The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
— Albert Einstein

Mission

Greenwood School offers a rich experiential and academic curriculum from early childhood through eighth grade. Our program cultivates imagination, love of nature, and the spirit of inquiry.

The Greenwood School community of families, faculty, and staff share a deep commitment to creating a healthy foundation for every student’s intellectual, emotional, social, physical, and spiritual growth.

Our graduates distinguish themselves in and beyond high school as independent, creative thinkers who act with integrity and make a positive contribution to our world.

 

Values

Greenwood School is committed to:

  • Academic excellence and love of learning through a developmentally appropriate curriculum
  • Engagement with diverse spiritual and cultural traditions
  • Respect and compassion for others
  • Reverence for nature and stewardship of the earth
  • Community service within and beyond the school
  • Media and technology exposure appropriate for a student's development

 

PROMISE

Greenwood School prepares students for high school and for life by:

  • Providing a broad-based, academically rigorous curriculum that is integrated across subjects—including art, music, foreign language, and environmental studies
  • Offering experiential learning opportunities that engage students directly in the phenomena being studied
  • Cultivating students' initiative, collaboration, self-confidence and ethical behavior
  • Assessing progress and work to develop a students' unique capacities
  • Assuring a safe, nurturing environment
  • Fostering a community of parents, teachers, staff, students and alumni who enrich one another's lives

 

AT A GLANCE

  • Founded in 1994
  • Co-educational
  • Non-denominational
  • Head of School: Shaheer Faltas
  • Grades: TK–8
  • Classrooms per grade level: 1 (Kindergarten = 2)
  • Student-faculty ratio: 7:1
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Enrollment: 125 students
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
— Carl Sagan