A three trimester study of the relationship between humans and the natural world. Foundational studies of the living planet and of the development of human civilization in relationship to it.Learn more
A three trimester study of the impact of humans on the natural world. Foundational studies of biodiversity, sustainability and of the relationships between human activity and the quality of life on the planet.Learn more
A rich elective program broadens the student's understanding of the world providing a final foundational base for thinking about and acting on environmental issues.Learn more
Field Studies are a great example of our idea of "school without walls." They are academic excursions around the planet and are intended to immerse students in new climates, cultures and environmental issues.Learn more
Intensive Theme courses allow students to explore one subject intensively over a short period of time. These courses occur near the end of each trimester. Courses cover a wide range of interests.Learn more
"SES gave me the tools to be successful in college through unique educational experiences and challenging curriculum."
"The lunch menu wasn’t quite as comprehensive :-), but everything else about the school was leaps and bounds ahead of other school options."
"It's a school that is based on earth's environments that quietly educates its students more about the human environment and what that means to grow as a person on this planet."
"SES provided an immersive learning experience where I found a new passion for learning through an environment of mutual respect, exploration and engagement across teachers, staff, and students."
Glacier National Park
South Florida Ecosystems
Superior Hiking Trail
United Nations- NYC
UN Climate- Denmark
UN Climate- Mexico
UN Climate- Qatar
UN Climate- Poland
Registration dates are listed in the school calendar. Note that registration forms from incoming juniors are collected either at the registration open house or during the second registration homeroom at the home high schools. Senior registration forms are collected in house but can also be dropped off or mailed to the office. Students enrolling from outside the district will complete forms during afternoon or evening registration meetings.