Philosophy & Diversity Statements

Philosophy Statement

The Country School is an independent, coeducational, PK-8 school founded in 1934. We offer a challenging, enriching program in a nurturing environment with individual attention and outstanding teachers as our hallmarks. We believe in educating students academically, socially, emotionally, and morally. By fostering excellence, developing strong character, valuing diversity, and instilling a lifelong love of learning, we help develop confident students who strive to do their best always and realize their highest potential.  As a family school serving a range of abilities, The Country School builds fundamental skills and encourages students to be resilient learners and leaders, prepared for an ever-changing world.

Approved by Faculty, June 9, 2015
Approved by the Board of Trustees, September 28, 2015

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

The diversity of our students, families, faculty, trustees, and staff enriches the inclusive and equitable community that is The Country School. We respect all people, recognizing the qualities that make each of us uniquely human, while also embracing our commonalities. The school expects the values of moral courage, empathy, and compassion to guide us all as we strive to foster inclusion, to model flexibility, and to prepare our students for engaged citizenship in a complex and dynamic world.
Approved by the Board of Trustees on May 20, 2019

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The Country School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational, admission, and employment policies, or its financial aid, athletic, and other school administered programs.
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