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Elementary

Grades 1 through 5

Head of Lower School:  Trudi C. Buscemi 
Assistant Head of Lower School: Anna Boodoo
PYP Coordinator: Lisa Vicencio

School Day: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Graphic illustration of the curriculum and key elements of the PYP

The Primary Years Programme at Carrollwood Day School focuses on the idea that students’ learning is based on experiences and prior knowledge.  Therefore, structured inquiry is the most common method used in the classroom.  Teachers structure learning experiences that ignite curiosity and have students search for knowledge and understandings. Students learn from local, national, and international examples and resources.

Carrollwood Day School is proud to have been the first school on the west coast of Florida to offer the PYP experience to our preschool and elementary students. We invite you to take a couple of minutes to see first hand how the programme sets up life-long learning for the youngest members of our community.