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Philosophy

The initial school years are crucial to a child's educational attitudes and future success in learning. Our teachers are committed to providing a nurturing environment and fostering high self-esteem and confidence. Students are encouraged to see themselves as part of a learning community that emphasizes collaboration, critical thinking and performance. Student success at Union Street is based on academic growth, a well-developed sense of self worth, and a willingness to accept challenge.

At Union Street Charter we believe in the unique value of each student, family, and teacher - both as individuals and as members of the school community. We work together to create an environment that minimizes the pressures of popular culture and the use of academic competition as motivation. Our ultimate aim is to turn a child's natural curiosity and desire to explore into a lifelong love of learning. We value the trust that families place in us as we guide students toward a deeper understanding of themselves and the world around them.