Lower School

An Environment That Nurtures Curiosity and Exploration

In Lower School, we support a child’s natural love of learning with caring teachers and stimulating curriculum. We celebrate the early elementary years by encouraging exploration, emotional growth, and fostering positive learning experiences.

Students can select from online and text-based courses depending on how they learn best. Lower School classes through our accredited online school give students a strong foundation to build upon as they advance into the Middle School program.

Support from Teachers and Parents

When students have questions, teachers are available to help clarify concepts and expand a child’s understanding of the lesson.

Parents play a vital role during the elementary school years, but ultimately, students are responsible for demonstrating that they understand the material. Students work with their parents to progress through the curriculum at their own pace, using our mastery-based model of education.

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A Curriculum That Excites Students About Learning

Beginning in Lower School, our faculty focuses on nurturing a young student’s natural love of learning through a stimulating curriculum and meaningful feedback for the developmental benefit and well-being of students. The Lower School team at Laurel Springs goes to great lengths to encourage a student’s exploration and foster a positive learning experience.

Key Lower School Benefits

Receive Academic Support

The combination of our curriculum, teacher guidance, and support from the parent as the academic coach set young children up for an experience that nurtures their innate love of learning.

Personalize Your Student’s Schedule

We use an asynchronous learning model that gives students greater flexibility to help them succeed in academics. It’s designed for a student to grow personally and academically with a flexible schedule to ensure the education works with their own terms and schedule.

Add a World Language

As early as Kindergarten, students in grades K-2 have the opportunity to study Chinese, Spanish, or French in online courses designed for younger students. There’s a focus on vocabulary acquisition through games, songs, stories, and practice activities. Starting in third grade, students can also add German.

Start Your Online Learning Journey

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