Mission & Philosophy
Philosophy & Goals | Strategic Plan Summary 2011-2012
Elgin Academy is a preschool-12th grade, independent, college-preparatory, coeducational day school committed to academic excellence and developing the full potential of each student. Through a proactive partnership among faculty, parents, and students in a nurturing, dynamic, challenging, and diverse community, the Academy creates an environment where students acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become intellectually engaged and confident about their places in the world.
Elgin Academy does not discriminate on the basis of handicap, race, creed, color, or sex in the administration of its educational policies, admissions, scholarships, loans and other school programs. It affords all students the rights, privileges, and social, academic, and athletic opportunities that are generally made available to students at the Academy.