Our students have one thing in common: traditional school isn’t working. Many of our students feel they don’t ‘fit’ at a traditional school. That feeling of not belonging can make school a miserable place to be. We serve kids who aren’t flourishing in a conventional environment, and we offer them a community where they feel connected, supported and understood. When students experience the Fusion ‘fit’, learning starts to happen in a big way!
Fusion isn’t for every kid. Students who are happy and thriving in traditional schools aren’t usually a good fit at Fusion. W e’re a different kind of place built to connect with kids who feel disconnected and uninspired in a conventional environment. While it’s impossible to put our students into categories, we generally serve students with the following backgrounds:
ADHD: Our private, one-to-one classrooms minimize distractions and help keep kids with ADHD focused. Additionally, our teachers customize lessons to students’ interests to keep them engaged with the material. And because all homework happens on campus in our Homework Café, evening homework struggles are a thing of the past.
Accelerated/Gifted Learners: One-to-one classrooms let students set their own learning pace – which is essential for keeping gifted learners engaged. Flexible scheduling allows students to complete courses more quickly, graduating early if they choose.
Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Learning Differences: Fusion teachers are trained to work with students with mild learning differences. Our one-to-one learning environment allows teachers to focus on helping each student flourish. We also partner with outside professionals as needed and maintain clear communication between families, the school and outside professionals.
Social Challenges and School Anxiety: Our safe, supportive campus environment and one-to-one classrooms minimize the stressors that negatively affect students at traditional schools. Our teachers work to help kids deal with their emotions and feel comfortable in our community.
Transition from Boarding School and Treatment Programs: For students who have spent time at a boarding school, wilderness program, or treatment center, but who are not ready to return to a traditional school, Fusion provides the ideal bridge – enabling kids to reintegrate in a safe, supportive environment.
Students with Challenging Schedules: Many Fusion students have outside activities or careers that make the rigid scheduling of traditional schools impossible. Actors, athletes, musicians and others find our completely customizable schedules to be ideal. At Fusion, everything is built around the needs of the student – from course times, to the number of classes taken each week, to accelerated courses, to year-round enrollment.