Core values at Merrick Prep

Merrick Preparatory School inspires students to reach beyond their grasp. Naturally curious, we engage students to be inquisitive. We instill courage to face adversity, compassion to be globally minded and a sense of responsibility to be community oriented. Actively acquiring excellent academic and English language skills, our graduates are courageous, compassionate, global citizens ready to enter world ranked English-speaking universities.

Our students are always reminded of our three core values and live by them when the graduated from Merrick Prep:

COURAGE
Through challenge, adversity and in overcoming, our students develop self-confidence, resilience and independence; and from this the courage to venture into the unknown.
 
COMPASSION
Through diversity, understanding of difference, humility and empathy, our students develop a deep sense of compassion.
 
COMMUNITY
Through shared experience, communal living and service, our students understand the value of intra-dependency and the importance of relationship; resulting in globally and community minded citizens.

Our Director of Admissions, Johanna Ziegler, talks about how the value “community” stands out for her: