Mission Statement

Dedicated to igniting the potential of each child, Lamplighter engages children in the joy of learning through intellectual discovery in a creative, inclusive, and collaborative environment.


Lamplighter Core Commitments

Lamplighter promotes academic excellence through an innovative curriculum and teaching that cultivates the potential in each child in an ever-changing world.

Lamplighter actively engages young children in the joy of learning, teaching them to be tomorrow’s problem solvers and laying the foundation for lifelong learning. 

Lamplighter develops character, confidence, and collaborative skills through social and emotional curriculum. 

Lamplighter embraces diversity in all its facets, striving to be a genuinely inclusive community, respectful of social and cultural differences and seeking broader understanding of the world. 

Lamplighter encourages curiosity and creativity through hands-on learning, prizing and preserving the discovery and wonder of childhood.


Statement of Inclusion

Definition: In support of The Lamplighter School’s mission to encourage all children to reach their potential, we commit to sustaining and growing an intentionally inclusive community where all members are treated with dignity and respect.

Purpose: In line with our core commitment to develop character, confidence and collaborative skills, we understand the practice of inclusivity to be an essential responsibility. Understanding and respecting differences inspires compassion and empathy, and fosters intellectual curiosity and creativity.  

Action: Inspiring students to seek a broader understanding of the world, we celebrate the many positive experiences and viewpoints that diversity, in all its forms, brings to our school community. The School’s commitment to inclusivity is reflected in our curriculum, collections, programming and services, manner of instruction, and in the physical and virtual spaces we provide. Members of our community are charged with the responsibility to act with integrity, empathy, honesty, and compassion, ensuring that all constituents feel welcomed, accepted, respected and valued.