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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.


Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:00 AM

Hello families, this week we will have all lost and found items layed out on tables during the the Book Bazaar sale to get claimed. Remaining items will be donated on Thursday!! If you can't make it in and know you may have something in the lost and found please call or email Cierra Rucker in the office.

Thank you all

Barton Principal Interviews
Update on Interview Process for Barton Principal
Monday, March 27, 2017 9:35 AM

Dear Parents:

I wanted to let you know that interviews for the new Barton Principal will be on April 17th & 18th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Barton School. The Principal Interview Team will interview 4-5 candidates. The team will recommend a candidate to the Superintendent. Superintendent Graff will make the final selection decision. Have a wonderful day.  - Cindy, Interim Principal

Barton School FUNdraisers
Monday, March 27, 2017 7:00 AM

Waiting till the last minute?  There are still some tickets available!

 Last day to purchase online tickets is Thursday, March 31 at 11 PM!

 Thanks to the Barton Community-our total is just shy of $14,000.00  This is our Barton FUNdraiser record!