he Linsly college prep classes are based on the principles of a "smart and good
" school. The curriculum, offered from 5th to 12th grade, provides a rigorous yet innovative marriage of college preparatory courses and character traits through which students grow intellectually and socially. It is the expectation that all Linsly students value and demonstrate the character traits as outlined and defined below:Integrity
: Honesty; trustworthiness; personal reliability. Respect
: Personal honor; empathy; kindness to others. Responsibility
: Dependability; values-driven. Perseverance
: Relentless in the face of challenge; willingness to grow from failures. Courage
: Grit; confident in one's abilities. Citizenship
: Qualities expected as a responsible member of a community.
Likewise, it is the expectation that all Linsly students strive for excellence in seven academic performances which are addressed by each department within every college preparatory course in the school:
- Communication - The ability to express oneself clearly, concisely, and effectively in academic settings
- Collaboration - The ability to work with others effectively
- Critical Thinking - The ability to identify patterns, think creatively, and solve problems using reasoning and logic
- Technological Literacy - The ability to find, evaluate, and use information effectively and efficiently
- Creativity - The ability to see things from a different perspective, to be innovative, and to come up with new ideas
- Inquiry - The ability to ask questions, to be inquisitive, and to want to learn more
- Leadership - The ability to take initiative, be a positive role model, and motivate others
This unique combination of character performance and college preparatory courses sets the foundation for a Linsly graduate to prepare to lead and succeed in college and beyond.
The Linsly faculty is passionate about teaching academic excellence and is committed to helping students reach their full potential. They provide a supportive environment where students feel comfortable taking risks and challenging themselves.
If you are looking for an academic challenge and want to be prepared for college, a college prep school is the right choice for you. Contact us today to learn more about The Linsly School and how we can help you achieve academic excellence.