No less important for the success of our graduates are transferable traits, related to the development of both academic skills and essential character skills. The specific skills prioritized by St. Andrew’s include the following:
  • Maintain personal wellness
  • Conduct oneself responsibly and in socially appropriate ways
  • Explore and experiment
  • Apply technologies appropriately
  • Work with others respectfully
  • Build community
  • Listen actively
  • Read critically for comprehension
  • Detect perspectives and biases
  • Interpret maps, charts, and art as visual texts
  • Recall, process, and apply information
  • Express ideas in a clear, organized manner
  • Vary modes of expression and dialect for different audiences and purposes
  • Create digital media
  • Understand and express ideas in a language other than English
  • Offer and receive critique respectfully and productively
Critical Thinking and Inquiry
  • Identify, prioritize, and frame complex problems
  • Formulate meaningful questions
  • Gather, analyze, interpret, and synthesize information
  • Consider and articulate multiple facets of an argument
  • Distinguish between reliable sources and unsound information
  • Reason quantitatively
  • Form opinions and make decisions based on reason and deliberation
  • Draw on different disciplines to creatively solve problems
Organization, Leadership, and Collaboration
  • Prioritize, coordinate, and execute tasks in a timely manner
  • Manage materials responsibly
  • Initiate new ideas
  • Support creative thinking and problem-solving
  • Engage others, delegate tasks, and share responsibilities
  • Facilitate group discussion and action

South Campus | PK-3 to Grade 4

4120 Old Canton Road | Jackson, Mississippi 39216
Tel 601.987.9300 | Fax 601.987.9324

North Campus | Grades 5 to 12

370 Old Agency Road | Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157
Tel 601.853.6000 | Fax 601.853.6001