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Lower School

Comment from a recent parent survey:

We truly love and appreciate everything about PCA. The teachers are outstanding and the lower school administration is incredible.PCA Parent

What does PCA's Lower School offer?

PCA’s Lower School offers a nurturing environment where every child is challenged to meet their full potential as they are introduced to the world of ideas. Classrooms provide an active, vibrant atmosphere where learning is fun and teachers meet each child’s individual learning needs. Small groups and differentiated instruction contribute significantly to the quality of our academic program.

We invite you to read about our Lower School curriculum and activities below!

Lower School Highlights

  • Biblically integrated curriculum
  • Technology integrated classrooms
  • Curriculum-aligned field trips and activities
  • Weekly Chapel and service projects with a missions focus
  • Emphasis on written communication skills through Collins Writing
  • Strong phonics foundation for First and Second Graders
  • Bible as a core subject
  • A strong math curriculum
  • Strong grammar focus through Shurley Grammar
  • Healthy habits feedback with the Fitnessgram program in P.E.
  • Foreign Language instruction
  • Fine Arts focus through music and art classes
  • Connection to older students to serve as positive role models
  • Aftercare is available



Donna Leadford

Donna Leadford

PCA North, Lower School, Middle School
Anslie Dysart

Anslie Dysart

Administrative Asst. to Principal
PCA North, Lower School, Middle School

Comment from a recent parent survey:

I appreciate the fact that my children are exposed to Christian teachers who display mercy, grace and loving discipline as needed.PCA PArent