He learns best through play and needs opportunities to move freely from one activity to another, as much of his learning is transmitted through his large muscles. He loves being read to, acting out stories, building with blocks, and manipulating the objects in his environment. Building relationships is encouraged, as he works in cooperative groups and begins to recognize and appreciate another’s point of view. His enthusiastic participation in all of life makes for an exciting year of emotional and academic growth.
We intentionally educate and nurture the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.
We know, nurture, and love each boy as a unique child of God.
We teach the Bible and model the Christian faith to our boys.
We aren't just teachers; we are life-long learners and students.
We push students to engage as thinkers.
In an increasingly connected world, our curriculum has a global perspective.
Flexible teaching strategies seek to maximize learning for each boy.
Our assessments aren't just a way to measure learning — we want our boys to demonstrate understanding.
We seek to enroll boys from diverse backgrounds.
We seek balance and excellence in all we do.
We aren't just boy-friendly; we're boy-specific.
Our program sets a foundation of learning that will help boys thrive beyond PDS.
We take time to make sure our faculty and staff are growing spiritually.
We hold high standards for ourselves, pushing ourselves to reflect, renew, and grow.
Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade for almost 75 years.
With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.
4025 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111