Explorer West Middle School

Explorer West Middle School embraces the energy and enthusiasm of diverse young people on the journey to adulthood by fostering confidence and discovery. Offering the benefits of a small learning community, Explorer West views adolescence as a unique window of opportunity to build a community with strong academic skills, creative expression, and character development for high school and beyond.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 103 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,580
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 14 / rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1996

Student Body

Total Students
103 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Explorer West Middle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
16 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Jan. 14 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
6th Grade: $20,580 7th Grade $21, 580 8th Grade $22,580
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director
Dawn Fornear

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Arts Club, Debate Club, Harry Potter Club, Language Lab/English and Latin Support, Pi Eaters Math Support Club, Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Open Mic

School Notes

  • Accredited through NWAIS.
  • We are redefining the middle school experience. We offer small class sizes in a nurturing community. Teachers who are committed to and experienced in working with middle school-aged students. Our challenging curriculum includes math, social studies, science, English, Latin, drama, visual arts, music, PE, and outdoor education.
  • Financial aid is available.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 103 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,580
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 14 / rolling

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