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Thinking, Creating, Reflecting: Impacting the Future

About our School

A community of

inspired learners

Thinking

Knowing HOW to think critically through any situation is necessary for success in life.

Creating

Cultivating creativity helps children bring their unique thoughts, feelings, and identity to the world.

Reflecting

Reflecting allows students to assess the effectiveness of their thinking, work, and interactions.

Making an Impact

Learning should be purposeful. It allows children to make a positive difference in their own lives, communities, and the world.

Spectrum Student Life

Life as a student at Spectrum Progressive School is a unique and fun experience. Both inside classroom and out, students are encouraged to think, create, and reflect on their learning

School begins August 27th

Enrollment open year-round

What's happening

Latest Updates

in our school

School activities &

inspired learners

There’s something for everyone!

CLUBS & PROGRAMS

Something for Everyone!

Student choice and ownership of a variety of learning enrichment options.

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STUDENT DIRECTED LEARNING

Interest Groups & Passion Projects

Leveraging children's interests and passions helps them to learn how to learn.

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OUR PHILOSOPHY

How We Teach & Learn @ Spectrum

Grounded in experiential, developmental, and intelligence based approaches.

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FORMS & RESOURCES

Tools for Parents

Meet Our

Principal

School can be a place where children love learning... a place filled with wonder, joy, and a sense of positive identity and connection.

Said about us

Jayme

I am so grateful for Spectrum. This amazing school is teaching my children to approach the world with a love for process over perfection and equipping them with the ability to think independently. With a focus on the joy of learning rather than homework and test scores, the teachers and staff are supporting my kids on their journey to becoming thoughtful, engaged, and caring adults.

Jayme Durkee

Charlie & Alex's mother

50+

Years
Of history and experience to guide us

1,000's

of Students
Pursuing their passions & using their gifts

Decades

of Impact
On our community, nation, and world