Any time you can give a child who lives in the middle of a huge city such as Philly a chance to learn and grow in the middle of 314 acres of beautiful woods and forest everybody wins!!!!! our teachers rock, our kids rock and our location rocks!
The teachers, staff, and parents give so much of themselves each and every day to make this school run so smoothly and effectively to give the children a great start to life! I feel so good knowing my girls are taken care of!
Not only does Greenwoods offer an excellent academic curriculum for my children but they are also introduced to nature & conservation. I am very excited that they have the oppurtunity to attend Greenwoods and would highly recommend it to anyone. Their staff is also very qualified and helpful.
As a volunteer, I see what a caring and nuturing environment Green Woods is for children. Everyone willingly pitches in to help. It is an amazing place for children to learn!
I love Green Woods because of the environmental educational curriculum, the creativity of its teachers and staff--especially how they provide so much with limited resources, and of course the setting at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
This school has a fantastic environmental program and the students participate in community events that benefit our entire community
This school is awesome...It sits in the woods to give the kids an outdoor feel.They learn about nature,resources and respect for the world they live in.The teacher's and staff work very hard to show and teach respect for one another,as well as self respect.
The environmental education, the creative and caring teachers, the unususal and lovely natural surroundings.
Our great, dedicated teaching staff, our location on the grounds of an environmental education center, our curriculum with the environment as the integrating concept.
They have great teachers, staff, and students! Its not just a school its a family!
I love the great outdoors and love that my son is learning to appreciate an dcare for our world along with his regular school work!
Green Woods Charter School rocks! We have the best teachers and staff anywhere, and the kids benefit from going to school on the grounds of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education. With the Environtment Integrated Curriculum, the kids learn to interact and to steward this world.
GWCS has helped my family to further our committment to be as 'green' as possible. The school encourages us to do this by printing tips and suggestions to help families reduce their carbon footprint, as well as ways to be environmentally responsible. My children and husband have become recycling fanatics, and on trash days have been known to pull recyclables out of our neighbors' trash. The kids help with our compost bin, as well as our worm bin, and because of their strong science and environmental foundation from GWCS,they describe to me,(sometimes more than I want to know), what's happening inside the bins!
The only environmental school in philadelphia- no to mention its classroom includes 300+ acres of protected land that the students use daily to understand the world they live in!
We love the fact that our daughter goes to the only school in the nation housed in an environmental center. The curriculum reflects its beautiful surroundings and we are proud to have Lillian be at GWCS.
The best integrated curriculum in the state, ah in the US! Great staff! Take time with students and do so much with limited resources!
GWCS has an innovative curriculum that incorporates the environment, the sciences and humanities and the arts into the students' everyday experience - being situated in the midst of 350 acres of conservation land is certainly not a handicap!
Our school is the first and only charter school located within the grounds of a nature center. Our teachers and students use our 360 acres and incorporate environmental learning with their curriculum.
Not only is the school located in a unique setting which makes this school so special, there is a strong community connection between the students, parents, teachers, and staff. I as so greatful that my son has the opportunity to be at student of GWCS and to have a wonderful and unique school experience.
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