Green Acres School Admissions Guidance & Consulting
Green Acres School Admissions Guidance
A Little Background on Green Acres School:
Green Acres School is a progressive school that instills a
strong set of academic, interpersonal, and leadership
skills that will stay with students well into adulthood and
all of the milestones along the way. This progressive
Experiences that matter – Faculty focuses on creating as many authentic learning experiences as possible and opportunities that encourage them to think critically and produce work that is meaningful and has value beyond the walls of the school.
True intellectual challenge – Engaging and challenging work are interwoven as students become true masters of their learning through creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and innovation.
Learning by doing – Hands on experiences and participating fully in their education are hallmarks of a Green Acres education. This deepens their learning and builds an intrinsic interest and a motivation to learn which, in turn sets them up for a lifetime of effort and achievement both inside and outside of school.
A respect for children’s natural curiosity – Faculty have the exceptional ability to tap into students’ genuine excitement for learning and intentionally craft projects and assignments that are meaningful and spark their interests.
An emphasis on the social-emotional well-being of children – For 85 years, Green Acres has been a school that places value on the whole child. Social and emotional development of children go hand-in-hand with their cognitive development.
Democracy in action – Students voices are truly valued at Green Acres and there are encouraged to share their thoughts, ideas, opinions, and feelings. There is also a respect modeled for all individuals, cultures, and the environment.
Diversity at Green Acres School
Diversity committees meet regularly for sharing and generating ideas for programs, initiatives, practices, and new ways of authentically valuing and advancing diversity. Committees include parents, current and past staff and trustees who work on policies, strategic planning, programs and activities for the school community. The admissions office looks at a variety of things that promote inclusion and diversity in the community including, but not limited to ability, age, diet, ethnicity, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and all the ways they intersect.
What is the future for Green Acres graduates?
Green Acres graduates are expected to work hard and to think hard. Students are allowed to explore their passions and Green Acres helps to inspire the innate curiosity that all children have. As a result, more than 90% of students who apply to independent high schools are offered admission to their top-choice high school.
This is the tip of the iceberg. For more information on how to approach applying to Green Acres School, please contact us.
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