Avanti…a school of choice.
Our philosophy provides for a creative, authentic, performance-based educational system that equips all students with intellectual skills and promotes emotional intelligence. Students are empowered, informed citizens who contribute actively toward a democratic and equitable society. We honor diversity and builds on the strength of its community, deliberately and explicitly, challenging all forms of inequity.
Avanti is a small innovative public high school that provides a personalized learning environment. We build lifelong connections to learning, creativity, resourcefulness, and social justice. Our mission is to promote compassion, critical thinking, and creative self-expression, while emphasizing high standards for all students within an interdisciplinary structure.
- Creativity and innovation
- Arts integration
- Performance-based learning
- Collaboration over competition
- Depth in curriculum over coverage
- Relationship-based environment, importance placed on community
- Learning to use one’s mind well
- Student as worker; teacher as coach
- Demonstrations of mastery
- A tone of decency and trust
- Developing the habits of mind and heart