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Barton Open School

Clara Barton Open School is a student-centered, public K-8 magnet school fostering a community of active, socially conscious, life-long learners. 

Our values are rooted in Progressive Education

  • Instilling a love of learning.
  • Valuing each child for his or her perspectives.
  • Interdisciplinary curriculum and culturally responsive instruction.
  • Developing a community of mutual respect and equity.
  • Creative, courageous and collaborative inquiry for all.
  • Child-centered decision-making & self-directed learning.
  • Educating for a democratic society.


2017-2018 Suggested Supply Lists

You'll find the suggested supply lists from our teachers listed below! Please contact your child(ren)'s teacher via email if you do not see a list from them.

Don't forget to check out "wish lists" that our Specialists' have created as well!

Main Office Open
Main Office Hours: Aug. 15-25

We're back! The main office will be open this week and next week for any registration, transportation, supply list, or general questions. Unforunately, we only have one person in for those 2 weeks. 

Below are the hours the main office will be open:

Tuesday, Aug. 15:  8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 16: 8:00 a.m.-Noon (Staff training in afternoon)

Thursday, Aug. 17: Main Office CLOSED (All day staff training offsite)

Friday, Aug. 18: 7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

The week of Aug. 21-25: 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Also 3:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24 for "Meet Your Teacher/Party on the Playground" night!