Mission and Core Values


The mission of University School is to challenge gifted students with a dynamic curriculum in a nurturing academic environment.

Core Values

At University School we value:

  • The pursuit of excellence in scholarship, leadership, and citizenship.
  • The development of critical thinking, problem solving, and responsibility.
  • An environment that engages and empowers students to explore ideas prompting discovery and stimulating creativity.
  • A culture where faculty actively model the philosophy and benefits of life-long learning.
  • A community of acceptance that understands and celebrates diversity and shares cross-cultural values.