"Clear thinking leads to good decisions, that good decisions lead to the right habits, that the right habits lead to character and that character becomes destiny"

Traditional

school

Primary focus on academic development

Focuses on the whole child: social, emotional, physical, and academic growth

Single-aged classroom with rows of desks and teacher at the front of the room

Multi-age collaborative environments similar to Google or Facebook

One-size-fits-all curriculum with report cards

Personalized goals and 

learning plans with transparent progress tracking

Textbooks and 

Worksheets

Latest in adaptive tech and hands on materials to teach core-skills.

Teacher makes the rules

Learners establish a self-governed community with contracts, town hall meetings, etc.

The Humanist

academy

The latest in educational technology for self paced mastery in reading, writing, and math skills.

Deep socratic discussions about heroes, history, and self governance to hone critical thinking skills and the ability to powerfully think, write and speak.

Hands-on project based quests to master the tools and skills needed to solve problems in the real world.

Written promises and covenants that form a tightly bound community of individuals learning to form authentic friendships and honestly resolve interpersonal problems.

​Students create and sign a Contract of Promises describing how each individual will act and the consequences for violating community norms.

Mentor teams encourage younger and older students to listen, affirm, set goals and hold each other accountable.

Driven by curiosity, students journey through their academics setting their own goals and working at their own pace. 

Contact Us

4441 West Airport Fwy

Suite 100

Irving, TX 75062

info@thehumanistacademy.org

972-646-1085

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