OUR APPROACH: FANNING THE FLAME OF INQUIRY
Small Engine Repair
Charlie & Cam at Saw
Kid at Board
At EBS, passion drives education. Students here enjoy the freedom to incorporate their interests and hobbies into their academic work, exploring fields as varied as you can imagine.
Want to learn how to repair an engine? Go for it! How to build a survival shelter? Absolutely. How to read and speak ancient Greek? We can teach that. Perhaps you want to pursue an internship or class off campus? We can accommodate that, too.
With a school as small, a faculty as experienced, and a student body as passionate as ours, the possibilities are endless.
"Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing,
doing nothing, and
WHAT OUR STUDENTS DO
the world around them, driving their own learning through research, conversation, and reflection.
artifacts in the fine and practical arts to build skill, to practice problem-solving, and to experience
the joys of the creative
to each other and to teachers through a mix of independent,
small group, and whole-school learning opportunities.
unfamiliar territory to exercise courage, to build community
through shared inquiry,
and to discover
WHAT SETS US APART
Enrollment capped at 18
Class size capped at 12
One-on-one tutoring with all teachers
Student-driven choice of:
Arts & wellness activities
Time for family & extracurriculars:
Four-day week (Mon.-Thurs. 8am-4pm)
One Field Trip Friday each month
Narrative evaluations rather than grades
Frequent off-campus & outdoor learning opportunities
CURRICULUM AT A GLANCE
Each semester, students vote on a theme that drives their shared inquiry across the following subjects:
English Language & Literature
Fine & Practical Arts
Global Studies & Foreign Language
Science & Technology