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Grades 1–4

In the Green Acres Lower School, we know—and wholeheartedly concur with child development experts—that children learn best when they are fully engaged in purposeful learning. 

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Think creatively

to engage deeply in coursework.

Explore our curriculum


Lean into curiosity

and thrive in Lower School.

Learn about our touchstone experiences

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Learn by doing

when you come to Green Acres. 

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The culture of the school [is] very child centered—a strong consideration of: What is best for the kids? What is best for the students? And how can we work together to make that happen?

Mary, Creative Movement Teacher & Diversity Coordinator

Did you know? 

Mister Rogers once visited Green Acres School. An icon of child engagement and a proponent of being a good neighbor, he recognized in Green Acres School a kinship. Learn more about our program and discover what inspired Mister Rogers to describe us as a "superb school."

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