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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.


Barton Lantern Walk
All-School Lantern Walk - Nov. 11, 5-6 p.m.

Hello beautiful Barton community! You are invited to an All-School, Everyone Welcome Lantern Walk on Saturday, November 11 at 5:00-6:00 p.m. (families who choose to are welcome to stay later and play) at the Kings Highway bowl, located at the corner of Kings highway and 40th St. W. (near Lyndale Farmstead park). Bring a treat to share.


No School
No School - Oct. 18-20

There's is NO SCHOOL Wed.-Fri., Oct. 18-20! We'll see everyone back on Monday, Oct. 23!

Appointments with Diane and Maria
Appointments with Diane and Maria

If you’re interested in meeting with Diane and/or Maria during the school year, please contact Becky or Tricia to schedule an appointment.