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LOWER SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS

Carolina Christian School offers a fun-loving Christian environment to students with the hope that they become life-long learners.  Our Lower School serves students from Pre-K through 5th grade, offering a class structure that is taught from a Biblical world view with a focus on academic excellence.  All Lower School students participate in a variety of enrichment classes, which foster a love for all subjects.

 

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE:  1:8 (Pre-K) and 1:18 (Grades K-5)

LOWER SCHOOL CURRICULUM:

  • All North Carolina state standards are met.

  • Strong academic core classes:  Bible, Language Arts, Math, Reading/Literature, Spelling, Social Studies, and Science.

  • Heavy Phonics based coursework.

  • Cursive writing is taught at the 1st grade level.

  • Iowa achievement testing is administered annually.

  • Students participate in weekly chapel and daily Bible lessons which provide a strong Biblical foundation and spiritual guidance. 

ENRICHMENT CLASSES: (weekly rotation)

  • Chapel

  • Spanish (Grades 3-5)     

  • Library    

  • Music

  • Art 

  • Physical Education (P.E.)

LOWER SCHOOL SCHEDULE:

Monday - Friday /  8:15am-3:00pm

LOWER SCHOOL EXTENSION:

  • ACSI Academic Competitions (Math Olympics and Spelling Bee)

  • Annual Lower School Musical Production

  • Class Field Trips (Field trips are aligned with current curriculum as an extension of the classroom.)

  • Annual Art Show

  • Annual Musical Participation

  • Field Day

  • Grandparents/ Special Friends Day Celebration

  • Local Community Service Events

  • Athletics (Grade 5)

  • Running Club (Grade 3-5)

  • Before & After School Care is available (additional fee applies)

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