Roots and Wings Community school
is an Expeditionary Learning School that serves the diverse students of the
Upper Rio Grande Valley. Set in a farm
and mountain environment, Roots and Wings uses the natural surroundings, active
pedagogy and personalized atmosphere to make learning an adventure. The results are students that are engaged, self-reflective,
and active citizens. The school promotes
academic excellence, the fostering of character and service, and students
connected to the unique agricultural, cultural and linguistic heritage of
Northern New Mexico.
Our mission is to inspire our students to
academic and personal excellence.
Our innovative learning community creates
classroom, farm and wilderness adventure
-engaging the head, hands, and heart-
enabling students to achieve more than they
think possible and to take an active role
in our ever-changing world.