Maharishi School acknowledges and upholds the traditional
values of education in the United States, while using uniquely effective teaching methods to integrate
them with the Maharishi Vedic Science program. This is known as Consciousness-Based education.
At each level — Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School — the academic
curriculum is modeled after the most respected college
preparatory schools in the nation, and includes the study
of mathematics, science, language arts and literature,
social studies, physical education, art, drama, and music.
Evaluation and refinement of the educational programs
are emphasized in the development of academic excellence
at Maharishi School. Institutional research is of major
importance in curriculum development and evaluation.
Faculty incorporate current knowledge and teaching methodologies
through study, consultations with experts in elementary
and secondary education, and curriculum comparisons with
The academic year is made up of four quarters of nine
weeks each. In the Upper School each academic course
is completed in two or three quarters.