The Knox School

  • NY

Address

541 Long Beach Rd.
Saint James
NY

United States

About Us

Mission

To provide the opportunity for capable students to excel within a liberal arts program infused with artistic and athletic pursuits, in preparation for higher education at selective colleges and universities.

 

Purpose

To inspire in each student a love of learning and the desire to continually develop the skills necessary to lead happy, confident, and successful lives in a complex and changing world.

 

Philosophy

To provide a diverse student body with a traditional, structured, and familial atmosphere that fosters academic, intellectual, and character development while celebrating individual strengths and talent.

 

Core ValuesIntegrity: 

      Adhering consistently in word and deed to principles of truth, honesty, trustworthiness, and sincerity.

Kindness: 

      Acting with consideration, compassion, and empathy for others.

Courage: 

      Demonstrating the internal strength to act, venture, or persevere in the face of difficulty.

Respect: 

      Acting with fairness, courtesy, timeliness, and sensitivity to individuals and to the community.

Responsibility: 

      Acting in accordance with what is right even in the absence of authority and being accountable for one's behavior.

Scholarship: 

      Building a foundation of knowledge and skills that allows for development of the intellect through openness of thought and freedom of inquiry.

 

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