Academics

Primary School

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Welcome to Woodward -
Primary School 2015 Edition

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

Welcome to the Primary School:

Helpful Hints:

Individual Forms Due (print & return) on Registration Day:        

Note: The Primary School office will be closed from Friday, May 29, to Tuesday, July 28. We will resume regular office hours on Wednesday, July 29.

Required registration will be held on Monday, August 10 in the Primary School Gym. Note: All students should wear their uniforms and be accompanied by their parents for registration. See below for details:

PreK, Kindergarten & 2nd grade students
whose last name begins with:
1st Grade & 3rd Grade students
whose last name begins with:
A-I report at 8:00 am A-I report at 12:30 pm
J-Q report at 9:00 am J-Q report at 1:30 pm
R-Z report at 10:00 am R-Z report at 2:30 pm

During registration, parents will have an opportunity to meet the teachers, register for various co-curricular activities, and sign up for Parent Community Opportunities. All students should come in uniform that day and be accompanied by a parent for their visit. For questions concerning uniforms, please visit the Campus Store page.

  • Our Woodward Welcoming Committee provides many opportunities for new families to meet and get to know other new and veteran parents. For more information about this program,  please visit Woodward Welcoming Committee page

Please go to the main Welcome to Woodward page for summer reading and other back-to-school information.


About the Primary School

The Woodward Academy Primary School’s mission is to meet children where they are, academically, socially and emotionally, so that they can be happy, successful, and prepared for what is ahead. Everything we do is geared to the young child. By providing a nurturing, loving, and engaging learning environment, children are encouraged to explore, create, and collaborate. Implementing authentic learning and developing critical thinking skills through project-based learning is paramount to our success.

The Primary School's faculty is characterized by its desire to have students regard their classrooms as happy and exciting learning environments. Teachers at the Primary School enjoy working with and challenging a bright student body, and they are keenly aware of their responsibilities to communicate closely with parents who expect to be full and supportive partners in the student’s elementary education.

Primary School Administration

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


Additional Information

2001 Walker Avenue (Location)
1662 Rugby Avenue (Mailing)
College Park, GA 30337
404.765.4410

The Primary School is located in historic College Park, just to the west of Main Campus, and near the intersection of Walker Avenue and Atlanta Street.

School Hours for Pre-K through Grade 3, Monday through Friday:

  • All grades report to classroom at 8:00 a.m., tardy after 8:25 a.m. (must be accompanied to the school office by a parent)
  • PK and K dismiss at 2:30 p.m.
  • Grades 1-3 dismiss at 3:00 p.m.

Primary 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