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Why Choose Darlington's Pre-K to 8 Program?

At Darlington, our motto – Wisdom more than Knowledge, Service beyond Self, Honor above Everything – is the cornerstone of all that we do. Our commitment to this philosophy is evident in our classrooms, hallways, athletic fields, and programs as we seek to develop our students’ vision of the world by fostering understanding of both responsibility and accountability through the sometimes difficult early years of adolescence.

Guided by a challenging, developmentally appropriate program, Darlington is committed to educating the whole child. Our curriculum addresses the varying social, emotional, and intellectual needs of early adolescence. Knowledge and skills are developed through opportunities and experiences that foster critical thinking, curiosity, creativity, and problem solving. Learning specialists, teachers, coaches, and administrators work collaboratively to understand how each student learns and to meet those unique needs in a creative and stimulating environment that addresses both strengths and weaknesses using the model articulated by the Schools Attuned Program.

6 FREE Apps to Help YOU Start Coding Today!

   

Beth Wardlaw, Technology Integration Specialist
Thursday, Jun. 8, 2017

Just like learning a language at an early age, learning programming and the logical thinking behind how a computer works influences a child’s brain while it is still developing. While learning this at a young age is great, it is never too late for anyone to start learning how to code.

3rd Grade Community Project: Off Rome's Beaten Path

   

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017

The Third Grade Community Project concluded with an assembly of models of local properties constructed by student partnerships. The focus of this year's project was primarily on important buildings and structures "off Rome's beaten path."

Each student in our Pre-K to 8 program has a homeroom teacher or faculty advisor who is responsible for individual program evaluation and academic counseling. The homeroom teacher/advisor acts as the point person for both parents and students. This provides an opportunity for group discussions during which students are able to view themselves as part of the larger group as well as individuals who have important contributions to make.

Throughout Darlington, our programs integrate opportunities for student success. Whole school assemblies, academics, athletics, and fine arts are an essential part of our commitment to teach the whole child. We strive to help students understand the importance and value of hard work and citizenship.

Whether students are preparing for the wax museum, celebrating the 100th day of school, running through the woods simulating Richard Connell’s Most Dangerous Game, proudly displaying their science fair projects, scoring on the athletic field, gathering at the flagpole, or just hanging out talking, Darlington School has a culture and a feel all its own. It is a place where students are encouraged to maximize their potential and transform that potential into success.

For more information or to enroll your child, please contact Jennifer Bagby in the Admission Office.

5th Grade at Camp Laney

   

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017

For many decades, the fifth-grade students have ended their year with a trip to Camp Laney in Mentone, Ala. A great time was had by all!

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