Mistwood's TK-12th grade education that is personalized to student and family needs and strives to cultivate a love of learning. Our thematic classes creates exciting and fun content that drives a passion for lifelong learning. Our proficiency based assessment and 21 century graduation requirements ensures that we guide our students into well rounded young adults. The Mistwood approach provides a foundation for our students to flourish in high school, college, communities and the global world.

Mistwood At-a-Glance

Mistwood Educational Center is an independent, non-profit, co-ed, private school.

Location:  Situated on the unceded ancestral territory and current homeland of the Wiyot tribe, Goudi'ni, also known as Bayside, California, a small rural community in Humboldt County. We are approximately 3 miles south of Cal-Poly Humboldt.

Grades Served: TK-12 grade

Accreditation: Mistwood's TK-12 program is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools; Western Association of Schools and Colleges: 533 Airport Blvd., Suite 200, Burlingame, CA 94010. www.acswasc.org

Student Population: 21

Student/Teacher Ratio: 5:1, with an average class size of 7.

Founding Date: 1980

Facilities: Mistwood is housed in the historical Temperance Hall community building. In addition to the main building there is an"annex" that has two classrooms, and an office. 

Teachers:3 full and part-time teachers, all have one or more California teaching credentials. 

Curriculum: Mistwood offers a well rounded curriculum focused on art, STEM, social-emotional learning, and social justice.  We have four guiding practices that under lies and unites our teaching: Personalized Learning Plans, Thematic Based Classes, Cultivating  a Passion for Learning and Proficiency Based Assessment

To lear more about Mistwood's history and philosophy check out the book written by our founders!