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Guiding Principles


The mission of our school is dedicated to the growth of each student in a supportive environment that challenges the intellect, develops the body, and fosters moral values.


Millwood School produces accomplished, well-rounded, and resourceful graduates, who measure up to their potential, lead principled lives, and strive to make the world a better place.


Millwood believes that each child is unique and that no two children learn in exactly the same way.
              2nd Grade students rejoice at a Monday Morning Meeting.


  • A sustained commitment to academic excellence
  • Small classes and instruction tailored to the needs of each child
  • Great teaching
  • A richly textured curriculum that includes foreign languages, technology, art, music
  • Building a genuine sense of community among Millwood parents, students, and faculty
  • Encouraging the exploratory spirit that leads to successful creativity and a lifelong love of learning
  • Preparing students to speak confidently in front of groups
  • Open and responsive communication with families
  • Frequent opportunities for students to develop leadership skills
  • Our sports teams are available to every eligible student who wishes to join and students benefit from the personal growth that comes from healthy athletic endeavors.
  • Providing dedicated faculty, staff, administrators, and trustees
  • The Millwood Big Ten is the code we use to practice values every day, thus shaping people of character by upholding high standards of honesty, integrity, and mutual respect.
  • Admitting and serving students of any race, religion, and national origin
  • Providing a healthy environment while promoting environmental sustainability education and practices


  1. Striving for excellence in scholarship, leadership, and sportsmanship.
       Kindergarten students focus in on true discovery!
  2. Taking pride in my personal appearance and following the dress code.
  3. Striving for acceptable, healthful, and positive behaviors.
  4. Listening while others speak.
  5. Taking pride in Millwood School.
  6. Sharing.
  7. Doing my best to bring honor to Millwood School.
  8. Always showing respect for people and property.
  9. Being responsible.
  10. Using good manners, being kind and courteous and considerate of other

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