The Calhoun School is a leading progressive, independent school in Manhattan that strives to inspire a passion for learning through a progressive approach to education. At Calhoun, there's a powerful synergy between our mission and practice. Our philosophies guide our progressive approach to education and inspire students to THRIVE in their Thirst for Knowledge, Relationships, Individualism, Values and Experiential learning experience. Calhoun is known for being the 'School with No Walls'. Our open classroom model is unique in schools but definitely a plus in our progressive model approach to education.