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PK-12|Private
30 students
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School leader:  Mark Jacobs
83 Main Street
Brewster, NY 10509

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(845) 259-8259
(775) 205-6510
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"Our school is best known for it's unique view on education. Democratic Learning"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Facilities
    Library, Kitchen, Internet access, Computer lab, Art room...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Graphics, None, Poetry, Improv...
  • World languages
    Japanese, Spanish
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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · August 12, 2015
Mark Jacobs is truly altering the lives of the kids in his school, for the better, of course! There's a sense of community, so kids can learn to work together, help each other, be part of something bigger than themselves. At the same time, the... more

Teacher effectiveness: Agree
Submitted by a parent · August 12, 2015
When each child is respected, gets a voice, can make decisions with staff and parents they feel important and in control. The basis of relationships is mutual respect- enabling teachers to be highly effective.

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · August 12, 2015
The school is democratic, everyone votes-everyone! Everyone gets a vote on matters affecting the school. It's policies, rules, curriculum issues, etc...

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Submitted by a parent · June 27, 2014
Longview School is unique for all the right reasons. It is the most personalized school you will find anywhere, and that is no exaggeration. There are around 25 students and 5 full-time teachers, plus many volunteer staff. No other school can... more

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About this school

Longview’s small, personalized environment supports both academic learning and social development. Beyond classes, students help run the school through participation in the school legislative body—school meeting—and the school court system—judicial committee. Our unique approach supports students in becoming independent, responsible, thoughtful individuals as they develop into well-rounded, happy young adults.

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Last modified: August 12, 2015
Last modified Longview School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
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