Our Philosophy and Mission

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Since 1980, The Gregory School has offered a challenging curriculum, small classes, accomplished and dedicated teachers, a pervasive sense of community, and state-of-the-art facilities, all of which create an environment where students mature both intellectually and personally. The philosophy and mission, the foundations for all that goes on at The Gregory School, give insight to why The Gregory School experience is unparalleled in Tucson.

We set the bar high for our faculty

The faculty is the cornerstone of any school. At The Gregory School, we are proud of the proven experience and academic credentials of our teachers, most of whom hold advanced degrees in the fields in which they teach. There is another essential quality we seek when hiring, however. Because our teachers work closely with students inside the classroom and with athletics and other extracurricular activities, our faculty also must have a genuine interest in young people and a strong commitment to helping them succeed in school and in life.

Our teacher-to-student ratio of 1:9 assures that students know their teachers personally and have ready access to them both for individual help and for enrichment opportunities.

We value a sense of community and benefit from the diversity of that community

At The Gregory School, we strive to make sure that students, parents and faculty know one another, support each other in their successes, and work together to create a nurturing, supportive community. The diversity of our students, who come from a variety of ethnic, socioeconomic, religious and educational backgrounds, enriches the educational opportunities for all of our students and is critical to the health of The Gregory School. 

Our mission

The Gregory School, as a diverse learning community, challenges and supports students to achieve excellence in character, scholarship, leadership, and innovation and prepares them to make a positive impact in the world through pursuing their passions, appreciating and creating beauty, and solving problems.

Character
The Gregory School honors the development of student character built on personal integrity, compassion, and respect. We promote the dignity, self-worth, and potential of each individual within a supportive, connected, and caring community which embraces a diversity of students, families, faculty, administrators, staff, trustees, and others.
Scholarship
The Gregory School learning community is committed to educating the whole child intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially, artistically, and ethically. Our students' disciplined scholarship is instilled and developed in a learning environment which values the rigors and joys of learning. This scholarship is grounded in intellectual curiosity, critical and creative thinking, and effective communication.
Leadership
Leadership at The Gregory School affirms the civic responsibility of students and encourages using skillful facilitation and collaboration to positively influence the action of others. We recognize our school's public purpose to use our resources to serve our own students and others in our region and beyond.
Innovation
At The Gregory School, we cultivate a mindset of innovation founded upon open-minded inquiry, divergent thinking, and purposeful action. As innovators, our students develop the creativity, ingenuity, inventiveness, and originality of thought to tackle and resolve the challenges facing our world.

Teachers

Our teacher-to-student ratio of 1:9 assures that students know their teachers personally and have ready access to them both for individual help and for enrichment opportunities.

Community

At The Gregory School, we strive to make sure that students, parents and faculty know one another, support each other in their successes, and work together to create a nurturing, supportive community.

Mission & philosophy

The philosophy and mission that are the foundations for all that goes on at The Gregory School give insight to why The Gregory School experience is unparalleled in Tucson.

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3231 N. Craycroft Road • Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: (520) 327-6395
Fax: (520) 327-8276

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