Lower School | Oakbrook Preparatory School


Oakbrook’s Lower School is a nurturing and encouraging place - where students from K3 through 4th grade are given daily opportunities to create, explore, and observe. Our teachers are committed, passionate, and creative. Students thrive in an atmosphere that is multisensory, with a faith-integrated curriculum that is rich and meaningful.

Lower School Curriculum

We build a strong foundation for future learning in the core subjects and related arts through hands-on, project-based learning while preparing our students for 21st century skills of critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration.

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Lower School Grading

Teachers send home folders containing samples of student work each Thursday. This is an important avenue of communication between teachers, parents, and the administration. Report cards will evaluate each student's progress in every subject area.

  • K4 students are assessed at the end of the first and third terms.
  • K5 students are assessed at the end of each term.

E 90 - 100

S+ 80 - 89

S 70 - 79

S- 60 - 79

P/N Below 60

Based on the SC Uniform Grading Scale:

A - 90 - 100

B - 80 - 89

C - 70 - 79

D - 60 - 69

F - Below 60

Oakbrook Lower School