Lower School Academics

The Lower School curriculum is designed to provide students with a thorough and cohesive program of learning based on a Christian worldview. Teachers assist students in developing necessary skills and knowledge, while fueling the natural curiosity of young children. They work to help students establish a commitment to excellence. Through scheduled curriculum review and evaluation, teachers update and refine teaching material and instructional techniques in an effort to help students reach essential grade-level proficiency. The scope of learning in each subject area is designed to build on the previous year’s instruction and to prepare students for success in the next grade level. Through well-planned assignments increasing in complexity and essential independence, students leaving our lower school are well prepared to meet the middle school years with confidence.

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Benefits of Our Christian Lower School

Our school offers a robust curriculum and many opportunities for academic advancement, but getting a Christian education offers added value for multiple reasons. Our students benefit in a number of ways:

  • Biblical Worldview: Since we incorporate our faith into the academic curriculum, our students will develop a Christian worldview through the course of the year. They will have the opportunity to grow in their faith through discussion with their peers and faculty. 
  • Character Development: We instill Christian values every day through our academics, athletics, and extracurricular options. Students will learn faith, discipline, and other excellent attributes. 
  • Role Models: Our qualified and experienced staff is made up of exemplary role models from whom your child can take all kinds of life lessons. We believe in surrounding every child with guiding figures to help them grow into their potential.
  • Smaller Class Sizes: Since Christian lower schools tend to be more exclusive, we can offer smaller class sizes and more individualized attention for each student, helping your child succeed academically and socially.
  • Bible Class: Bible classes aim to develop basic biblical literacy in children. Children learn they are made in the image of God, are loved by Him, and are made for a purpose.  They begin to understand the meaning of “worldview.” 
If you want to learn more about how our Christian lower school can benefit your child, reach out to our office today!

Love and obey God. Be a peacemaker and a caretaker.

One of the primary goals at the Lower School is teaching kids how to be students of God's word, God's world, and each other. As our Severn Lower School principal says to parents visiting his school, "Christian schooling allows us to front-load our children's faith. Seven hours a day, more than 1,000 hours a year, our children learn in a Christian environment. They study the Bible. They learn about Jesus. They see God's handwork in science and history. They see God's order in math and his creativity and beauty in art and music. Ultimately they learn to think and live in a way that honors Him. Each day, each month, each year they learn from the godly teachers and staff, and they become better equipped to make a difference for Christ."

Contact our Christian elementary school today to learn more about what we have to offer. We proudly serve Annapolis & Severn, MD.