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:
- Critical Thinking
- Technological Literacy
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.