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Quest To Learn Upper School Students study Science

“Quest teachers are warm, caring, enthusiastic, and passionate about what they do. I have never seen a more kid-friendly environment than Q2L.”

– Melissa Bell, middle school parent

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CNN Logo“Quest to Learn is designed to create challenges that the students actually want to tackle.”

Q2L 2018 AP Female Diversity Award2020 Recipient of the College Board AP® “Computer Science Female Diversity Award” for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science.

Quest To Learn students in a game based learning class

“At Quest to Learn, our students approach education with a hands-on, inquiry-driven, game-based approach to teaching and learning. We create a space where students learn to collaborate, communicate, and solve real world problems in a fun, safe, and accepting learning environment.”

Leah Hirsch, 6th grade Science (“The Way Things Work”)

Twice the Rate of Learning Growth

Dr. Richard Arum, Professor of Sociology and Education at New York University, was awarded a $2.4 million MacArthur grant to study the development of 21st century skills in students at Quest to Learn and several other schools.

Preliminary results indicate that Quest to Learn 8th–10th graders demonstrate twice the rate of learning growth as college students in critical thinking, problem solving, analytical skills, and written communication.

Quest To Learn Middle School students in Art Class with Faculty

“Quest is equipping kids to collaborate, think critically and master 21st-century competencies like systems thinking and design thinking.”  – Richard Arum Ph.D.

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