Welcome to the Lower School!

Here are some helpful resources and links to help you begin to prepare for school this Fall 2021.

LS Lunch Order Menu

Here you can find the Nutrislice app portal to order your child’s meals. The Lower School is the only division at D-E that currently uses Nutrislice.

Early Childhood Phase-in Schedule

Covid Health and Safety Guidelines

Info for parents with children who are not old enough to receive the vaccine

Current as of September 1, 2021This is a special note for those families with children who are not yet old enough to receive the COVID vaccine.We know that vaccination and masking are the two best barriers of protection against the COVID virus.  For those children not...

What to Expect

Dear Lower School Families,

We hope that the summer season is off to a good start.  Although Drapkin Hall seems quite empty without the hum of children and faculty, the quiet moments have given us time to prepare for the start of the 21-22 school year.

In this communique, we are happy to share aspects of our well-planned, carefully implemented curriculum.  Our academic programming provides a coherent, consistent and intellectually robust experience for our students. 

Here we have provided descriptions of what students will learn and experience at each grade level.  We are proud of the work accomplished during the COVID pandemic and are excited for our whole community to return to campus in September 2021. While there will likely be ongoing modifications in response to changing guidelines related to COVID, we remain committed to bringing the ideals described in our mission statement to life in the daily experience of the children we are honored to serve.

We are wishing your families a safe and restorative summer vacation, and we look forward to seeing everyone in September.

Best wishes,

Dwight-Englewood Lower School

2021-2022 "Key Dates" School Closures Calendar (PDF)



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