Map Academy offers alternative high school experience

Midway through our first year of operations, Wicked Local stopped by to check out how the Map Academy model takes a radically different approach to the traditional high school experience.

“We’re a self-paced school. We’re self-paced because we know we can’t hold kids. For some kids, life gets in the way of traditional school; 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. doesn’t work. But that shouldn’t deprive a kid of a high school education,” Co-Founder Josh Charpentier said. “It’s 2019 now, and everything in the world is flexible. Why can’t the high school experience be flexible?”

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Students have a unique experience at Map Academy, and we invite you to check out a sampling of it at one of our Open Houses. Here, you will see the facility, get a sense of how the space allows for the student-centered, flexible model at Map, and have your questions answered by one of our staff.

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