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  • WE ARE A MINNESOTA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 6 – 12

    At the Jane Goodall Environmental Sciences Academy, students will foster their knowledge, love and respect for the environment while promoting sustainability for future generations. This teacher-led school is located near Maple Lake, Minnesota in the heart of Wright County.

School Dynamics

    • We are a tuition free, public charter school for students in grades 6-12 aligned with the Minnesota State Standards
    • With a maximum enrollment of 120 students, each learner thrives in a highly personalized setting where they are treated as an individual
    • Daily project-based experiences that inspire a love of learning
    • Key partnerships with The Jane Goodall Institute — Roots & Shoots Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR), University of Minnesota, and True Friends

     

Critial Elements

    • A personalized learning community
    • Hands-on, student directed learning & discovery
    • Project-based learning opportunities focused on life skills
    • Interaction with professionals in the community, field & classroom
    • Environmental emphasis integrated throughout the curriculum

Mission & Vision

  • MISSION

    Out of the classroom, into the world.

    VISION

    The vision of JGESA is to provide a personalized project-based learning experience where student passions, interests and environmental education drive learning toward becoming flexible problem solvers, effective leaders and responsible citizens.

  • A WORLD OF LEARNING

    More than 300 acres of land will become a natural, daily asset to learning across all content areas thereby ensuring students receive a comprehensive understanding of our biosphere. Strong emphasis will be placed on the academic, life and job skills of the students while encouraging all learners to earn post-secondary credits and/or a Career Readiness Certificate while enrolled at the school.