Lower School

Welcome to Woodward -
Lower School 2014 Edition

Please go to the following links to view all information and requirements for the beginning of the school year.

Beginning of School Requirements:

Beginning of School Requirements - includes all Lower School information and forms

    Note: If individual forms are needed, see below.

    Individual Forms Due on Registration Day:

    Summer Reading and Math Assignments,
    to be completed by all students:


    Music & Dance Registration Links: 

    Orientation & Registration:

    New students will have orientation on Friday, August 1, from 10 am until 1:00 pm in the Thomas Hall Gym. They should wear play clothes. New sixth grade students should report to the gym by 8:15 am. New 4th and 5th grade students should report to the Gym by 10 am. Parents should report to the chorus room at 11:00 am for a meeting.

    Mandatory registration and orientation for all parents and students will be held at 8:30 am on Tuesday, August 12, in the Thomas Hall Gym. Fourth and fifth grades should report to assigned homerooms. Sixth grade should report to Thomas Hall Gym.

    Note: Students should be in uniform with neat haircuts for registration.

    If you have any questions, please call the Lower School office at 404.765.4420.

    New families can find additional information and events by visiting the Woodward Welcoming Committee page.

    About the Lower School

    The Woodward Academy Lower School offers students a happy, stimulating environment for learning. The whole child is developed through academics, the arts, and athletics. Extremely talented and dedicated teachers champion the success of each student.

    Our culturally diverse student body thrives in this learning environment, including state-of the-art media and technology. Lower School students are taught the importance of giving back to their community through participation in several meaningful community service projects throughout the school year. 

    Lower School Administration

    Please go to the Lower School's Who's Who page for additional faculty/staff information or the employee quick reference.


    Additional Information

    1662 Rugby Avenue
    College Park, GA 30337

    Located on Woodward's Main Campus
    on Madison Street.

    School Hours for Grades 4-6

    • Monday - Thursday: 8:25 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
      Report to classroom at 8:00, after 8:25 a.m. tardy; study hall from 3:05 - 3:25 p.m.
    • Friday dismissal: 3:00 p.m.

    Lower School Calendar

    Aug 4 Mon

    New Teacher Orientation

    Location: TBA
    8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Aug 6 Wed

    Faculty Report for Preplanning

    Aug 8 Fri

    Mentor/Intern Orientation

    Location: R. L. Brand Boardroom, Carlos Hall
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Aug 12 Tue

    LS Registration/Orientation All Students

    Location: Thomas Hall

    Visit this link

    8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Aug 13 Wed

    Fall Semester Begins - Classes Begin for all Schools

    Aug 21 Thu

    Faculty Recital

    Location: Gresham Chapel
    4:15 PM
    Aug 25 Mon

    LS Healthy Halls School Wellness Program

    Location: Thomas Hall