Mission and Philosophy

Mission Statement

Free Union Country School's purpose is to nurture in each child a love of learning within a community that respects childhood, models kindness, and encourages curiosity.

Core School Beliefs:

We accomplish the school purpose by:

So that our students are:

Free Union Country School admits children between the ages of three and eleven who can benefit from a child-centered, multi-disciplinary academic school curriculum, offered without discrimination by race, religion, ethnic background, gender, or sexual orientation.


Free Union Country School, an independent preschool and elementary school, seeks to create a learning environment that stimulates children's inherent desire to learn about themselves and their world. The school views a strong working relationship among parents, teachers, and students as basic to the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of students. Teachers use a richly textured curriculum to create a variety of opportunities for active learning with the primary goals of stimulating critical thinking and increasing academic competence.