Starr King School’s educational philosophy is rooted in Unitarian Universalist values. We educate in ways that:
Starr King School emphasizes student-centered, holistic learning that cultivates habits for successful ministry and effective religious leadership.
Starr King’s Emergent Educational Model advances Starr King as a school with “permeable walls” and opens the School to enrollment growth by making our programs more flexible, focused on student-centered education. It asks each student to engage in three modes of learning: on-line learning, residential learning, and immersion learning. Learn more about our Educational Design.
In our work we strive to embody what we hope to see in the world — a just, loving humanity and community in which people are free to be themselves fully and without fear; a community where no one is exiled, silenced or exploited because of gender, gender expression, race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual/affectional orientation, age, class, physical character or disability.