Elementary School (Pre-Kindergarten - 5th)
Peachtree Academy offers K-5th grade classes at our both our Conyers and Covington, Georgia campuses. Our elementary school division offers a K through fifth grade program that is academically challenging, as well as developmentally and socially nurturing. Students benefit from a well-planned, individualized, and measured progression of achievement in the core subjects, as well as the opportunity to excel in advanced math and reading programs. Instruction in Science, Social Studies, Spanish, Music, Visual Arts, and Physical Education is also included in our elementary weekly schedules.
Proven Pre-Kindergarten Educational Curriculum for Tomorrow’s Leaders
Beginning in Pre-Kindergarten and continuing through all grades, Peachtree Academy presents a consistent, structured, and focused curriculum in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, History/Classical Studies, Geography, Spanish, Physical Education, Art, Music, and Dance.
The study of art begins in kindergarten and continues through our middle grades a series of studio projects. Students gain knowledge and learn skills in the materials and processes of art, the components of design, and the variety of forms of expression, as well as an overview of the history of art. This year’s art program consists of lessons instructed with the emphasis on cultural art. Peachtree Academy’s art program offers several opportunities to participate in various art contests, both local and national, throughout the year. This year’s focus is on cultural arts.
Elementary students participate in weekly instrumental and general music education. Kindergarten, first and second graders are introduced to music through violin/strings. As their literacy skills increase, they learn to read music, as well. Students in 3rd and 4th grades continue music instruction utilizing percussion, recorders and Orff instruments. The band program begins in third grade. All fifth grade students are given guitar instruction. Voice, piano, strings and private instrument lessons are available to all students in the after school program.
The Physical Education and Athletics Program is essential in educating students about healthy lifestyle choices and developing a life-long habit of physical activity. Students in all grades enjoy 30-45 minutes of physical education daily, whether instructional or playground time, in an age-appropriate, skills-building program. Students are trained in physical fitness through conditioning, movement, manipulative skills, and game skills.
Our weekly Chapel service consists of praise songs, student scripture skits and a bible or character building lesson for the week. The students enjoy the time spent singing songs of worship and interacting with peers and faculty. Our Chapel service also includes bi-weekly guest speakers brought in from the community. Some of our guest Speakers have included; Native American Storyteller, Carol Brown and Ashley Roesler from the Rockdale Emergency Relief.
After School Activities
A variety of after-school activities are offered daily in which children can choose to participate. The range of activities is quite wide in hopes to satisfy all of our student’s extracurricular interests. Some of the activities are: subject related tutoring, environmentalist club, Lego club, safety patrol, pep squad and many other clubs.