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Greenfields Academy

Greenfields Academy Contact Information:

3232 N Elston Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618

Phone: 800-613-0711

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Greenfields Academy is a private, independent K-8 school located on the north side of Chicago. We are a learner-driven community and currently have about 40 students in two mixed-age classrooms. We were founded in 2014 and are a part of the Acton Academy network of schools.

We offer a truly different approach to school. Supported by the latest in technology and cognitive science, we move beyond the traditional tools of lectures, homework, high-stakes tests, and grades.

At Greenfields, our students learn in collaborative classrooms of multi-age learners. Our flexible approach challenges each student with their own differentiated learning plan and inspires them through real-world projects and experiences.

Our 2016 Essential Question:

How can heroes make a difference in the world?

Our Competencies and Strengths:

Mixed-Age Classrooms
Student-Driven Learning
Project-Based Learning
Blended Learning