Mission Statement

Lee Academy Mission Lee Academy, an independent preparatory school founded in 1845, is a culturally diverse, supportive educational community that offers both a secondary and post-graduate curriculum. Lee Academy fosters individual excellence and personal growth through the acquisition of life skills, career preparation and academic knowledge. Working together, we promote kinship, respect, achievement of individual goals and mutual success throughout the school community. LA fosters individualized academic excellence, the development of creative expression, the over-all well-being of every student and the provision of lifelong connections in a global society.

Lee Academy Vision Statement Lee Academy is to be the Maine school of choice for today’s students who understand that work brings rewards, and who aspire to the acquisition of skills needed for them to achieve long-term success in the field of their choice and to become valuable citizens adding positive impact to their respective communities.

Lee Academy Values We honor Lee Academy trustees, directors, administrators, faculty, staff and students who strive for excellence, foster creativity and innovation, who embrace teamwork in the classroom and workplace, and who uphold an organization-wide commitment to living our mission and vision. Understanding that we are all both teachers and learners, we embrace these essential values: Passion – We demonstrate a passion for excellence in teaching and learning both in the classroom and in the communities we serve. Integrity – We commit to the highest standards of behavior, doing the correct thing for the right ethical reasons. Respect – We respect the dignity, worth and rights of all others, and will present ourselves with courtesy and civility in all our deliberations and actions. Accountability – We take personal responsibility for our actions and decisions, and follow prescribed procedures for accountability in our assigned task areas. Teamwork – We celebrate a dedicated, flexible and empowered workforce and student body that communicates openly and effectively, engages in solving challenges, celebrates success, works individually and collectively to build a strong team, and actively seeks opportunities for personal and collective growth.

Approved by Vote of the Board of Trustees – June 2015
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