At St. Luke's, rigorous academics are embedded in a curriculum that not only challenges students to stretch and reach intellectually but also encourages study with heart and purpose.

A Community of Lifelong Learners

To inspire a deep, life-long love of learning that is central to St. Luke's mission, and to develop resilient, globally-minded, socially responsible citizens, our curriculum, ethos, and environment are designed to foster the following “thinking” dispositions, also known as St. Luke's Community Goals for Learning:

List of 5 items.

  • Curiosity

    Curiosity: Wondering at our world, asking questions about it, exploring it.
  • Integrity

    Integrity: Living a life of honor, characterized by trustworthiness and moral and ethical strength.
  • Open-Mindedness

    Open-Mindedness: Being willing to consider and try new ideas, generating alternative options and explanations, and looking beyond the given and expected.
  • Reflection

    Reflection: Thinking about one’s thinking, actively monitoring, regulating, evaluating, and directing one’s thinking.
  • Truth & Understanding

    Truth & Understanding: Examining closely, looking for connections, exploring applications and consequences, pulling ideas apart, contrasting concepts, and building explanations.

Areas of Study

St. Luke’s School is a secular (non-religious), private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5 through 12 serving over 35 towns in Connecticut and New York. Our exceptional academics and diverse co-educational community foster students’ intellectual and ethical development and prepare them for top colleges. St. Luke’s Center for Leadership builds the commitment to serve and the confidence to lead.