SYNOPSIS

  • Mars Academy helps students develop a strong academic foundation, along with well developed learning skills.
  • Standardized tests are used to measure academic progress.
  • Mars Academy provides a flexible, pressure-free environment.
  • Students are valued, respected, and heard.
  • Students are provided opportunities to think for and express themselves.
  • There is an equally strong emphasis on personal growth and development, relating with others, and understanding of place in the world - leading to life-long success, achievement, and personal satisfaction.
  • Mars Academy helps students to become contributing members of society, through conscious education and community service programs.
  • An appreciation for individual differences and similarities enrich our inclusive, supportive community.
  • While individuality is respected and fostered, individuals are brought together to function as a group, and are guided to function successfully in, and contribute to, society.
  • Care and concern for each other, our school, our community, and our world are woven into the fabric of Mars Academy.
  • Students do not just learn facts, but become able to apply knowledge and skills to the world outside.
  • Mars Academy recognizes that children develop at different rates.
  • Mars Academy sees each student as a whole child - with cognitive, physical, social, emotional, artistic, and spiritual needs and potential.
  • Mars Academy is challenging where needed, and provides a helping hand where needed.
  • Students become:
    • creative & analytical problem solvers
    • confident & clear communicators
    • compassionate & responsible citizens
  • Students become life-long learners with a love of learning and an ability to go beyond.