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Woodland Presbyterian School

PRIVATE Presbyterian

  • Grades Served: PK2 – 8
  • 320 Students (Coed)
  • 12 Students per Teacher
  • Methodology: Differentiated teaching
  • Languages Offered: Spanish, Latin
  • School Day: 8 – 3
  • Extended Care: 7 – 6
  • Summer Programs: Woodland offers day camp and specialty camps every day of the summer. Academic enrichment, technology, sports, and arts are all part of summer offerings.
  • Opened in 1956
  • To enroll for Kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old by June 15
  • Tuition Range: $6,000 - $13,000 Per Year
  • 30% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Uniform Required
  • Woodland values the importance of balancing the many aspects of a child's life and chooses experiences intended to foster the individual growth of the intellectual, spiritual, creative, physical, social, and emotional roots.
  • Core Operating Principles: safe, nurturing, and Christ-centered environments; collaboration among teachers, students, and their families; students becoming productive members of society; each child succeeds to the greatest of his or her abilities
  • In 2014, opened a new middle school wing with a technology lab and four state-of-the-art middle school classrooms; also opened a newly renovated Early Childhood and lower school in 2014
  • Small class sizes, but large enough to provide opportunities for sports, clubs, performing arts, and student government
  • Alumni have a proven track record of success in rigorous and complex high school environments after 8th grade graduation. Class of 2014 earned a cumulative 3.61 GPA at then end of their Freshman year.
  • Extracurriculars: Soccer, Football, Basketball, Cheerleading, Track and Field, Cross Country, Golf, Tennis
  • Gifted Education: S.P.A.R.K. is the gifted program for 2nd through 5th grade students. Woodland also offers standard and advanced Pre-Algebra and Algebra I to 7th and 8th grade students.
  • Special Education: Breakthrough is a limited-enrollment program that supports students with diagnosed learning difficulties in Grades 1-8.
  • Parent Involvement: The Woodland Parents' Organization (WPO) is the primary parent volunteer arm of the school, with the belief that education is a collaborative effort among teachers, students, and their families.
  • Tours: Call or email to schedule an appointment with the admission director: admissions@woodlandschool.org or drop in at your convenience.

Enrollment Info

  • Priority Application Deadline: 02/15/2017
  • Financial Aid Application Deadline: 02/15/2017
  • Admission Notification Date: 02/15/2017
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Reviews (11)

  • IndividualismParent 12/11/2015
    My children are in 2K and JK. After researching many schools, I am so happy with our decision to choose Woodland. My son has developed confidence and I feel that is mainly due to his teacher understanding him as a person.
  • Very happy with our choice of WoodlandParent 12/03/2015
    My daughter is a recent graduate from Woodland and has moved on to one of the most academically challenging high schools in Memphis. She has flourished in her new school, thanks to the great educational experience she received at Woodland. She is making A's in all of her AP and Honors classes. The teachers... More
  • Nurturing and Opportunities for Students to GrowParent 12/03/2015
    I love being at a school where I know my children are cared for by the faculty and staff. It is like a home away from home for my kids! I love the educational challenges they are given as well as the social and athletic opportunities. I have seen my children grow in confidence throughout their years... More
  • What a family!Parent 11/16/2015
    As the parent of a PK student at Woodland, I am BLOWN AWAY with how much he is learning at only 3! Woodland has such a family atmosphere that it feels like we've been here forever! It is truly a special place and my wife and I feel so blessed to have our child in such a nurturing environment.
  • Love and Care For AllParent 02/13/2015
    Woodland is the PERFECT place to allow your child to grow and become the person God created. It also enables each child to reach his/her personal goals, become successful in the classroom, and appreciate differences among others.
  • Nurturing and CaringParent 02/09/2015
    I have watched my children grow academically and socially over the last eight years of attendance there. The teachers truly care for each child and want to see them succeed in every skill they learn. I love having them in an environment that feels like a second family to them. I am grateful to have my... More
  • Challenging, nurturing, and welcoming! Parent 02/05/2015
    I have watched my 7th and 4th grade children blossom into intrinsically motivated and eager learners. The teachers are approachable and willing to enrich or reinforce on an individual basis. Forever friendships and all of the preparation they need to succeed in high school.
  • Top NotchParent 02/05/2015
    Woodland is dedicated to educating the whole child. Through caring teachers and coaches my son excelled academically, grew spiritually, and developed an understanding of community and social consciousness. After graduating he entered a competitive high school, where he continues to excel, thanks to the... More
  • Best School in MemphisTeacher/Staff 11/19/2014
    Challenging and Caring are two words that come to mind, the opportunities that exist at Woodland are second to none. It is a fantastic place to work and an even better place to have your children grow up.
  • Woodland prepared by daughters well!Parent 11/19/2014
    After graduating from Woodland my daughters attended a very rigorous high school and they did extremely well. They are now in college and succeeding in both their majors. They will tell you that Woodland prepared them academically, socially and spiritually. Woodland also enabled them to be self confident... More
  • WelcomingParent 11/18/2014
    My daughter enrolled in the 6th grade and we have all enjoyed the teachers, students, and process of the experience. I could not speak highly enough of this special environment that couples education with elevation.
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Diversity

  • Somewhat Diverse Economically30% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Somewhat Diverse Racially

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