Mission & Vision

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, opportunities and partnerships, including:
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
Farm Stands
Girls Inc.
Guitar, Chorus & Violin
Junior Achievement
Portside Arts
Stitch by Stitch Textile Club
Soccer Shots
Ventri Cooking Lab
Walnut Street Theater Drama Club

We offer a Liberal Arts Education including the following:
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
Mazzoni Center Education Program
Middle School Art Club
Rock to the Future
Rock School of Dance
RSVP Tutoring