Lower School Overview

Throughout the Lower School, children are challenged by warm-hearted Christian educators to achieve their highest level.  A structured academic program maximizes students’ ability to absorb new information, building the basic facts and patterns for cognitive growth.  Teachers collaborate with parents to grow each child’s character, offering exciting projects and social activities. Our Lower School accepts students until age 11.

Curriculum Overview


Bible Study, ASCI Phonics, A Beka Readers, Literacy Block, Concerned Comm. Handwriting, ACSI Math, Theme Unit Activities, Show & Tell, and Recess Times

Grades 1-5:

Summit Bible, A Beka Phonics, A Beka Language, A Beka Readers, A Beka Spelling & Poetry, A Beka Science, A Beka History & Geography, A Beka Health & Safety, A Beka Arithmetic, Selected Novels, Concerned Comm. Handwriting

Class Programs


Thanksgiving Activities, Elementary Field Day, Weekly Chapel Programs, Field Trips, Cresset Speech Meet, Grandparent’s Day, Fall Fair, International Night

Kindergarten Graduation and Parent Presentation


100th day activities, Resurrection Breakfast


Sugar Plum Tree, Family Histories


Science Fair


Health Fair


Nation’s Notebook, World Fair, Greek/ Roman Day, Pi Day, Promotion to Middle School

Fourth & Fifth:

Mother Daughter Tea


ACSI Spelling Bee (1-4, 5-8)

ACSI Creative Writing (4-12)

ACSI Math Olympics (K-5)

Cresset Speech Meet (K-5)

Field Trips:

Zoo (2,5), Washington D.C. (5), Plays, Farms, Museums

Extra Lessons:

Private Piano Lessons, Private Band Instruction, Private Guitar Lessons, Private Violin Lessons, WINGS tutoring or therapy