Mission Statement

St. Elizabeth’s is an intentionally inclusive Episcopal School with a commitment to excellence that inspires learning and transforms lives.

In order to fulfill this mission, St. Elizabeth’s School:

ASSEMBLES a well-balanced student body with a mix of children that reflects the socioeconomic diversity of the Denver community – an intentional, inclusive approach distinctive among independent schools.

NURTURES the whole person – body, mind, and spirit – toward a larger purpose, toward meaning and commitment beyond ourselves, grounded in the inclusive faith and practices of the Episcopal Church, that honors the wisdom of other religious and humanistic traditions.

OFFERS a challenging and broad academic program that encourages a love of learning and prepares its graduates for success in secondary school and beyond.

FIELDS an exemplary faculty and staff, dedicated educators who respect the dignity of each child and serve as healthy role models for our children.

SUSTAINS rich programs in the arts that expand cultural awareness, enhance traditional academics, and inspire creativity.

PROVIDES successful pedagogical strategies for students of differing gifts, abilities, and learning styles.

BUILDS a family-like community of strong moral character, where children become compassionate, respectful, accepting, confident individuals who achieve a deeper sense of self in and through each other’s presence.

ENCOURAGES healthy living, good nutritional choices, regular physical exercise, and team activities.

CHAMPIONS the ideal that our children must be educated to serve their community and provides opportunities to engage in meaningful service.

FOSTERS a caring learning and social environment that is protective and safe.

EXPECTS active parental involvement that helps to build a strong school community.