About Us

Founded in 2007, Inquiry by Design partners with school districts across the country to provide smart, engaging, and rigorous curriculum materials along with dynamic, highly relevant professional development. Our offerings are based on the proven premise: the best learning happens in directed collaboration. No one – not students or teachers – get smart in isolation.

Our Clients

Inquiry By Design units and courses have been used in schools across the country, including:


Alameda Unified School District, Alameda, CA

  • Alameda Science and Technology Institute
  • Alameda High School
  • Island High School
  • Encinal High School
  • Lincoln Middle School
  • Wood Middle School
  • The Academy of Alameda
  • Bay Farm Elementary School
  • Edison Elementary School
  • Franklin Elementary School
  • Henry Haight Elementary School
  • Lum Elementary School
  • Otis Elementary School
  • Paden Elementary School
  • Ruby Bridges Elementary School
  • Maya Lin Elementary School


Columbine Elementary School, Boulder, CO

Thompson School District, Loveland, CO

  • Berthoud Elementary School
  • B.F. Kitchen Elementary School
  • Big Thompson Elementary School
  • Carrie Martin Elementary School
  • Centennial Elementary School
  • Cottonwood Plains Elementary School
  • Coyote Ridge Elementary School
  • Garfield Elementary School
  • Ivy Stockwell Elementary School
  • Laurene Edmondson Elementary School
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • Mary Blair Elementary School
  • Monroe Elementary School
  • Namaqua Elementary School
  • Ponderosa Elementary School
  • Sarah Milner Elementary School
  • Stansberry Elementary School
  • Truscott Elementary School
  • Van Buren Elementary School
  • Winona Elementary School

Two Roads High School, Jefferson County, CO

New York

Baccalaureate School for Global Education, Queens, NY

Half Hollow Hills School District, Dix Hills, NY

  • High School East
  • High School West
  • Candlewood Middle School
  • West Hollow Middle School
  • Chestnut Hill Elementary School
  • Forest Park Elementary School
  • Otsego Elementary School
  • Paumanok Elementary School
  • Signal Hill Elementary School
  • Sunquam Elementary School
  • Vanderbilt Elementary School

New Heights Academy Charter School, NY, NY

North Carolina

R.J. Reynolds Arts Magnet High School, Winston-Salem, NC


Oregon City Schools, Oregon, OH

  • Clay High School


Joan Austin Elementary School, Newberg, OR

Multisensory Learning Academy, Fairview, OR

North Clackamas School District, North Clackamas, OR

  • Alder Creek Middle School
  • Happy Valley Middle School
  • Rock Creek Middle School
  • Rowe Middle School


Austin Independent School District, Austin, TX

  • Anderson High School

John O. Ensor Middle School, El Paso, TX

Houston Independent School District, Houston, TX

Lewisville Independent School District, Lewisville, TX

  • Arbor Creek Middle School
  • Briarhill Middle School
  • Creek Valley Middle School
  • Delay Middle School
  • Durham Middle School
  • Downing Middle School
  • Forestwood Middle School
  • Griffin Middle School
  • Hedrick Middle School
  • Huffines Middle School
  • Killian Middle School
  • Lakeview Middle School
  • Lamar Middle School
  • McKamy Middle School
  • Shadow Ridge Middle School

Plano Independent School District, Plano, TX

  • Clark High School
  • Jasper High School
  • McMillen High School
  • Shepton High School
  • Vines High School
  • Williams High School
  • Plano East High School
  • Plano High School
  • Plano West High School

Ysleta Independent School District, El Paso, TX

  • Ysleta Middle School
  • Ranchland Hills Middle School
  • Hacienda Heights Elementary School
  • Ramona Elementary School


Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA

  • Birney Elementary School
  • Franklin Elementary School
  • Lister Elementary School
  • Manitou Elementary School
  • Mann Elementary School
  • McCarver Elementary School
  • Reed Elementary School
  • Roosevelt Elementary School
  • Sheridan Elementary School

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