“The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.”
Dartmoor’s philosophy is simple: respect the student. Everything evolves from this premise. Respect that every student can learn, and that each student learns differently. From this shared respect grows the school’s welcoming atmosphere, the staff’s nurturing disposition, and the school’s personalized educational programs. Dartmoor demonstrates its commitment to student respect by:
- Teaching each class one-to-one at instructional level
- Teaching essential skills to mastery
- Honoring each student’s unique learning style
- Honoring each student’s interests and abilities
Who attends Dartmoor?
Students attend Dartmoor in order to:
- Master specific skills
- Remediate credits / replace courses
- Access an individualized education
- Have flexible scheduling
My Child is Behind…
Many students fall behind and need individualized help. Students can enroll in student support for a couple of hours per week or enroll full-time to address more significant deficits. The nature of the enrollment depends on the student’s needs.
My Child is Bored/Frustrated…
For a variety of reasons, some children lose their innate curiosity and enthusiasm for knowledge during the educational process. Dartmoor restores the joy of learning to these individuals by teaching them at instructional level and allowing them to exploit their interests to further academic progress.
My Child Needs a Specific Class…
Dartmoor provides a full catalog of high school courses for students who need to earn credit.
My Child Needs a Different Kind of School…
Dartmoor respects all learners and treats each individually. One-to-one coursework removes distractions and personalizes the student’s educational experience.
My Child Needs a Flexible Schedule…
Dartmoor has enrolled athletes, performers, and many other individuals who require flexibility in their education.