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Discover The Summit Country Day Lower School

Grades 1-4

The Summit Lower School provides a culture of extraordinary care for boys and girls in grades 1-4 and delivers high impact instruction through highly trained faculty, a rigorous curriculum and personalized data-driven teaching. Each child is known, their relationships flourish, their God-given talents are valued and their learning potential and outcomes are maximized.  

A Faith-Based Community

  • Guided by the Notre Dame hallmarks, believing in the goodness of God
  • Empowering formation of conscience and growth in faith
  • Building leaders of character

A Warm, Inclusive Culture

  • A family of diverse individuals from 71 zip codes, 24 countries
  • Honoring the goodness and sacredness of each person
  • Cultivating globally minded citizens

Superior Academics

  • Unmatched programming, curriculum exceeds national standards
  • Five Star Reading Program delivers above-grade-level readers to Middle School
  • Conceptual Math Program builds a mathematical foundation that endures for a lifetime
  • World Language Program taught at every grade level
  • Data-based personalized instruction meets each child's needs
  • Coursework lays solid foundation for rigorous studies ahead in Middle and Upper Schools

Abundant Student Life

  • Award-winning visual and performing arts programs
  • Active promotion of physical development
  • After School Specials let children explore a variety of new activities  

Opportunities for Financial Assistance

  • 31% of our Lower School students receive received financial aid and scholarships.

What's special about our Lower School?