At New Foundations, our students learn the skills they’ll need to make knowledgeable choices, while creating their own paths throughout their lives.
To encourage our students to be confident and socially-oriented citizens, we integrate the competencies and skills all New Foundations students must learn during their time with us.
At all grade levels, our curriculum intentionally incorporates service-learning, academic understanding, social awareness, and emotional well-being.
By leading with the outcomes we wish for our students, a working group of administrators, teachers, students and parents developed what is best for our students at every level. From this work, the Graduate Profile was born: New Foundations Charter School’s standard of academic understanding, civic engagement, & emotional wellbeing. The Graduate Profile is our compass - guiding all aspects of our work to ensure NFCS students secure a bright future.
“Whether it's teaching institutional and procedural content, how to intelligently and civilly engage with current events and controversial issues, or exploring the various methods of meaningful participation, the goal is to prepare students to be proactive members of democratic society and to make intelligent choices that better their own lives as well as their community.”
"Learning a second language gives students the opportunity to explore and connect beyond what they already know or think they know about a community and culture while enriching their lives along the way. Learning a second language gives students the opportunity to connect with more people, and helps them embrace new ideas and perspectives."
“Regardless of what we are teaching, it is important to keep expectations high in the classroom and to also challenge students to reflect on their previously held beliefs so that they can grow as pupils as well as become more productive and active citizens in their communities and in their country.”
Creating an environment to build lasting friendships and partnerships.