Welcome to StudiesLab: Innovating Education for Gifted Minds


About StudiesLab

At StudiesLab, we believe in fostering the brilliance and potential of gifted young minds. Our boutique school caters to students in grades 8-12 who seek a distinctive and dynamic educational experience. Designed to break the mold of traditional education, StudiesLab offers a blend of rigorous academics and flexible scheduling, allowing students to thrive both intellectually and personally.

Our Philosophy

StudiesLab is rooted in the belief that education should be intentional, engaging, and tailored to individual interests. We offer a curriculum that not only meets state standards but also encourages students to delve deeply into subjects they are passionate about. Our goal is to prepare students for their future academic and career endeavors while nurturing their unique talents and abilities.

Why Choose StudiesLab?

  • Customized Learning Experience: We understand that each student is unique. Our curriculum is designed to adapt to individual learning styles and interests, allowing students to explore areas they are passionate about.
  • Flexible Scheduling: Our virtual classroom model provides the flexibility for students to learn from anywhere in the United States. We work with families to create a schedule that fits their needs, ensuring a balanced and fulfilling life.
  • Rigorous Academics: While we emphasize flexibility, our academic standards remain high. Students engage in challenging coursework that prepares them for college and beyond.
  • Supportive Community: At StudiesLab, students are part of a vibrant, supportive community of like-minded peers and dedicated educators who are committed to their success.

Curriculum Overview

Our curriculum covers all essential subjects required by state standards, including:

  • Mathematics: From Algebra to Calculus, we offer a comprehensive math curriculum tailored to each student’s level and pace.
  • Science: Our science courses include Life Science, Biology, Astronomy, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics, and more, with opportunities for hands-on projects and research.
  • Humanities: Engaging courses in Literature, History, and Social Studies encourage critical thinking and cultural awareness.
  • Arts and Electives: We offer a variety of electives, including Fine Arts, Music, and Technology, allowing students to explore and develop their creative talents.

Deep Dives and Special Projects

One of the unique aspects of StudiesLab is our emphasis on deep dives and special projects. Students have the opportunity to:

  • Pursue Independent Research: Guided by our expert educators, students can undertake independent research projects in their areas of interest.
  • Engage in Collaborative Learning: Our virtual platform allows for collaborative projects and discussions with peers from across the country.
  • Explore Career Interests: We offer mentorship and guidance for students interested in specific careers or fields of study, helping them prepare for their future.
  • AP Examinations Available: Students can earn college credits through the College Board’s Advanced Placement tests in several areas, as well as through partnerships with local participating colleges and community colleges that offer dual programs for aspiring students.

Join StudiesLab

Are you ready to embark on an educational journey that goes beyond the ordinary? Join StudiesLab and discover a world of possibilities.

Contact Us

For more information or to enroll, please contact us at:

  • Email: sam@samharrelson.com
  • Phone: 803-463-9039
  • Address: Virtual Campus, Serving Students Nationwide

StudiesLab: Where Gifted Minds Thrive