Southfield lower school is a place where nurture meets high expectations.  Veteran teachers demonstrate patience and kindness while maintaining high academic and social standards.  As a result, all students find success in lower school.

Lower school presents many creative and exciting ways to learn.  All students use technology in their classrooms to support their work.  They jump into ancient civilizations in all their classes in preparation for civilization fair.  Students also enjoy their turn at Author's Tea and Electric City.  They even participate in weekly science labs in addition to their regular science classes.

Students in lower school benefit from participation in fine arts.  Many take voice, piano, or Suzuki strings lessons on campus.  All of them participate in annual grade level plays as well as art, music, and French classes.

Lower school at Southfield School is where confidence begins to grow.  Students’ natural curiosity combined with experienced teachers’ direction creates the ideal scenario for developing a lifelong love of learning.