A Culture of Innovation

Classes at Innovation focus on higher-order critical thinking skills, emphasizing depth of understanding over breadth of knowledge. Systems Thinking tools are used throughout the curriculum to help students understand the complex relationships and dynamic processes that govern so many of the most fundamental problems our world is facing.

Students apply their thinking to concrete problems throughout the curriculum, working on hands-on projects and presenting their most polished work to a public audience at quality nights and jury days in the middle school and at presentations of learning and exhibition nights in the high school. 

Teachers emphasize interdisciplinary connections to help students understand how problem-solving techniques cross the boundaries of traditional disciplines and departments. An emphasis on group work and team building helps students learn that making connections between diverse experiences and perspectives is a crucial skill in all disciplines.

What’s Happening at IACS?

The Latest News

  • HS Back to School Night

    HS Back to School Night

    High School Back to School this Thursday from 6-8pm

  • 7th & 8th Graders in action at Sargent

    7th & 8th Graders in action at Sargent

    Both of our 7/8 teams (Self-Direction and Problem Solving) headed to Nature's Classroom at the Sargent Center (Hancock, NH). Students participated in a series of outdoor challenges. Take a peak at some of the action on this link.

  • PSAT Commended Students

    PSAT Commended Students

    Spencer and Keegan placed among the top 5% of more than 1.6 million students that took the PSAT exam last year...

  • FAFSA Day!

    Parents/Guardians of Seniors who may need help filing the FAFSA this fall, FAFSA Day, a volunteer-driven program providing FREE assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA is coming up in November.

  • Paying for College Workshop at Tyngsborough High School

    In collaboration with Tyngsboro High School, Innovation Academy is once again offering parents and students the opportunity to attend a presentation on COLLEGE FINANCING.

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September 28, 2016
  • Sargent Center Trip - Self Direction Team (Returning 2:00PM)

    September 28, 2016

  • Early Release 12:25pm

    September 28, 2016

  • Sargent Center Trip - Problem Solving Team (Departing 8:00AM)

    September 28, 2016

  • Middlebury College Visit

    September 28, 2016 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
    Innovation Academy Charter School, 72 Tyng Road, Tyngsboro, MA 01879

  • Tae Kwon Do Karate Club

    September 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm