Project Based Learning. Community. Student-Led Education.


Links for Interested 8th Grade students and Families:

  • To schedule a student shadow day, click HERE.

  • To attend an informational session, click HERE.

    • Tuesday, November 13th at 6pm

    • Wednesday, November 28th at 6pm

    • Thursday, December 6th at 6pm

    • TBD: Jan & Feb events


5280 is For Students who Prefer:

  • Hands-on learning

  • Building, creating, designing

  • Small class sizes; small school

  • Schoolwork that is meaningful & relevant

  • Collaboration with your classmates

  • Time to pursue your passions

  • To use technology like professionals do

  • Tight community where everyone is family & supported to reach their goals

  • Less bullying, fighting, & drama

  • A substance-free campus

  • More flexibility in how you learn

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Meaningful Learning

5280 engages students in hands-on projects that make learning meaningful and relevant. For more information on project based learning, click here.


 The world is changing, growing in complexity and ambiguity, and students need to be prepared for that future. 5280 High School creates the entrepreneurs, innovators, leaders, collaborators & problem-solvers for  future jobs  and  college success  through  project based learning .

The world is changing, growing in complexity and ambiguity, and students need to be prepared for that future. 5280 High School creates the entrepreneurs, innovators, leaders, collaborators & problem-solvers for future jobs and college success through project based learning.

HANDS-ON, Project Based LearninG (PBL)

     Imagine graduating from high school with a strong sense of self, a meaningful community, and a resume that's already filled with skills, accomplishments, and strengths built over the course of four years doing projects—the 5280 academic program prepares students to be immediately successful.  The 5280 community is unique among high schools—students are known well by the staff and their peers, and no one falls through the cracks. Students and staff work collaboratively, and student voice is valued in all decisions.

Imagine graduating from high school with a strong sense of self, a meaningful community, and a resume that's already filled with skills, accomplishments, and strengths built over the course of four years doing projects—the 5280 academic program prepares students to be immediately successful.

The 5280 community is unique among high schools—students are known well by the staff and their peers, and no one falls through the cracks. Students and staff work collaboratively, and student voice is valued in all decisions.

Relevant Academic Program & Supportive School Culture

 Adolescents struggle with immense pressures, and we don't shy away from confronting these stressors to engage students in a  safe ,  positive community  that builds empathy in a diverse world. The Summit Program is a small program within 5280 that provides peer support and a strong community for students in recovery.

Adolescents struggle with immense pressures, and we don't shy away from confronting these stressors to engage students in a safe, positive community that builds empathy in a diverse world. The Summit Program is a small program within 5280 that provides peer support and a strong community for students in recovery.

Summit Program for Students in Recovery

 

Students graduate 5280 High School prepared for their future and armed with the skills to succeed in college and diverse careers.  Graduates know how to tackle complex problemseven those the world has never seen before.

 

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