The Knox School 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.


Our Core Values



Integrity

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

Courage

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

Scholarship

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

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.

Kindness

Acting with consideration, compassion, and empathy for others.