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Charter Middle School in Oakland | Lower School (Grades 6-8)
Welcome to the Lower School!
PROJECT BASED LEARNING
EBIA is a free public charter campus open to all students who apply. Our belief in equity means that a diverse population of students engage in a STEAM-focused education that is grounded in empathy. Students use the tools of design thinking to gain exposure to a variety of different issues and experiences through the core curriculum and intersession, all designed to help students to imagine and create their vision of a better world.
At our Lower School, our teachers cultivate mastery of the fundamentals. Teachers lead students in discovering new ideas and information through project-based learning, exploring both traditional school content and 21st century challenges and careers; and help them in honing the tools needed to be successful in those areas - building skills for collaboration, organization, and project-management. By promotion, our students have not only learned academic fundamentals, but have also learned to work alongside different kinds of people to solve real-world problems.
Curriculum And Courses
Experiential Learning at the Lower School
Personalized Learning Plans
Student Life at the Lower School