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The Case for K-8: Avoiding Mayhem in the Middle

Highlands School

Highlands School is a K-8 school – intentionally. Our administrative team believes in the power that comes from learning in a K-8 environment. This model offers strong curriculum continuity in a small, tight-knit community that helps students continuously strive toward the next level of success. This intimate learning environment builds confidence and allows students to have their goals and challenges addressed in an age-appropriate way.

But, do not just take our word for it! Here’s an article from Educational Leadership that cites research and details the benefits of a K-8 school - especially when it comes to our middle school students.
Highlands School, 4901 Old Leeds Road, Birmingham, AL 35213, (205) 956-9731
Highlands School's 'whole child' approach to education and commitment to academic excellence, creative expression, and leadership development prepare and motivate students in grades 4k through 8 to make a positive difference in an ever-changing world. Located in Birmingham, Alabama, Highlands School holds dual accrediation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Southern Associations of Independent Schools (SAIS).

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