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The Calhoun School is a progressive, co-educational, independent school on New York City's Upper West Side, serving students from Pre-K through 12th grade. Founded in 1896, the school currently has approximately 730 students, housed in two separate buildings. The school's mission is to inspire a passion for learning through a progressive approach to education that values intellectual pursuit, creativity, diversity and community involvement.
The Cambridge School of Weston is a coed day and boarding private school, located near Boston, for students in grades 9-12 and PG. We offer an innovative and rigorous academic program that fosters critical thought, hands-on experiential learning and deep academic inquiry.
The Putney School is a progressive, secondary school for boarding and day students, situated on a 500-acre working dairy farm in southern Vermont. Central to the fundamental beliefs articulated by our founder Carmelita Hinton, is the vision that education is something to be actively pursued rather than passively received. Putney teaches to the whole individual, through discussion-based humanities classes, the scientific discovery method, extensive artistic opportunities, and a student-lead work program.
The Crefeld School is an independent, progressive school for 7th through 12th grade students, located in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. Crefeld educates the whole child, and provides a college preparatory, hands-on and experiential curriculum with an emphasis on social justice. With a vibrant arts program and weekly community service, Crefeld honors each individual and helps them achieve their fullest potential.
The Miquon School was founded in 1932, and is located in the Northwest Philadelphia area for children in Nursery (age three) through the 6th grade. Miquon is dedicated to preserving childhood, using student-centered teaching practices, and developing children's knowledge of and appreciation for the environment. We value independent thinking, varied individual and collaborative approaches to learning, authentic assessment methods, and creative, child-focused approaches to curriculum development. Time spent outside on our 10-acre campus including woods, fields, and creek is an integral part of every child’s Miquon experience.
The Unquowa School is a PreK through Eighth Grade “school by the brook.” Founded in 1917 and, while the physical structure has changed quite a bit over the years, its mission has not; “…to develop, educate and prepare our family of children with an unafraid spirit to achieve their personal best in a changing world.”