"At Whatcom Day Academy, our mission is to offer a high quality, challenging academic program that inspires students to realize their full intellectual and personal potential, and to develop as self-confident learners, competent and critical thinkers, and respectful, responsible citizens.
In order to accomplish our mission, Whatcom Day Academy gives every student:
The challenge to think creatively and to take intellectual risks.
Professional, compassionate and dedicated teachers.
Small classes that promote personal engagement with the curriculum.
A learning experience that honors, cultivates and inspires each child's intrinsic curiosity, interest, and capacity to learn.
Recognition that children learn in different styles and at different paces.
A physically, socially and emotionally safe learning setting.
High moral and ethical standards.
A respectful, nonsectarian environment that welcomes diversity.
A community that celebrates learning as an exciting and life-long adventure.
Excerpted from the preschool's website