Princeton Junior School is dedicated to offering the highest standard of education for children from Preschool through Grade V. The mission of Princeton Junior School is to graduate students with the following:
The school is committed to the following:
Selecting and cultivating the passionate learner
Princeton Junior School attracts and inspires students whose innate curiosity leads them to thrive in a challenging academic environment where risktaking and self-knowledge are rewarded. A significant scholarship program allows the school to seek out these passionate learners.
Attracting exceptional faculty dedicated to academic and character development
The school has remarkably hard-working and talented faculty who encourage all children to explore their own exceptional abilities. They provide encouragement, trust, and support so that all children experience the exhilaration of pushing themselves to achieve more than they thought possible. The faculty’s “learn and then share” approach allows children to gain confidence, as well as understand the value of shared knowledge and oral communication. The teachers are committed to sustaining meaningful partnerships among themselves, students and parents.
Creating and nourishing a spirited and varied school community
The school believes in keeping its eyes open to both the communities and physical world beyond the School. This is
demonstrated by the School’s commitment to sustaining a diverse school community through the admissions process, then nourishing this diversity in the school community. Princeton Junior School embraces learning from unique and varied perspectives through encouraging and expecting significant contribution from all. In addition, the children are taught natural and environmental sciences through the School’s innovative Learning through Landscapes curriculum.
Achieving the highest academic standard within a small class size
The school’s philosophy of education teaches children to build on core knowledge, increasing the depth and strength of that knowledge as they mature. The central tenets of the educational program lie in its rigorous curriculum, small class size and attentive faculty, enabling Princeton Junior School to pursue the highest academic standards while respecting and nurturing individual styles of learning.