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Mission Statement

Harriet Tubman Democratic High School is the only democratic educational institution for teens in the Capital District. We offer a supportive and personal learning environment for young adults from diverse backgrounds. Our staff strives to teach young adults how to think for themselves by encouraging critical discussions and respecting student input into their educational process. Our students learn self-motivation and, in the process, discover independence and self-reliance Harriet Tubman Democratic HighSchool is the only democraticeducational institution for teens inthe Capital District. We offer asupportive and personal learningenvironment for young adults fromdiverse backgrounds. Our staffstrives to teach young adults how tothink for themselves by encouragingcritical discussions and respectingstudent input into their educationalprocess. Our students learnself-motivation and, in the process,discover independence andself-reliance.

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We offer: ♦ NYS Certified Diplomas ♦ Small class sizes (ten students or fewer) ♦ Low student to staff ratio (5:1) ♦ Individual attention for all students ♦ Community based program ♦ College preparation ♦ Direct-to-workforce preparation ♦ Assistance with standardized test preparation Our approach to academic skills is based on offering a variety of educational opportunities to meet the varying needs of each student. Choices include: At Harriet Tubman Democratic High School, students track their progress through individual learning plans, portfolios, and weekly meetings with an advisor. In place of letter or number grades, staff offers quarterly assessment each year (two narrative evaluations and two parent conferences).

We offer:♦ NYS CertifiedDiplomas♦ Small class sizes(ten students or fewer)♦ Low student to staff ratio(5:1)♦ Individual attention forall students♦ Community based program♦ College preparation♦ Direct-to-workforcepreparation♦ Assistance withstandardized testpreparation

Our approach to academic skills is based onoffering a variety of educational opportunities tomeet the varying needs of each student.Choices include:At Harriet Tubman Democratic High School,students track their progress through individuallearning plans, portfolios, and weekly meetingswith an advisor. In place of letter or numbergrades, staff offers quarterly assessment each year(two narrative evaluations and two parentconferences).

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http://www.tubmanschool.com

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