Lower School

Lower School American Academy provides: 

  • individual and small group instruction
  • a full-time aide in all classes to ensure individual attention
  • experienced teachers who are ESE certified 
  • Reading Specialists and classroom teachers who work together to support the students’ growth and remediation 
  • professional development workshops for teachers to ensure they use the most current technology to design and deliver the best curriculum with the most effective teaching methods.
  • a strong focus on developing each student’s executive functioning skills by providing opportunities to sharpen 21st Century Skills such as collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and communication.

American Academy offers a complete enrichment and extracurricular program:

  • comparable to the largest public and private schools in the country 
  • instruction in art, music, PE, research skills, and computers. 
  • hands-on learning in both our indoor science lab and outside Educational Environment Center. 
  • Fifth and sixth graders have additional enrichment course choices 
  • Students participating in our distinguished Fine Arts programs  will have the opportunity to participate in musical performances, drama productions, art exhibits, and competitions.