Several alternative education options, including private schools, a multi-age, parental-involvement program through the public school, and a very active home-schooling group give children a wide variety of choices for their educational needs. One size does not fit all and we are fortunate to have some choices in our community.
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Alternative/Home Schooling Options
Peninsula Homeschool Exchange - an inclusive, eclectic group open to all homeschoolers in Port Townsend.
OCEAN Program - An independent study, contract-based program for students in grade K-12 supported with classroom, experiential and expeditionary experiences, and connections with the community.
OPEPO Program - Multi-age, parental-involvement program through the public school, located at Blue Heron Middle School. 360-379-453.
Maritime Discovery Schools - place-based learning through a maritime framework, and these experiences are connecting students with land and sea.
Sunfield Farm and School - A private, approved, Waldorf Inspired Early Childhood and Grade School serving Pre-K through Grade 5 on Sunfield Farm. The Rhythms of Farm Life enrich our Holistic, Academic Education.
10903 Rhody Drive, P.O. Box 85, Port Hadlock, WA 98339
Swan School - Pre-K through 6th grade. 360-385-7340.
2345 Kuhn St., Port Townsend, WA 98368
The Jefferson Community School - Accredited, Grades 6-12. 360-385-0622.
280 Quincy Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368