All of us, parents, faculty, and staff are part of a vibrant and welcoming community where we work together to make each child's Sayre experience a fantastic one. When designing the Lower School program, “what is best for the child” is always foremost in our minds. Our Lower School program is developmentally appropriate in its expectations and promotes the importance of a strong partnership between the home and school, a union that we feel provides the best educational experience for your child.
Why Sayre Lower School?
Extra curricular opportunities in Chess and Academic Challenge clubs
Enrichment in both reading and math
Developmentally interactive hands-on approach to learning math
Focus on the development of listening and presenting skills
100% of Lower School classrooms are equipped with SmartBoards and projectors
Many field trips and guest speakers augment and enhance the curriculum
Creativity and problem solving is fostered through projects across the curriclum
Student writers have been featured in Transylvania University's Community Engagement Through the Arts Chatbook
Experiential social skills are learned through Community Matters
51% of current 4th graders and 61% of current 5th graders qualified for Duke Tip
We have a dedicated staff of professionals who work hard to provide an academically sound, stimulating and challenging curriculum that comes alive on a daily basis. Through their commitment, the students are engaged in a learning process that addresses each child’s individual needs and learning style, thus helping them achieve their potential. Our classrooms are always places of excitement and energy where students learn the joy and importance of life-long learning.
You’ll find the excitement is contagious here at Sayre.
Lower School Director
Lower School Handbook