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Mission Statement

Great River School is an urban-based public charter Montessori school that helps adolescents prepare themselves to create their place in our diverse society. Founded on leadership, service, and peace formation and shaped by the study of humanity and the environment, Great River School aims to meet the developmental needs and characteristics of adolescents. Great River School fosters independence, critical thinking, respect, and responsibility to self, to others, and to the earth.

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Great River School is a junior high and high school community of caring parents, young adults, and teachers. It is a community where each member values every other member. A culture of civility frames the learning climate of Great River which is driven by inspiration and love of learning. The preeminent guiding principle of this community is a deep respect for and trust in young adults. Great River School (GRS) is a Minnesota public charter Montessori school. GRS is one of four schools chosen by the Center for School Change at the University of Minnesota to receive a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant to create a small and educationally innovative high school. Hamline University is the sponsor for GRS.

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http://www.greatriverschool.org

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