Grassroots Free School

2458 Grassroots Way
Tallahassee, FL 32311-0323
Tel: (850)656-3629
Grades: K-8 | 17 students
At Grassroots School, students pursue their own educational journeys in a supportive and nurturing environment.
The school’s educational philosophy derives from the twin principles of self regulation on the individual level and self government on the community level.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students 17 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes varies, sliding scale according to income

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is John Paul Ii Catholic High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Faith Baptist Child Development Center (2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Faith Baptist Child Development Center (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tallahassee
    Faith Baptist Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: NS | 74 students
    2 miles
    3333 Apalachee Parkway
    Tallahassee, FL 32311
  • Tallahassee
    Grades: 9-12 | 119 students
    2.8 miles
    5100 Terrebonne Dr
    Tallahassee, FL 32311
  • Tallahassee
    Grades: K-9 | 29 students
    3 miles
    1375 Cross Creek Cir
    Tallahassee, FL 32301
  • Tallahassee
    Grades: K-9 | 26 students
    4.4 miles
    1209 Paul Russell Rd
    Tallahassee, FL 32301
  • Tallahassee
    Grades: K-8 | 90 students
    4.5 miles
    1983 Mahan Dr
    Tallahassee, FL 32308

School Reviews

I have watched my child grow socially and intellectually by leaps and bounds in her time at Grassroots. Her interactions with the staff and students at the school have helped to teach her personal responsibility through encouragement and guidance, rather than the more common approach of punitive discipline. The students and staff help instill a curiosity and desire to learn that is often snuffed out in contemporary schools.
- Posted by Parent, 03/19/15

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