Horace Mann seeks to educate and nurture its students and to help them fulfill their potential.
To attain this goal, the School provides a challenging and rigorous set of academic and extracurricular programs within a caring and supportive environment.
Students are encouraged to test and learn about themselves, to develop a concern for others and to grow intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally.
The School seeks to foster a capacity in each individual for clear and creative thought.
The School encourages students to understand that learning is a lifelong endeavor that is valuable in itself.
Horace Mann seeks a diverse student body and fosters a respect for individual and cultural differences.
Each student is encouraged to strive for self-esteem and confidence and to be respectful of others.
In addition, students learn that they must be responsible for their actions and for the decisions that they make.
In its role as a college preparatory school, Horace Mann emphasizes the Liberal Arts and prepares its students for leadership in a variety of fields and endeavors.
To accomplish this task, the School offers programs and activities that encourage excellence.
The School also maintains an outstanding faculty that represents both high scholarship and a deep concern for the total development of the individual.

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Grades Offered
Grades 2-12

Student Body

Total Students
1,330 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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