The Common School

  • The Common School's mission is to develop strong academic and social skills while nurturing each child's love of learning, respect and compassion for others, and commitment to the environment.
  • The Common School creates a safe and stimulating atmosphere for learning that encourages children to trust in themselves and others, honor differences, question, take risks, collaborate, assume responsibility, and discover individual areas of strength and interest.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-7

Student Body

Total Students119 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeThe Common School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
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