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Mission, Vision, and Values


The Principia shall seek to serve the Cause of Christian Science through appropriate channels open to it as an educational institution (Policy 1).


Principia is a Christian Science community of practice where all members are students, teachers, and healers. Through transformative opportunities, a challenging curriculum, and character education based on the teachings of Christian Science, we examine, test, and strengthen our faith while developing the skills and understanding requisite for excellence. As global, outward-looking, inspired learners, we serve and better the world.


Principia’s values, listed below, are grounded in the teachings of Christian Science:

  • Teaching and learning
  • Thinking and acting from the basis of Principle, Love
  • Unfoldment of character
  • Individual and collective excellence
  • Citizenship and service
  • Innovation and continuous improvement