Dear Lower School Families,


Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! We hope you all had a wonderful summer and are excited about starting back to school soon. Our teachers are eager to begin another great year filled with everything that makes Tattnall the Best of the Best: great academics, meaningful activities, special events, and of course, YOU – our Tattnall family! We will kick off the year with a special time to meet and greet the elementary teachers on August 14th. 


To allow for a smooth opening to the school year, please take note of these important events:

August 14: Lower School Meet & Greet the Teachers/Grade level Orientations


Please make note: 

If you are a BRAND NEW lower school Tattnall family, you will begin

in Trojan Hall at 5:00 p.m.


All RETURNING Tattnall families may go straight to the lower school building at 5:30 p.m. (following the schedule below).

New Family Orientation for grades K3-12: Only for new students and families

Trojan Hall * 5:00 p.m.

Lower School (all new and returning students)

K3, K4, K5 Orientations in classrooms                        5:30 – 6:00

1st-5th grade Drop-in Open House                               5:30 – 6:30

6th grade parent meeting in the Media Center              5:30 – 6:00


August 15: First day of school: Full Day for ALL


K3 and K4                8:10-2:30

K5                            8:10-2:35

1st- 2nd grade      8:10-2:45

3rd grade                  8:10-2:50

4th grade                  8:10-3:10

5th grade                  8:10-3:10

6th grade                  8:10-3:15

7th-12th grade          8:10-3:15 (1-7 Schedule- No Rotation)



Looking forward to a great year,


Susannah Allen

Lower School Director


* Please remember the new lower school outerwear policy in place for the 2019-2020 school year. Only approved outerwear will be accepted.


2019-2020 Lower School (Grades K3- 5th) Outerwear Policy

  1. You may purchase from the Spirit Shop online by August 1st. Pay with check here or pay with credit card here.
  2. Order approved outerwear from Lands’ End
  3. Elementary math team outerwear is also accepted.