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Lower School

A Message from John Sullivan, Head of Lower School

It is an amazing time in history to be a learner and an exciting time for teachers to facilitate the learning process! The manner in which we deliver our program is important, because the world has changed and our knowledge about how students learn is more profound than it was ten years ago. 
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Lower School students and their families can expect:

  • A vibrant, primary education taught by an outstanding, dedicated faculty who are excited about teaching and learning
  • Small classes where every student participates and receives personal attention from their teachers
  • Educational subject matter that builds strong foundational skills in reading, writing, and math, and an understanding of global awareness, collaborative problem-solving, and financial literacy
  • A safe, positive community with healthy values, where each student learns good citizenship
  • Detailed narrative evaluations highlighting each student’s academic performance and in-class behavior
  • Ongoing communication between parents, students, and teachers, including formal parent-teacher conferences to discuss student progress


From Our Lower School Blog


Downloadable Resources

With links to Admissions Forms, Curriculum Guides, Health Forms, the Dress Code, Supply Lists and everything in-between, this page has all the info you and your family need to prepare for a year at AC. 
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