About CCFA

 
 
 
 
 
What is a Charter School?
 
A charter school is a public school that is custom designed to fulfill a specific educational mission. It expands the freedom of parents to make informed decisions about the education of their children.
 
 
The CCFA educational program is:
  • Science-based learning delivered through the arts
  • Three year inquiry-based program
  • Thematic, cyclical, and connected to everyday life in the community
  • Hands-on, hearts-on, heads-on learning
  • Delivered through experimental learning events
  • An active process of critical thinking
 
The CCFA educational process is:
  • Child centered, creating beauty through caring, honesty and persistence
  • Focused on science through arts (Arts of Science, Mathematics, Performance, Communication, and Citizenship)
  • Experiential learning that grows from a child’s understanding and builds upon prior knowledge
  • A discovery process where students are always engaged
  • A delivery process where actions are planned, produced, and pondered
  • A developmental process using higher order thinking
 
 
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