Lower School


Welcome to Woodward -
Lower School 2015-2016 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:


Transition Supplies:  All textbooks and supplies for grades 4 through 6 are covered in the Transition tuition. The classroom teacher will issue the books and materials as needed. Locks for the book lockers will be available in the homerooms.

    Music & Dance Registration Links: 

    Orientation & Registration:

    New students will have orientation on Thursday, August 6, from 1 pm until 3:30 pm in the Thomas Hall Gym. They should wear play clothes. New sixth grade students should report to the gym by 12:00 p.m. (Students should eat lunch prior to their arrival to school.) New Sixth Grade Transition students should report to the gym at 1:30 p.m. New 4th and 5th grade students should report to the Gym by 1:00 p.m. Parents should report to the chorus room at 1:00 p.m. for a meeting.

    Mandatory registration and orientation for all parents and students will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 11, 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

    May 25 Mon

    Memorial Day - School Closed

    May 29 Fri

    Some Academy Offices Closed

    Jun 5 Fri

    Some Academy Offices Closed

    Jun 12 Fri

    Some Academy Offices Closed

    Jun 14 Sun

    Flag Day

    Jun 19 Fri

    Some Academy Offices Closed

    Jun 21 Sun

    Father's Day