Mission & Commitments

Charles Wright Academy’s Mission Statement

Charles Wright Academy provides a rigorous liberal arts program guided by an ethos of excellence and compassion. Within a diverse learning community, we foster self-reliance, integrity, social responsibility, and humor, empowering our students to achieve their personal best in mind, body, and spirit. – Adopted by the Board of Trustees, December 2006

Charles Wright Academy’s Faculty Commitments to Students

The Charles Wright commitment to you, the student, is to:
1. Stimulate your intellectual curiosity and develop your critical thinking, preparing you for success in college and for learning throughout life;
2. Open your eyes to the world so that you grow to be a responsible, generous, and compassionate global citizen;
3. Nurture in you the values of hard work, accountability, resilience, perseverance, and self-management;
4. Encourage you to discover your talents so that art, music, and creative expression become a part of who you are;
5. Motivate you to be your competitive best while developing teamwork, leadership, and healthy habits for a lifetime of fitness;
6. Teach you the value of integrity so that it guides you in your relationships with others and yourself;
7. Develop in you a discerning and generous respect for others’ work and the gracious acceptance of others’ assessments of your own;
8. Provide you opportunities to discover the beauty and wonder of nature;
9. Inspire you to build strong interpersonal relationships that adapt and grow stronger as you experience life’s difficulties;
10. Laugh with you often and encourage you to use humor to make learning and life joyous; and
11. Deepen your awareness of spirituality as you pursue your life’s meaning, purpose, and direction.