At Lyndon Academy a love of learning is taught today so that the children are better prepared for tomorrow. The Future Is Our Priority. Lyndon Academy is a place, in the words of the former SACS accreditation team, that is “extraordinary”. It is a place that energizes students. Students are greeted every morning at the front door with a handshake and a smile. The energy and love for learning are visible in and out of school.
Words like “energized, happy, passionate, focused, and enthusiastic” are often used to describe students at this unique private international school that offers classes from the kindergarten level to the 9th grade in the 2015-16 scholastic year. Each year a grade is added until the children are able to walk out with a diploma. The curriculum is modeled after two states that lead the nation in education, and the customized learning environment uses methods and systems of teaching that are modeled after some of the best institutions in the country. Students annually score among the top 10% in the nation.
The strength of the linguistics program is like no other. Lyndon’s language programs play a large role in the students’ unparalleled level of critical thinking and are a primary reason for their high level of achievement. Starting at the kindergarten level, students receive daily Spanish instruction. Students in grades 1st through the 8th are offered a daily comprehensive trilingual program that includes Mandarin. The program is committed to global academics and developing technological, leadership and interpersonal skills. The emphasis and tone of the school embraces a caring, personalized environment where children are encouraged to recognize and utilize their potential.
Middle school students can begin writing their resume for college by taking high school level classes in math, science and foreign language. AP classes begin in 9th grade, and college preparation is imperative. Class schedules are designed to meet students academic preparedness and promote success in college and beyond. Students can ask, “Where do I want to go?” instead of, “Where can I go to school?”