The Lower School curriculum is structured and balances enrichment with the mastery of foundational skills. Our caring and experienced teachers recognize and support individual needs and differences and, at the same time, stress teamwork and collaboration--critical 21st-century skills. We encourage and challenge our students to advance and reach their full potential in every area and activity they explore, enhancing their critical thinking, creativity and self-expression. They confidently progress from concrete, multi-sensory experiences to abstract thinking in a true community based in kindness, respect and honesty.
A spirit of inquiry, enthusiasm for learning and cooperative spirit are clearly evident in Garrison Forest's Lower School. This is a place where girls, Kindergarten though 5th Grade, embrace their potential and realize just what they are capable of.
Gail Hutton, Head of Lower Divison
Associate Director of Lower School and Preschool Admission