Children First, Gifted Second
Open Window School is carefully designed to meet the needs of children with high intellectual ability. Our students are understood and appreciated as unique, complex human beings who are engaged in the vital process of discovering themselves and the world around them. We offer a rich, dynamic academic program featuring exceptional depth and challenge balanced with the nurturing support of caring and dedicated educators.
Our differentiated and accelerated curriculum provides rigor in areas of strength while building a strong basic academic foundation. We emphasize innovation, communication, independence, as well as critical and creative thinking. Students develop self-confidence as learners who can tackle demanding problems and grapple with new ideas. Relevant leadership opportunities and real-life applications of classroom concepts ignite learning and connections to a global society.
In addition to stimulating academics, Open Window nurtures positive social skills, emotional resiliency, respect for others, and collaboration. We promote citizenship by fostering personal integrity, ethical awareness, and multicultural understanding. Working in partnership with parents, Open Window cultivates confident students who love to learn. Graduates possess the habits and skills necessary for academic excellence as well as personal success, and they recognize their potential for future innovation and leadership in their chosen fields.
?Open Window School nurtures and challenges students of high intellectual ability and inspires them to new levels of academic excellence, creativity and personal accomplishment for participation in a diverse and changing world.
At Open Window School, in furtherance of our mission and philosophy, we embrace both our commonalities and the complex range of differences that enrich our school. We are committed to building a community guided by the following questions:
Is it welcoming?
Is it inclusive?
Is it respectful?