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Student - Teacher Ratio

We maintain a student-teacher ratio of 6:1, this allows for each student to be addressed individually. Students are grouped in multi-age dyads and have the same teachers by subject. Multi-age grouping allows for greater emotional, intellectual and physical development among the students, allowing opportunities for students to find commonalities and academic challenge. Cross grade dyads encourage cooperative learning and a spirit of community. Parent specialists from their field of expertise support the entire teacher team. The entire staff meets weekly to plan curricula and tailor instruction. This improves creativity and problem solving in ways teachers cannot do when they work in isolation with large classes. It allows us to understand our students as learners at all levels, reviewing research, sharing talents, ideas, methods and strategies to support each individual student.

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