Mission and Core Values


St. Nicholas School nurtures each individual’s intellectual, social, and spiritual growth in order to develop independence, a love of learning, and a commitment to service.


Episcopal Identity  

An Episcopal school is founded on love, trust, and inclusion. It values reason as a way to true understanding and fosters a concern for the well-being of society.


St. Nicholas fosters a desire for excellence through the development of intrinsic motivation and personal responsibility.


St. Nicholas school reinforces and guides the development of ethical principles and sound moral character.


St. Nicholas nurtures imagination, intellectual curiosity, originality and inventiveness.

Graduation students with flags and cross in procession lineup

60th Anniversary celebrated at the Reflections 2018 Auction, created by ChattMedia. Includes interviews of Barbara Dawkins, Linda Elkins, The Rev. Janice Robbins, Cathy Ross, The Rev. Michael Robinson and Frances Robinson, Mark Fallo, and Zelma Hammel.

Shalin Tejani '94 reflects on his memories as a St. Nicholas student. He is now parent to two St. Nicholas students and one St. Nicholas alum . He also currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. 

St. Nicholas experience in the words of Mandy [McGuire] Bohner '83, alumnus, Art Director, and parent to two St. Nicholas alums.

Alice [Revenig] Clark '98 shares her experience as a St. Nicholas student and she is now a St. Nicholas teacher and Assistant Head of School.

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