Mission and Values

Through intellectual challenge in a responsive environment, Kirby empowers students to shape their futures with confidence. Our students learn to think critically, develop their creativity, and engage diverse communities with thoughtfulness and respect. 

To achieve our mission, we provide a world-class education that offers and inspires the following. Schedule a visit and see how we do it!
6th grade students welding in STEAM class

Academic challenge across all
disciplines and grade levels

Inspiring faculty who cultivate and model lifelong curiosity

Small class sizes enable teachers to be responsive to every learner

Student at assembly smiling

A culture that cultivates each individual's capacity for self-direction and voice

A wide variety of arts, electives and experiences to enhance creative thinking and adaptability in support of a growth mindset

Collaboration among parents, faculty and students is fundamental to student success

Two students in cap and gown walk down aisle at graduation

A culturally responsive community that recognizes, explores and embraces our differences

Encouraging and facilitating healthy, balanced lives to help students increase their learning capacity and happiness 

Student confidence is supported by our close-knit culture of kindness and mutual respect