St. Luke's School [NY]
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_<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif""="">ABOUT ST. LUKE’S SCHOOL<o:p></o:p>

_<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif""="">St. Luke’s School is a coeducationalEpiscopal day school located on a two-acre landmark block in the West Villagethat serves students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 8 and welcomes peopleof all faiths and spiritual practices.

Small by intent and design, St. Luke’s size promotes openness, accessibility,and collaboration. Each of our 274 students is encouraged to become an active,responsible, and contributing member of the school community. Honesty, respect,excellence, compassion, and dignity constitute the school’s communitystandards. 

We believe in the power of reasoned inquiry and open debate in an atmosphere ofintellectual freedom and mutual respect. St. Luke's School has a long historyof preparing its students for the rigors of high school. <a href="http://www.stlukeschool.org/page.cfm?p=630" target="_self">Graduatesattend outstandingindependent day and boarding schools, as well as specialized public schools<o:p></o:p>

_<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif""="">DIVERSITY PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES<o:p></o:p>

_<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" new="" roman";color:#464646"="">We believe that it isessential for students to learn how to live and learn well within communitiesof diverse age, gender, sexual orientation, ability, race, religion,socioeconomic status, and ethnicity. We are called to help children celebratetheir common humanity, embrace the beauty inherent in human variety, anddevelop a greater understanding of our differences and similarities. <o:p></o:p>

_<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" new="" roman";color:#464646"="">To this end:<o:p></o:p>

<ul type="disc"> _<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" new="" roman""="">We actively seek students, families, faculty and staff from a wide variety of backgrounds and faiths.<o:p></o:p><ul type="disc"> _<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" new="" roman""="">15% of gross tuition revenue is allocated to financial aid, which is based on demonstrated financial need. Financial aid is granted beginning in Junior Kindergarten.<o:p></o:p><ul type="disc"> _<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" new="" roman""="">The curriculum presents multiple perspectives and exposes students to varied cultural and historical experiences across time and place.<o:p></o:p><ul type="disc"> _<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" new="" roman""="">Teachers help children learn to engage in respectful dialogue with one another and to resolve conflicts constructively.<o:p></o:p><ul type="disc"> _<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" new="" roman""="">We strive to deepen an understanding of one another’s similarities and differences, and we honor the gifts and perspectives that each person brings to our community.<o:p></o:p><ul type="disc"> _<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" new="" roman""="">Students actively participate in issues of equity and justice. <o:p></o:p><ul type="disc"> _<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" new="" roman""="">The Faculty Diversity Committee ensures that the faculty delves into topics related to multicultural education in a diverse society. Recent topics have included gender studies, learning styles, identity formation, race, gay and lesbian families, and cross-cultural adoption.<o:p></o:p><ul type="disc"> _<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif";="" mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" new="" roman""="">The Diversity Committee of the Parents Association provides programs and forums that deepen our understanding and compassion towards one another, fosters the growth of a more richly diverse school community, and celebrates the many cultures and peoples that make our school and city special. <o:p></o:p>_<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:" arial","sans-serif""=""> 

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COMPANY INFORMATION
Organization Name: St. Luke's School [NY]
Address 1: 487 Hudson Street
Address 2:
City, State, Zip: New York, New York  10014
 
Type: Private
Number of Students: 274
Lowest Grade:
Highest Grade: 8
 
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