through this approach, Mead School students develop more than skills for life, they achieve

Learning That Lasts


Infant - Pre-K

6 weeks - 5 years old 

Learning That
Excites


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Elementary


Grades K - 5

Learning That Engages


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middle school


Grades 6 - 8

Learning That Challenges


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