About Main Street School
Established in 2006, Main Street School is located in a historic turn-of-the-century house in the town of Norwalk, Iowa (just south of Des Moines). Our student base includes preschool thru the 9th-grade level. Children are taught using individual curriculums based on the needs of the whole child.
We believe children are capable of great things
Our focus is the whole child- physical, social, emotional and cognitive
We show respect and compassion for all members of our community
We celebrate our students varied talents and backgrounds
We encourage a love of learning and an independent spirit
Our Academic Program:
Three multi-age classrooms
Individualized, cross-curricular learning in math, language, geography, history, science, art, music, and P.E.
Low teacher-student ratio
Cooperative group work
Community and service learning