About KUA

Mission and Leadership

    • Mission and Leadership

Our mission guides Kimball Union. The honor code and statement of inclusion provide a framework for our close-knit community in which all members serve as leaders and know that the best learning happens when peers are supported and encouraged through positive relationships.
Our Mission - Mastery, Creativity, Responsibility, and Leadership
Kimball Union Academy prepares students for the challenges of tomorrow’s world by inspiring academic mastery, creativity, responsibility, and leadership.

Our Community Values

Respect for oneself and others.
Commitment to honesty and the highest ethical standards.
Concern for the environment.
Honor Code 

As a member of the Kimball Union community, I promise to uphold a code of honor, to expect and to encourage the same of others, and to do so in all situations and in all places. This code of honor includes being honest in all matters, behaving with integrity, and demonstrating respect for myself and others.

Statement of Inclusion - Celebrating Individuality, Community, and Global Awareness

Kimball Union Academy is dedicated to providing a welcoming and safe environment in which all community members value and respect each other’s unique qualities and contributions. We are committed to nurturing a learning environment where the principles of dignity, equity, and justice are an essential part of our culture and daily life. We encourage the exploration of independence and interdependence as we affirm our promise to honor individuality, celebrate our differences, and embrace our connections with each other and the global community.

Professional Associations

NAIS National Association of Independent Schools

 Council for Advancement and Support of Education

Independent Schools Association of Northern New England

 The Association of Boarding Schools

 North American Boarding Schools Initiative

Global Alliance for Innovative Learning


Kimball Union Academy

603-469-2000  · 603-469-2040 (fax)  · info@kua.org
Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the country's oldest private boarding high schools. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse and global group of day and boarding students. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire, in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.