Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia Explore Lower Grades
Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Rome, GA
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Explore the Lower Grades


Laying the foundation for lifelong learning.

The lower grades at Darlington are all about channeling the amazing energy of young children into a lifelong love of learning. Students in grades 3-5 flourish under the leadership of our caring faculty as they collaborate and learn together. All Darlington lower grades teachers and teaching assistants are Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator trained. This advanced training draws on developmental neuroscience to provide an optimal education experience.
Pre-K to 8 Learning Center
Supporting Young Learners

Avid young students may need learning guidance as their minds develop, and we support learners of all types at the Kahn Teaching and Learning Center for Pre-K to 8.

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Lower Grades | 3 to 5
Hands On & Highly Engaged

Education comes to life in grades 3 to 5 with hands-on learning that turns concepts into experiences. Students go beyond the books with interdisciplinary learning opportunities, promoting confidence, public speaking skills, and creativity.

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Lower Grades Spotlight
Meet Jamie & Julie

In the third through fifth grades, our students begin to develop lifelong skills and confidence through the third grade Wax Museum, fourth grade Fantasy Storytelling Festival, and the fifth grade Science Fair. Hear about the importance of project based learning from their teachers, Julie Fine and Jamie Massey.

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Every day is full of discovery.

Take a look at the incredible things our lower grades students have accomplished.

Growing in character each day.

Life at Darlington is about so much more than academics. We begin growing the seeds of character from the very beginning. Our students learn to work together, be kind and understand good citizenship.
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Please contact the Admission Office to inquire about space or to schedule your private visit. Don't delay as there are already wait lists in pre-K and grades 1, 2, and 4.

A hands-on approach.

Whether it's exploring and discovering the natural world or learning to become fluent in technology, our young students get hands-on experience with materials that bring lessons to life - right from the very start.


Our admission team makes beginning life as a Darlington student simple and seamless.


Get quick answers to some of the most common questions about Darlington School.