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New High School of Choice

The Medford School District is pleased to announce the launch of our new high school of choice focused on project-based learning. The school, which will open for limited enrollment this spring, is a hopeful option for students who thrive in smaller settings with hands-on learning. 

The Medford School District has acquired a building at 1321 Center Drive to house the school, which the MSD School Board will name this spring with a recommendation generated through a collaborative, student-led process.  

The building has an open floor plan supportive of project-based learning and is in a convenient location, both for transportation purposes and access to local businesses for partnership opportunities. It also has a greenhouse! We hope to be occupying the space in August 2023.

The school will serve students in grades 9-12 and be led by the amazing staff at the current Central Medford High School, which has recently begun transforming into this project based learning school of choice. 

“The new school will build on the incredible work already being done by Central staff and students, but will grow into an option for all students and families who desire a new and innovative approach to learning through project-focused work,” said Superintendent Dr. Bret Champion.

The MSD Board previously approved a location on Airport Road. For a variety of
reasons, we determined through the due diligence process that the location would not work for us. We canceled that transaction with no financial impact and feel strongly that this location is a better long term option for the new project-based learning high school of choice in the Medford School District.

There will be a website and student/family interest nights coming soon.

For more information, contact