ADMISSIONS FAQS

When does 2016-2017 school year begin?

Wednesday, August 17, 2016.

What are school hours?

K3-K4 8:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.

K5-fifth 8:00 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Sixth-twelfth 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

How does student “drop off” and “pick up” work?

Lower School – Parents are asked to enter from Blue Stem Drive.  When you drive in front of the Lower School, your student will be greeted by the Head of School and a teacher.  They will assist your student out of the car and into the building.  You will then exit via Petigru Drive.  Pick up follows the same procedure.

Middle and Upper School – Parents are asked to enter from Petigru Drive.  You may drop your student off in front of Building 400.  You will then exit via Blue Stem Drive or Petigru Drive.  Pick up follows the same procedure.

What is the dress code?

Lower School students are required to wear uniform attire every day.  We have partnered with Land’s End to provide quality clothing. All clothing items MUST have the school logo.  Our school number is 900114919. 

Middle and Upper school students wear a golf-style shirt with the LPS logo on Friday (chapel and assembly day) with non-denim pants.  

A full description of the Dress Code can be found in the Policy section of the Parent Portal by clicking here.

How does my student order and pay for lunch?

LPS offers a variety of lunch options for students.  Your student will receive a menu monthly for ordering.  Students may order as many lunches as they like or bring their lunches.  Payment is expected at time menus are returned. Click here for lunch menu.

How do I keep up with school news?

Parents will receive Marlin Mail on a Fridays via email. This will provide parents with a schedule of upcoming events for the following week. It will also give them a glance at events on the calendar for the next several months.

In addition, the Marlin Mail, Calendar and additional information are available on the Parent Portal of the school website.

How do I access my student's grade and view their class assignments?

Once enrolled, families will be given a password to access Engrade, our student grading portal.  In addition, Chalk Talk is available on the Parent Portal of our school website and is used to view class assignments and communicate via email with teachers.

Extended Day hours, cost and schedule

LPS offers extended care Monday through Friday on all school days.

12:00-3:00 $220.00 month

12:00-5:00 $360.00 month

3:00-5:00 $140.00 month

Drop-Ins

12:00-3:00 $15.00 day

12:00-5:00 $25.00 day

3:00-5:00 $15.00 day

These fees are not covered in the tuition and are billed monthly.

Lowcountry Preparatory School is an independent, Judeo-Christian, International Baccalaureate, college preparatory school serving grades K3-12.
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