In a world where test scores and grades increasingly determine a child’s future, students and families crave a place where learning is more than just achieving good grades and spitting out answers. True learners ask questions about the world in which they live and what they can expect from it. They search for places where big questions are asked: the kind that do not always have an answer. They want a safe place where they are encouraged to be the best version of themselves. HighPoint Hybrid Academy seeks to be that place.
A Firm Foundation
HighPoint focuses on the core subjects in the upper grades and offers all of the state-required courses through HighPoint Learning as well as some subject-specific electives. HighPoint Learning science classes include biology and chemistry, as well as elective science such as human anatomy and physiology or physics. History classes include American history, world history, and government. Math classes include algebra 1, geometry, algebra 2, and personal finances. HighPoint Learning offers four years of language arts classes and two years of foreign language, PE and health, and art electives.
Language arts and history are oftentimes connected so that students can begin to understand world events through many points of view. In this manner, they learn to interpret the world for themselves rather than waiting for the media to tell them what to believe. Math and science students are encouraged in to ask questions and learn at a deeper level than just trying to pass a test. In all areas, instructors strive to foster within students a sense of curiosity and a joy of learning. At HighPoint, learning is the goal, not the byproduct of grades.
By partnering with parents in their child’s education, HighPoint can enrich students learning without interfering with family time and dynamics. Coming in person two days a week and working through the curriculum at home for a portion of the other days allows upper school students to pursue their passions outside of a school environment.
Because we believe there is so much more to life than academics alone, we strongly encourage our older students to volunteer, work in apprenticeships, or study a particular area that interests them. Trying new opportunities can cause students to grow and can give them greater insight into what they may want to do with their lives.
We would like to invite you to come join us and see for yourself. We hope you will feel a spark of creativity, a renewed joy of learning, and an inkling of the possibilities that lie within each individual.
“The instructors are doing a fantastic job; I really appreciate their connection with each of my children and the encouragement they give them. The support gives my older kids the independence to complete their work readily at home.”
– Parent, Rochester
Hear from parents with high school students
“It is the best fit possible for my teen right now, and I am so grateful. Because of different strengths and weaknesses, it allows each student/child to grow individually and gain true KNOWLEDGE. The small class sizes are a blessing.”
— Parent, CLARKSTON
“HighPoint Hybrid is ideal. I wish my oldest daughter could have had this quality. My high schooler doesn’t feel like a number. The instructors are kind mentors, and it’s obvious they care and want my child to succeed.”
— Parent, Rochester
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