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Roots & Wings Charter School

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Roots & Wings Community School is a FREE Public Charter School located in Lama, New Mexico. We offer an innovative, experiential education design model in a rural  & wilderness setting, for 48 students in grades 5-8. RWCS is affiliated with Expeditionary Learning   (EL), a nationally acclaimed school reform program that involves over one hundred public schools across America.

 Experiential Education At RWCS, academics are taught through interdisciplinary, hands-on Learning Expeditions that revolve around central themes and projects. We incorporate single and multi-day field study trips that are relevant to classroom material.

 Our unique curriculum blends structured classroom time, thematic field work, service-learning and extra-curricular educational outdoor adventure, offering students opportunities to develop leadership and cooperative skills, contextualized academic learning, critical thinking, and a positive self-image.