RootsWingsHeader_940x162.jpg

PreK-8: A Design in Support of Childhood

Posted by Sally Keidel on Apr 27, 2016 1:35:21 PM

As the Head of a school that enrolls four year olds through fourteen year olds, I am often asked “Why do you end in middle school? How does this serve children differently from other school models?” These questions have opened the door to many valuable discussions about the benefits of a school that culminates in 8th Grade. I witness the value of a PreK-8th Grade program in our classrooms and in the interactions between our students, faculty and parents every day, but with all the different educational options available to families, why should you consider sending your child to a PreK (or Kindergarten) through 8th Grade school? 

Read More

Topics: Education, elementary schools, middle school, PreK-8th grade