Welcome to the Alpine Institute
Flagstaff High School's Alpine Institute
We are honored to bring you this place-based experimental institute as a path for students to become involved citizens in their school, regional, and ecological communities.
Mission Statement: Alpine Institute provides Flagstaff High School students with a vital experiential and place-based learning program focused on Arizona and the Colorado Plateau. On their way to becoming college and career ready, Alpine students will have service learning and field research opportunities with integral community partners. This program is the summit experience of a K-12 experiential education initiative within the Flagstaff Unified School District.
◈ Inquiry Alpine curriculum is designed to allow students to learn through inquiry methods
◈ Community Students are asked to consider their local and global communities and to be aware of the impact of their actions
◈ Stewardship & Advocacy Students have the opportunity to evaluate their relationship with their environment/community and actively participate in advocating for vital causes
◈ Critical Thinking Students will be asked to study and engage with real-world problems that do not have definite or easy answers
◈ Reflection Students will examine and evaluate their learning experiences from beginning to end