List of democratic schools

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This is a list of some of the current and former democratic schools around the world. This list also includes sub-branches of democratic schools such as Sudbury schools inspired by the Sudbury Valley School and certain anarchistic free school that align with the broad principles of democratic education.

Argentina

Australia

New South Wales:

Queensland:

Victoria:

Tasmania:

Western Australia

South Australia

Australian Capital Territory

Secondary Schools

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

  • Escola Albert Einstein (cooperativa) - Belo Horizonte, MG (infelizmente foi fechada em 2009 por falta de financiamento)
  • Baniwa School Coripaco Pamáali
  • Centro Integrado de Educação de Jovens e Adultos do Campo Limpo (CIEJA) (São Paulo)
  • Cidade Escola Aprendiz (São Paulo)
  • Colégio Nacional (Rio de Janeiro) [2]
  • Escola de Educação Infantil e Ensino Fundamental Teia Multicultural (São Paulo)
  • Escola Lumiar (São Paulo) [3]
  • Escola Politéia (São Paulo)
  • Tuyuka School
  • Instituto Helena Lubienska/Recanto

Canada

Colombia

  • Colegio Bilingue Jorge Emilio Gutierrez (Bogota

Costa Rica

  • Summerhill Latinoamericano

Denmark

Ecuador

Rebeca Wild and the Pesta

Finland

France

Germany

For a detailed list of free alternative schools in Germany check out here.

India

Indonesia

Israel

  • Democrati Lev Hasharon (Lev Hasharon)
  • Democratic School of Hadera (Hadera)
  • The Democratic School of Kfar Sava (Kfar-Sava)
  • The Democratic School of Ono Valley (Kiryat-Ono)
  • Dolfin (Eilat)
  • Eynot-Yarden (Upper Galilee)
  • Givol Democratic School in Givat Olga (Hadera)
  • Hashita (Rehovot)
  • Hod Hasharon Democratic School (Hod Hasharon)
  • Jerusalem Sudbury School (Jerusalem)
  • Kanaf Democratic School (Ramat Ha'Golan)
  • Kedem - The Democratic School in Arad (Arad)
  • Kehila - Democratic School in Tel Aviv (Tel Aviv)
  • Makom Ligdol - Democratic school in Hakfar Hayarok (Ramat HsSharon)[2]
  • The Keshet School (Zichron Yaakov)[3]
  • Kfar Kera Democratic School (Kfar Kera)
  • Korczak Democratic School of Holon (Holon)
  • Meitar (Kibbutz Beit Oren)
  • Merchav (Ra'anana)
  • Nadav - The Modi'in Democratic School (Modi'in)
  • The Open Democratic School Jaffa (Tel Aviv)
  • Shachaf Democratic School (Shoham)
  • Shalem (Upper Galilee)
  • Shvilim (Pardes Hanna)
  • Tefen Experimental School (Tefen Industrial State)
  • Yafa - The Arab Democratic School (Jaffa)
  • Ziv-Kishurit (Kibbutz Kishor)
  • Yeshiva Tichonit Svivatit (Mitzpe Ramon)
  • Ashkelon (In process of establishing)

Japan

Nepal

  • Sri Aurobindo Yoga Mandir (Kathmandu)

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Peru

Poland

Portugal

Russia

  • Kluch School (Moscow)
  • Moscow International Film School (Moscow)
  • School for Self-Determination (Moscow)

South Korea

  • Dream School (Seoul)
  • San Children's School (Gyeonggi-Do)
  • School Star (Seoul)
  • Small School (Gwang jin) (Seoul)
  • Small School (Youngsan) (Seoul)
  • Sungmisan School (Seoul)

Spain

Switzerland

Thailand

  • Moo Baan Dek (Siam)
  • Whispering Seed (Kanchanaburi)

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Currently Open

Former democratic schools now closed

United States of America

Alabama

Alaska

  • School Within a School (East Anchorage High School) (Anchorage)
  • Stellar Secondary School (Anchorage)

Arizona

California

Colorado

Connecticut

  • Mountain Laurel Sudbury School (New Britain)

Delaware

  • The New School (Newark)

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Illinois

Indiana

Kentucky

Maine

  • The Community School (Camden)
  • The Discovery School (Lewiston)
  • The New School (Kennebunk)
  • River School (Belfast)
  • School Around Us (Arundel)

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

New Hampshire

  • Ashuelot River Free School (Winchester)
  • The Community School (South Tamworth)
  • Hanover High School (Hanover)
  • The Meeting School (Rindge)
  • Woodland Community School (Bethlehem)

Montana

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Puerto Rico

  • Casa Sudbury (Cidra)
  • Espacio A (San Juan)
  • Nuestra Escuela (Caguas)

Rhode Island

  • The Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center (Providence)

Tennessee

  • The Farm School (Summertown)
  • Laurel High School (Knoxville)

Texas

Utah

  • Sego Lily School (Salt Lake City)

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

  • The Young Women's Institute for Global Studies (Milwaukee)

See also

References

  1. http://www.novanewsnow.com/article-134708-Fairfield-School-closes.html
  2. http://www.makomligdol.org.il/
  3. Etiel, Yoav (23 January 2007). "Keshet, The Democratic School in Zichron Yaacov". BarEl Properties : http://www.30900.com/eng/. Archived from the original on 2 November 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2014.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. Leue 2000, p. 65.
  5. http://www.nzcer.org.nz/default.php?products_id=554
  6. "The Shimer College Assembly". Blog.shimer.edu. 2010-02-08. Retrieved 2012-09-22. 
  7. Franks, Lucinda; Powers, Thomas (September 17, 1970). "Diana Oughton Was Embittered by Establishment". Times-News 95 (215). United Press International. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gell, Aaron (May 7, 2006). "Land of the Free". The New York Times. Archived from the original on December 7, 2013. Retrieved December 7, 2013. 
  9. Kavner, Lucas (November 30, 2012). "At Brooklyn Free School, A Movement Reborn With Liberty And No Testing For All". The Huffington Post. AOL. Archived from the original on December 7, 2013. Retrieved December 7, 2013. 
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