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Lower School at High Point Friends

The Lower School is dedicated to providing a nurturing and excellent educational experience for Kindergarten through 4th Grade students. Our passionate and highly-qualified teachers guide students on their learning journey, focusing on all areas of development of each child. 

  • Young student taking a test
  • Young students cleaning up a community garden
  • Children playing with blocks
  • Young students enjoying reading
  • Young students learning to use a computer


A Well-Rounded Curriculum

Our curriculum focuses on providing meaningful and reflective learning experiences, fostering active engagement and critical thinking. With a student-centered approach, we prioritize problem solving using hands-on and experiential teaching and learning to ensure a well-rounded education. 

K-4th Grade

Social-Emotional Development

Focuses of the SPICES: Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, Stewardship — the core values of a Friends Education.

K-4th Grade

Well-rounded and intentional instruction equips students to be engaged and critical readers

Adheres to a multi-sensory approach to reading instruction emphasizes explicit and systematic teaching of all important components of literacy while developing a love of reading.

1st-4th Grade

Singapore Style Math

Holistic approach to mathematics requires students to develop math fluency as well as conceptual understanding while connecting their learning to real-life application problems.
Enrichment Courses
Lower School students enjoy additional daily or biweekly classes in:
  • Art
  • Physical Education (PE)
  • Music
  • Spanish
  • STEM

Discover Our Programs

Dedicated STEM Labs and Robotics

Students have access to state-of-the-art STEM labs for engaging Science and Math lessons. Robotics units allow students to explore and develop their problem-solving and technological skills.

Cultivating Global Citizens

Cultural competence skills are interwoven into all aspects of our Lower School curriculum. Service-learning projects and discussions on how we can make a positive difference in our world is part of our curriculum.

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Lower School Schedule

Lower School runs from 8:30am - 3:00pm. Afterschool care is available on campus until 6:00pm through Growing the Distance.

Affordable, Quality Private Education

For detailed information about tuition for our Lower School Program, visit our tuition information page.