Hudson County Schools of Technology/ Explore 2000 believes in a learner centered education constructed around the particular strengths and inclinations of each individual provided in a quality, stimulating educational environment. This Middle School program is a model setting for learning that is consistent with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards utilizing thematic, hands-on, student-centered interdisciplinary activities and accelerated learning based on real-life context. Students’ learning styles are assessed to determine appropriate learning activities. These activities and required academics are integrated into Project Based Learning. Explore 2000 has 52 students of which 42% are eligible for free or reduced lunch.