St. Luke's students in grades 5-12 have a voice and the freedom to learn, grow, and discover distinct interests and abilities. Encouraged by a warm community and exceptional teachers, advisors, and peers, our students take risks, build confidence, and begin to see themselves as capable, kind people who are prepared to thrive and make a positive impact on the world.

Two Divisions, One St. Luke's

One reason students excel at St. Luke’s is the intentional arc of learning that connects the Middle and Upper Schools. From the moment a St. Luke’s journey begins, each year of learning anticipates and connects to the next year’s level of expectation. A cohesive academic leadership team works together to ensure that every grade is meaningful and provides a strong foundation of skills. Students who grow up at St. Luke's have confidence that they are well-prepared for each next step. Read how middle school students can Prepare to Thrive in High School.

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Liz Perry, Assistant Head of School for Academics

We look at Middle School and Upper School as two parts of a whole. Our approach ensures a strong foundation and smooth transition for students."

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    Students may choose from a wide range of courses in all areas of study. Average AP score is a 4.
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    Percentage of faculty members with advanced degrees.
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    Upper School students may work toward a Classical, Literary, Global, or STEM Scholar distinction.
St. Luke’s School is a secular (non-religious), private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5 through 12 serving over 35 towns in Connecticut and New York. Our exceptional academics and diverse co-educational community foster students’ intellectual and ethical development and prepare them for top colleges. St. Luke’s Center for Leadership builds the commitment to serve and the confidence to lead.