Mission & Philosophy
This is the mission of St. Johnsbury Academy, a diverse, comprehensive, and independent educational community grounded by our traditions, our deep optimism regarding young people, and our commitment to academic excellence:
To teach good character by modeling and fostering compassion, respect, responsibility, and integrity.
To foster a love for learning by challenging individuals to pursue knowledge, creativity, and intellectual self-reliance.
To encourage each individual to understand his or her relationships, rights, and responsibilities within a community that is itself part of the larger world.