Second Foundation School (Closed 2023)

The Second Foundation School is based on the educational theories of John Holt, A.S.
Neil, and Jean Piaget. Students are encouraged to follow their own interests in an atmosphere which is designed to stimulate curiosity and encourage cooperation.
We believe that the most meaningful learning occurs in an atmosphere allowing opportunities for students to be self-directed, self-motivated and self-disciplined.
Students completing their studies at Second Foundation School should feel that they have taken responsibility for their own education, that they know how to learn, and that they will continue to be successful in the pursuit of learning throughout their careers.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
34 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Second Foundation School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Second Foundation School?
The application deadline for Second Foundation School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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