Our Values

What we teach and how we teach are reflections of the ideals upon which Westtown was founded. At the heart of our curriculum, our interactions with one another, and our community life are the values and practices of the Religious Society of Friends - the Quakers. What does this mean at our school?

            • that each voice is valued and encouraged
            • that we have a profound respect for diversity
            • we have a dedication to peace and justice in community and in the world
            • we maintain a special focus on service, stewardship, and social responsibility
            • Our values make us who we are.

Statement of Inclusivity and Non-Discrimination

Guided by the Quaker belief that there is that of God in all persons, Westtown School is a community of learners who value, and are themselves strengthened by, the rich diversity of its members. As a school, we seek to prepare students for living and leading in a diverse and complex world. As a community, we aspire to inclusivity and respect. In accordance with our Quaker heritage and identity, we welcome qualified students, faculty, staff, and trustees of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, family structure including marital or parental status, and socioeconomic status. Westtown School does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of these characteristics in any of its policies, procedures, or practices relating to admission, access to activities or programs, hiring, or other employment-related decisions.

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