Avenues: The World School, a for-profit independent school that set up a small "studio" campus last summer at the Hampton Country Day Camp in East Hampton, this week announced that it will remain there for another school year.
"We're really happy with the program so far. There's been a lot of positive feedback from families," said Maggie Wollner, the director of the East Hampton school. "In terms of what success looks like for this year, I think we're achieving that. Our goal is to continue to grow the student body, connect with the community, and get the word out about Avenues. We're excited to build a long-term community out east."
Among the 79 students and 15 full-time faculty and staff members, there has been just one case of Covid-19 since the start of the school year. A key part of that, Ms. Wollner said, is weekly testing for Covid-19, including both P.C.R. diagnostic testing and on-campus rapid tests.
Next year the school will introduce after-school activities, which were put on hold this year because of the pandemic. Students work on "passion projects" based on their own interests and customized curriculum plans, Ms. Wollner said. Students also have many opportunities for fresh air at the camp's outdoor facilities.
The school is accepting re-enrollment applications and is also welcoming new student inquiries. Avenues offers grades one through 12 here. Tuition will be $49,800, up from $48,000 this year.
A parent information session will be held via Zoom on Wednesday at 6 p.m. The registration link is bit.ly/3bemTKL.