Watershed School is an uncommon school that fosters academic excellence and upstanding character through an innovative, rigorous, and effective experiential college prep curriculum. Our students experience adventure and wonder as they learn by doing and engage in complex, in-depth and abstract thoughts in written, oral and artistic forms.
“They are getting great results,” Mr. Bassett said, noting that at the Watershed School, scores on a test of critical thinking were exceptionally high. “It’s what colleges are looking for.”
“The River Watch program is an amazing opportunity for our students to put theory into practice and to become real field workers in the scientific study of water quality, conservation and stewardship,”
Schools all over the country are riding the wave that began at Harvard University, as an attempt to break the mold of traditional school by applying Expeditionary Learning principles to education. Check out our media page for recent articles featuring Watershed School and other model programs.
Read about the Watershed School’s College Institute, where we assist students in finding and gaining admission to colleges which best match and honor their unique skills and interests, and where students can be happy and successful.