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Fast Facts


Tomorrow’s leaders:

Today’s students

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Fast Facts


Tomorrow’s leaders:

Today’s students

Fast Facts

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1:4 Faculty to Student Ratio

6 Average Class Size

4 Core Program Course

2 Tutorial Courses

Length: 15 Weeks

On Campus: 10 Weeks

Field-study:  5 Weeks

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Mission and Philosophy


A high school educational experience

equal to the challenges of our time.

Mission and Philosophy


A high school educational experience

equal to the challenges of our time.

Mission

Utilizing the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed as the foundation for an immersive, rigorous, and interdisciplinary curriculum, the Chesapeake Semester is a single-semester, place-based academic program for high school juniors and seniors.  The program aims to cultivate reflective and confident students and leaders who can promote regional and global environmental sustainability through their understanding of scientific, social, cultural, and political systems.

 

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Opportunity


Opportunity


Opportunity

What we teach, or don’t teach, provides today’s students with an educational foundation that they will draw upon for years to come.  The Chesapeake Watershed Semester is a powerful opportunity to expand our educational paradigm and offer students a 21st Century learning experience that empowers them with real-world knowledge, critical thinking capacities, and leadership skills.

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Curriculum


Curriculum


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Science

The Chesapeake Bay and its watershed have REAL challenges

 

Policy

Politicians and scientists have spent decades crafting REAL solutions

 

Restoration

Saving the Bay is the REAL test