The Lower School Grades at Annunciation Orthodox School include an average of 60 children in each grade level with approximately 18-20 students per class. First grade has two teachers per classroom. Academic support staff assists classroom teachers to extend or review elements of the program with all students. Fourth grade introduces four subject-area teachers reducing class size. Typically, available spaces for these grade levels are created by attrition.
Admissions decisions are based on the child’s overall development including social and emotional maturity, character, self-discipline, and preparedness for the AOS academic program.