About Us

Our Vision

The vision of Adaire School is to provide a safe, diverse learning experience for all students, helping them live productive, joyful, and literate lives. Students will build trusting relationships in a culture of social responsibility.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the opportunity for every child to be successful academically, emotionally and socially.

Adaire has a growing number of partnerships with public and private organizations in order to enhance every child’s experience at school. Some partners include Trust Public Lands, Gear Up, Public Citizens for Chilren and Youth, Comcast, Parent to Child – Artist in Residence, Portside Art Center, By My Side, Families and School Together, and dozens of local small businesses who host monthly fundraising events.

We are proud of our many accomplishments and opportunities:

  • Small class sizes
  • Excellent learning support for alternative learners
  • 93.4% Student attendance
  • IT/Computer Science Teacher
  • Music and String Teachers
  • Aquaponics Grow System
  • Individual classroom grow gardens
  • Technology in every classroom
  • Bike to School
  • Carnegie Math Specialist
  • Coded by Kids
  • Eat.Right.Now
  • Farm Stands
  • Girls Inc.
  • Guitar, Chorus & Violin
  • Junior Achievement
  • Kindergarten Lego Club
  • KYL Chi Dance
  • Portside Arts
  • Playworks
  • Stitch by Stitch Textile Club
  • Soccer Shots
  • Ventri Cooking Lab
  • Walnut Street Theater Drama Club

We offer a Liberal Arts Education including the following:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Computer Science Lab and Classes
  • Chromebook Carts for Technology Integration
  • ART: “Every Child is an Artist”
  • Class Trips
  • Music Programs
  • Intramural Sports Program
  • After School Tutoring
  • Chess Club
  • Girl Scouts
  • School Library
  • Media Cy-brary
  • Physical Science Lab
  • Mindfulness Minute
  • Physical Education
  • Parent Engagement
  • Children’s Literacy Initiative Site
  • Student Teachers (Temple & Penn State) placed in almost every grade level
  • Behavioral Health Sciences
  • Art Therapy
  • Nutrition Education
  • Makers Space
  • Mazzoni Center Education Program
  • Middle School Art Club
  • Rock to the Future
  • Rock School of Dance
  • RSVP Tutoring