The Calhoun School

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The Calhoun School is a leading progressive, independent school in Manhattan that strives to inspire a passion for learning through a progressive approach to education.

Independent school

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  • B-2
  • K-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
  • Manhattan

What makes us unique
At Calhoun, there's a powerful synergy between our mission and practice. Our philosophies guide our progressive approach to education and inspire students to THRIVE in their Thirst for Knowledge, Relationships, Individualism, Values and Experiential learning experience.
Ideal candidate fit
Calhoun is committed to addressing issues of social justice, diversity, equity, and anti-bias education in our curriculum and in our community. Teachers must be willing learners and participants in supporting this work.
You have an interest in working in a progressive and humanistic school with a focus on experiential and place based teaching and learning and hold a passion for teaching and learning in an environment that fosters creativity, passion and enthusiasm in its learners.

Our Students

% Low income

35% of Color

Our Faculty

4% > 3 yrs exp