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Mission & Values

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Mission

 

Beacon Academy offers an innovative and challenging education based on Montessori principles that places a priority on experiential learning, entrepreneurial thinking, and in-depth interdisciplinary studies. Beacon students will master the skills, knowledge, and habits of mind necessary to meaningfully contribute to a complex and diverse world with compassion and confidence.

Values

  • Inclusion

    We strive for a student body that is diverse and inclusive, respectful of all members of its immediate and global communities, empathetic and eager to be socially responsible.

  • Innovation

    The Beacon Academy academic program is designed to be challenging, rigorous, engaging and creative. Students are expected to go beyond comprehension, to think out of the box and to incorporate learning from multiple disciplines and sources of information and inspiration.

  • Independence

    Students at Beacon Academy are encouraged to think and act independently, to be active architects of their own education, to push the boundaries of conventional wisdom, and to do so respectfully and responsibly.

  • Interdependence

    At Beacon Academy students are expected to reach outside of the traditional classroom to connect with experts in the community and to collaborate with students, teachers and researchers across the globe. It is a community school in the strongest sense, with partnerships across the educational spectrum.