What Really Defines an “Exceptional High School Campus”?
In the 19th and 20th centuries, great campuses used to be defined by bricks and mortar – edifices and ivory towers.
Now in the 21st century, the best campuses have to provide students with something very different: a place, an oasis, where students will…
- Feel safe and well-supported to take intellectual risks, explore new ideas, and learn to collaborate with others
- Be closely connected to the world beyond the campus – our local community, the rest of the region, and the rest of the world. This fosters growth in teens as citizens – being part of something much bigger than a school or a class.
- Have access to world-class educational resources
Benefits of Two Campuses
Every Winchendon student benefits from being part of a school that has multiple campuses. Since each of which is well situated, in its unique way, to deliver exceptionally on the three qualifications outlined above.
The School’s flagship campus in Winchendon, MA serves boarding and day students in grades 9-12 and PG. Our picturesque setting and extensive facilities provide a very safe environment while also enjoying easy access to Boston, Providence, NYC, and the rest of the northeast. For instance, having close proximity and good transportation enables families from Boston to Springfield and from Providence to Portsmouth to consider a five-day boarding option and regularly enjoy a meal, event, or contest with their students.
The NYC satellite campus is in the heart of Brooklyn within walking distance of some of the world’s great resources, including universities and libraries, athletics and arts facilities, museums, and potential employers. Closely connected with our local neighborhood, our NYC Campus has a partnership with the CDSC (Child Development Support Corporation).
City Semester or ColLAB in New England
Multiple campuses benefit students (and teachers!) at The Winchendon School. You can study in MA, but are you interested in participating in a program in NYC? As a result, students can move back and forth between campuses for ColLABs, independent projects, and leadership workshops. Ultimately, multiple campuses significantly increase the opportunities for every student.
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