Academic Program – Lower Division

The best illustration of the challenges we provide students is our curriculum, designed and implemented by our teachers utilizing the framework of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. Beyond the core subjects of English, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics and Religion, all students receive instruction in the following disciplines:

– Language Acquisition (Spanish)
– Technology*
– Music
– Art
– Library
– Physical Education

Our Lower Division utilizes an eight-day rotating schedule. The frequency with which students take each "special" over that eight-day period follows:
Spanish: five days for all students
Technology: two days for all students
Music: three days for all students
Art: two days for all students
Library: two days for students in JK through 2; one day for students in 3 through 5
Physical Education: two days for all students

*All Lower Division students receive an iPad to utilize in school and at home. (All students in the Middle Division and Upper Division also receive a tablet to utilize in school and at home.)