The First Academy Lower School
Recognized as Orange County’s #1 Christian School by Niche.com.
The First Academy’s Lower School division serves students in the following grade levels:
- PreK 2 (2 years old as of September 1st)
- PreK 3 (3 years old as of September 1st)
- K4 (4 years old as of September 1st)
- Transitional Kindergarten (5 years old as of September 1st)
- Kindergarten (5 years old as of September 1st)
- 1st-5th Grade
One of the core educational beliefs of The First Academy is that all students can learn and succeed in a loving environment where expectations are high. Teachers at The First Academy understand that children are unique and do not all share the same learning style. Teachers take time to learn the unique strengths and weaknesses of every student and strive to provide a wide array of educational methods to implement instruction. The school strives to provide a consistently challenging curriculum to benefit all learners within the classroom setting. Each grade-level team works together to identify individual student needs and abilities, then develops strategies to address those needs effectively.
As a college-preparatory school, The First Academy is dedicated to the continual pursuit of academic excellence. The scope and sequence of the Lower School curriculum is based on national standards for the core academic areas, and the Florida Sunshine State Standards for the special areas including Music, Art, and Physical Education.
The First Academy Lower School received the National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education for its ‘academic excellence.’
School Year Supplemental Reading
Kerry Ann Cole
Lower School Calendar
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