At Germantown Academy, we welcome students, faculty, and
staff from all ethnic, cultural, racial, religious, and socioeconomic groups,
and of all sexual orientations who respect the values set forth in our school's
general mission statement and in this diversity statement of purpose and
practice. We honor our school's diversity by respecting the various customs and
traditions of all members of our community.
We recognize that each person's identity is complex and, within a safe environment, we cultivate an understanding and appreciation of self, others, and the world around us.
We are committed to self-evaluation and to the ongoing, often difficult, conversation that promotes individual and community growth. We value purposeful dialogue about both our striking and subtle differences and our commonalities.
To prepare our students for positive participation in a global society, we attune students to the complexity and importance of intercultural communication and promote respect for a diversity of thought and opinion. We recognize that each person's identity is complex and, within a safe environment, we cultivate an understanding and appreciation of self, others,