Bishop Seabury Academy: Mission, Vision & Values
Mission:
Bishop Seabury Academy is an independent, college preparatory school which promotes individual academic growth and character development through an excellent education rooted in moral principles.
 
Vision:
Bishop Seabury Academy will provide a supportive environment in which students are encouraged to explore their potential. Therefore, the Academy will:
- nurture and challenge the intellectual curiosity and creativity of students through a core curriculum dedicated to the humanities, math and science, and foreign language;
- be committed to each individual’s academic growth and spiritual awareness;
- encourage participation in, and appreciation of, the fine arts;
- advocate sportsmanship and support participation in competitive athletic programs;
- promote a sense of responsibility for self and respect for others as members of the community.
 
Values:
An excellent education requires rigorous academics while posing moral and spiritual questions.
Character development occurs in a community that promotes self-respect, respect for others, and the valuing of differences.
Students should be challenged to be intellectually curious, to explore their creativity, and to engage in athletic competition and fine arts, in order to fulfill their potential.
 
 
The Bishop Seabury Academy Culture:
Vision and Values in Practice
 
What will allow a student to explore and achieve his or her potential
 
  1. Knowing that one’s education is a serious matter. 
  2. Challenging each individual student to strive for excellence in all endeavors.
  3. Creating an environment which is emotionally safe.
  4. Creating an environment which promotes excellence in all endeavors.
  5. Treating failures as opportunities for growth rather than as final judgments of worth.
  6. Making parents partners in the educational process.
  7. Providing a challenging core curriculum of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, foreign language and the arts in which all subjects emphasize critical and creative thinking and pose moral and spiritual questions.
  8. Insuring one-on-one contact with teachers through small classes, family style lunches, alter familia groups and a culture of open interaction between students and teachers.
  9. Instilling a culture of honor in which students are expected to be honest and trustworthy at all times.
  10. Requiring students to participate in school activities, so that they discover previously unknown talents and learn life-long skills.