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Explorations Academy

Explorations Academy is a coeducational private traditional school

Institution Type: Private Setting: Small City

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Overview

Explorations Academy says

Explorations Academy... An education that matters. Explorations is a fully-accredited independent school with a focus on experiential learning, creative development, character building, and college preparation. Students average one day per week on field outings throughout the region and also participate in annual, month-long overseas expeditions. Our innovative approach prepares students to become globally-aware leaders for positive change in the 21st Century. Explorations Academy (EA) is our area's only fully-accredited independent high school and provides an experiential curriculum that ignites a passion for learning and inspires creativity, curiosity, and desire to learn in young people who are highly capable yet under-performing in traditional high school settings. It is our priority to encourage bright and capable, yet bored youth to excel academically and create opportunities for life-long success. We expose students to real life experiences to ensure that our students are well prepared to be tomorrow’s innovators, leaders, and engaged citizens.Explorations Academy has never turned away an appropriate student for lack of financial resources. We do provide access to scholarships and financial aid.Committed to intercultural education, we have hosted international students for one or more academic years. Our school attracts students from southern British Columbia and we are close to a bus line that connects us easily to transportation from neighboring counties. Students also have traveled on international study/service expeditions to places as diverse as Peru, India, Thailand, Cuba, Kenya, Guatemala, and Indonesia.Our academic program is college-preparatory, interdisciplinary, and challenging. We offer an experiential approach draws students into the real world through field studies, guest speakers, and service opportunities that complement classroom learning. The curriculum is relevant to current events with small class sizes and integrated subject matter. Evaluation methods emphasize individualized performance assessments, self-reflection and demonstration of skills and knowledge and are not focused on standardized testing.

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Finance

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (360) 671-8085
Email
  daniel@ExplorationsAcademy.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 51
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 8
10 1
11 8
12 5
Ungraded 29

Explorations Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Explorations Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Gender 33% Male / 67% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 45%
Hispanic/Latino 10%
Asian 2%

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