Lower School Home

Our Lower School, pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, gets students off to a strong start towards being successful in school, in college, and later as global leaders and thinkers by featuring:

  • Strong academic foundation in core subjects
  • A safe, nurturing community
  • Small classes that allow close individual attention
  • A child-centered environment which fosters an enthusiasm for learning
  • A flexible, inquiry-based curriculum
  • Significant hands-on project work
  • Art, music, Spanish, science, library, technology, and physical education taught by specialists
Mysterious Author Visits Lower School

Children's author Pseudonymous Bosch visited the Lower School Library on Wednesday. He came to chat with second, third, and fourth graders about his new book, The Unbelievable Oliver and The Four Jokers.

Immigration Day Broadens Minds in the Fifth Grade

This past week, the fifth-grade wing of the Lower School was transformed into an immersive experience where students learn firsthand the process and challenges associated with immigrating to the United States.

Third Graders Bring History to Life

Third graders used murals, posters, tabletop displays, skits, and nature walks to tell the stories of westward expansion in the United States for the annual Living History Museum in the Lower School.

Second Graders Dedicate Performances to Their Heroes

Second graders have dedicated the past four months to building their Hero Presentations and this week, they finally got the chance to present their heroes and heroines to an audience of friends, family, faculty, and staff.