Wesleyan is a school that is devoted to not only diversity, but inclusion of both students and staff that bolsters the word of God.

Diversity and Inclusion

Through diversity, we seek to grow and embrace the various cultures, ethnicities, talents and socio-economic differences. With these God given differences, we want to support everyone by empowering individuals to feel equally recognized, valued and utilized within our community.

Faculty and staff are involved in professional development and small group discussions to further their understanding of the growing diversity of our school.
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Students participate in bible studies, mentoring groups, and chapels that support the Christian mission of the school and help them broaden their gaze on God’s call to love as it is written in Psalm 133:1, “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity.”

Parents also have opportunities to engage in meaningful dialogue through a Bible study called Racial Reconciliation. This Bible study was created to allow groups to come together in love to seek reconciliation, understanding, and support in a community of believers regarding issues of race.

Diversity Events

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  • Student Involvement

    G.R.A.C.E. Student Diversity Club (High School)

    G.R.A.C.E. - is a culturally diverse group of students who exist to enhance, discuss and support the cultural diversity at Wesleyan School. The goal is to create an atmosphere that promotes and supports racial and cultural awareness through Biblical reconciliation. Additionally, we seek to celebrate and appreciate the wonderful diversity of God’s Kingdom through prayer, dialogue, and various activities. The name represents the diversity of our school, as well as the impact that each can make on the Kingdom of God.

    G – Gender (male and female)
    R – Race
    A – Age and abilities
    C – Culture
    E – (socio)Economics

    Walkthrough History (Middle School)
    Middle school students reflect on different cultures and races during months honoring various ethnicities such as Latin American, African American, Asian American. Middle school students also participate in an International Week that highlights additional customs and traditions around the world.

    Lower School African American Hall of Fame
    During the month of February, Black History Month, each lower school class identifies one African American who is known for making America a better place, whether through civil rights, social service, science, the arts, athletics or education. Each class reads and learns about one person, decorates their classroom door in a creative way to represent this person, and prepares a presentation that teaches about this individual and his or her achievements and contributions.
  • School-Wide

    • Hispanic Heritage Month



    • Black History Month

     

    • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

  • Community Outreach

    Wesleyan is blessed to partner with two programs that connect amazing students from diverse backgrounds to our school.

    ABC (A Better Chance)
    A Better Chance helps academically talented students of color access the best educational opportunities for middle school and high school.

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    Reach for Excellence

    Reach for Excellence prepares students for challenging college-prep programs and high schools of their choice. The program requires hard work, commitment, and discipline, but the rewards can last a lifetime. Reach for Excellence sets its students on the right path for success in high school and beyond.



  • Parent Involvement

    Be the Bridge Racial Reconciliation Bible Study

    The Bridge to Racial Unity is a 9-week Bible study created to allow groups to come together in love and to seek reconciliation, understanding, and support in a community of believers regarding issues of race.
  • Faculty Professional Development


    Facilitating Critical Conversations

    Interrupting and Responding to Bias

    Teaching Tolerance

    • Faculty and Staff Book Study – Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People
    • Confronting Implicit Bias
    • Social Justice 101
    • Speaker- Rosetta Lee
    • POCC (People of Color Conference)
      The NAIS People of Color Conference is the flagship of the National Association of Independent Schools' commitment to equity and justice in teaching and learning. The mission of the conference is to provide a safe space for leadership and professional development and networking for people of color and allies of all backgrounds in independent schools. PoCC equips educators at every level, from teachers to trustees, with knowledge, skills, and experiences to improve and enhance the interracial, interethnic, and intercultural climate in their schools, as well as the attending academic, social-emotional, and workplace performance outcomes for students and adults alike.
Educational Partnership with The Center for Civil and Human Rights
  • As an affiliate partner with the Center for Civil and Human Rights, we are afforded the opportunity to enhance the learning in the classroom through curriculum and visits to the Center.
Past Events
  • Cultural celebrations
  • International Day
  • Hosting the SOZO African Children’s Choir
  • Remembering Dr. King - During the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Wesleyan participated in activities remembering his life and legacy.
  • Black History Month – Dinner and a Movie

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