WHY SUPPORT A SYCAMORE SCHOOL EDUCATION?
- As an independent school, Sycamore School receives no government funding.
- 16% of our students receive Financial Assistance.
- 9% of the annual cost of a student’s education must be paid by non-tuition contributions.
- Sycamore School does not operate with an endowment.
- Teachers are recruited and trained with a focus on gifted education and differentiated instruction.
- 100% of lead teachers are certified/eligible for High Ability Licensure
- Current faculty includes winners of state and regional teaching awards.
provide camaraderie and challenge to ensure an energetic and stimulating learning environment.
OUR INNOVATIVE CURRICULUM
Our curriculum is developed to be fully integrated, starting from the preschool level, and it utilizes the most internationally proven methods of education, all delivered at an accelerated pace.
STEM EDUCATION COMBINED WITH AWARD-WINNING ART AND MUSIC PROGRAMS give our students the opportunity to dive deeply into the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, while benefiting from the brain-stimulating power of music and the arts.
- Award winners of regional, state, and national MathCounts, National Science Bowl, Science Olympiad, State Spanish Competition, ISSMA Solo and Ensemble Performances.
- Hosts 400 middle school girls at annual Girls STEM Conference.
DIVERSITY of our student body is vital in preparing our students for a globally integrated future. Currently, 39% of Sycamore students are students of color.
EMBRACING LOCAL & GLOBAL COMMUNITY is critical as we prepare our students to use their gifts to make a positive impact on their world.
- Creation of a Little Free Library and ongoing support for the Crooked Creek Food Bank.
- School-wide study of the global water crisis, culminating in the funding and drilling of a well for a school in Zimbabwe.
- Opportunities to volunteer at multiple school-wide philanthropic events through our Sycamore Serves community service program.
SMALL CLASS SIZE supports differentiated instruction.
- Preschool – 5:1 student to faculty ratio.
- PreK – 6:1 student to faculty ratio.
- K to 8 – 10:1 student to faculty ratio.