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Mission and Identity

Westerly School will ensure that we communicate and
live our mission, educational philosophy,
and core values.


  • To meet the needs of the whole child and develop their full and unique potential
  • To communicate our institutional identity and practices to both internal and external stakeholders
  • To more effectively recruit and retain mission appropriate families and highly qualified faculty/staff
  • To provide a consistent, cohesive and challenging educational program
  • To affirm that creative expression is essential to whole child education
  • To ensure the Westerly community acts as ambassadors for the unique mission of our school 

Action Steps: 

  • Explore and implement best practices for inquiry-based learning and whole child education
  • Communicate frequently and intentionally how Westerly School lives its mission, core values and educational philosophy
  • Connect all initiatives, events, and programs to Westerly’s mission and core values