Making a Difference
Whitmore Academy is a tuition-free public charter school in Florence, OR. Students from the Siuslaw School District and surrounding areas (within 50 miles) are eligible to attend, with seats filled through a lottery system. The anticipated opening will be in September 2025 for students K-6. One grade will be added each year through grade 12. Check back soon to see how to apply.
The mission of Whitmore Classical Academy is to develop students in mind and character through a classical, content-rich curriculum that emphasizes the principles of virtuous living, traditional learning, and civic responsibility.
The vision of Whitmore Academy is to form future citizens who uphold the ideals of our country’s founding and promote the continuation of our American experiment—through a classical, great books curriculum designed to engage the student in the highest matters and the deepest questions of truth, justice, virtue, and beauty.