We are proud to offer four different learning environments within our unique school district. Students can choose from traditional, project-based, Montessori, and virtual styles of learning.

Birchwood Elementary, Middle, and High School (grades Pre-K-12)

The Birchwood Traditional School is a comprehensive PK-12 school that meets the varied needs of a wide range of students through a traditional, yet innovative, style of learning/teaching.
Our traditional education- Provides students with 
•A high-quality education
•Low teacher-to-student ratio
•Learner-centered classrooms
•Structured schedules 
•High-quality academic preparation
•Innovative teaching and technology integration
Our traditional education- fosters an environment of
•Critical thinking and problem solving
•21st Century learning
•Group work and individual work
•Differentiated instruction
•Creativity and Innovation

Birchwood Public Montessori (grades Pre-K-6)

The BPM is a child-focused environment built on the Montessori philosophy that understands, supports, and honors the child as an individual.  The BPM serves students in grades PK-6 in three multi-age classrooms.
A Montessori education 
•fosters inner-discipline
•sparks innate curiosity and motivation to learn
•builds character, and a sense of social and global responsibility
The Montessori curriculum – through a teacher prepared environment, directed activity, and stimulating lessons, students
•work individually and in small groups
•progress at their own pace in a non-competitive environment 
•take initiative towards academic accomplishment
•learn through lessons emphasizing creative problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity

Birchwood STEAM and Career Academy (Grades 6-12)

Birchwood STEAM and Career Academy (BSCA) integrates project-based learning and career-based learning experiences to prepare students for their future. BSCA empowers students with the necessary skills, practical experiences, and knowledge to successfully navigate their future, leading to the life they want to live. Students will be prepared to forge their own path, ready to take on life's challenges and enjoy life to its fullest!

BSCA Education: 

•Student-centered, hands-on learning experiences
•Personalized learning plans designed around student needs, interests, and goals
•21st-Century skills focused to prepare students for a rapidly changing future

Bobcat Virtual Academy (grades 4K-12)

#FreedomConnectionsAccountability--A K-12 Grade Virtual Learning Environment.
Freedom - in when, where, and how learning takes place
•Create individual schedule
•Complete coursework wherever Internet access is available
•Choose from a wide variety of courses
Connections - with peers and teachers
•Weekly virtual group and individual meetings
•Optional Connection Days and field trips such as
    •Tactical Escape 101
    •Science Museum of Minnesota
•Eligible for extracurricular activities
Accountability - including WI licensed teacher and student support coach
•Progress monitoring
•Weekly individual meetings with student support coach