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Welcome to McAuliffe

“This school changed my life...everyone is so accepting, and you go on some really amazing trips! Without [McAuliffe] I wouldn't be who I am today! .”Jessie N., Class of 2013


The Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter Public School is a diverse Expeditionary Learning community for grades 6-8. Our hands-on curriculum inspires high achievement through active learning, character growth, and teamwork.

What is Expeditionary Learning?

The Expeditionary Learning model challenges students to think critically and to take active roles in their classrooms and communities, resulting in higher achievement and greater engagement in school. EL provides schools with professional development, coaching, and on-line tools to improve curriculum design, instruction, school culture, leadership, and assessment practices. The national network of EL schools and professional colleagues includes 165 schools, 4,000 teachers, and 45,000 students.

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