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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:

Character: teach good character by modeling and fostering compassion, respect, responsibility, and integrity.



Inquiry: foster a love for learning by challenging individuals to pursue knowledge, creativity, and intellectual self-reliance.



Community: encourage each individual to understand his or her relationships, rights, and responsibilities within a community that is itself part of the larger world.


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