“We believe that knowledge is a tool, and that true wisdom lies in its use. We value the creative, the imaginative, the curious, and the skeptical mind. We value awareness. We believe that development of inner resources leads to private composure and public accomplishment.
“As products of and participants in Western Christian civilization, we believe that understanding of the great persons, events, and ideas of our culture is a proper basis for viewing the world and the universe. As much as possible, we will give the student knowledge and understanding of the other cultures which are increasingly a part of our world.
“We believe healthy development of the body in individual performance and in competition to be essential to the whole individual.
“We believe that the human being is unique in its capability for reasons and in its dedication to intangibles. We believe that Graland can exert great influence in the development of these characteristics within the student.
“Finally, we believe that no profession is more exacting than ours, but that no other profession can offer us such great fun.”
Graland Country Day School is a private school in Denver, Colorado, serving students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. Founded in Denver in 1924, Graland incorporates a rich, experiential learning approach in a traditional classroom setting, emphasizing the development of globally and socially conscious leaders who excel academically.