Quest & Inquiry Community

Welcome to the School of Quest & Inquiry

View an informational flyer about Quest & Inquiry Community here and then check out the video below.

The School of Quest and Inquiry, also known as Q & I is one of the five small learning communities at Decatur Central High School. Q & I focuses on the student-centered learning process of Inquiry, in which the teacher acts as a facilitator of the learning process and the student is fully engaged in this process.

The teacher creates real-world learning environments that employ a context in which learning is relevant and meaningful to the students. Teachers include activities that involve the student as an active learner in a problem-based learning environment.

The inquiry-approach encourages students to learn to question things. The students collaborate with others and exchange ideas. A goal for students is to learn to think critically and at a higher level and to solve problems both independently and collaboratively.

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Strategic Plan Overview

Quest and Inquiry focuses on student-centered educational exploration and challenges students to Explore their Way to Success.

Strategic Plan: Areas of Focus

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Student Engagement

Increase student engagement in the school community to develop a commitment and connection to their educational experience.

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Student Achievement

Raise student achievement and focus on individual student growth by monitoring progress and challenging students to excel beyond their limits.

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Classroom Instruction

Transform classroom teaching and learning by utilizing innovative technologies, embedding literacy strategies as well as focusing on college and career readiness skills.