We offer challenging Scholar Projects for teens, as well as a Junior Program for ages 0-11.
A weekly mom’s class is offered for Parents who join us.
What sets us apart?
A Commonwealth is member-run. This means that all members have a voice in how our school should function
Leadership Education trains thinkers, leaders, artists, inventors, citizens, entrepreneurs, and statesmen
We work together to support and inspire one another, to lift others up to a higher level – to not only educate effectively, but to do it greatly.
Love of Learning
We meet students where they are at developmentally and offer interesting challenges and exciting discoveries to further their healthy love of learning.
We involve our students in all our events, Offering them real-world experiences to help with leadership in the real world.
Learning should be fun! We work hard, but we also include plenty of time for creativity and games.
Offered for teens aged 12-18. Each scholar class is designed to help youth gain the skills, character and intellect to become a statesmen in society. Students will be challenged to study classics, have meaningful discussions, think like a scientist, and try new field experiences while being coached into greatness by a mentor.
Love of Learning
These classes are offered for students aged 8-12. Students will be exposed to many different subjects, like art, handicrafts, cooking, gardening and literature. Expect just about anything that is hands-on, engaging and inspiring for our young learners.
For our littlest ones, aged 0-7. This group has simple, structured time for reading stories, making music and creating art. Plenty of open, imaginative play.
A once-a-week class for the parents (dads included) that helps adults to continue their own education, and become better mentors to others.
Starting in September: Classes every Thursday, 10:00 am – 3:00pm.
Interested families are welcome to come visit us any Thursday or join us for summer meet-ups and field trips to meet our families.
Please contact us first to let us know you are coming.
Inclement Weather Policy: If Tacoma School District schools are closed, then FILA will also be closed.