Complete Curriculum (Vertically-Aligned, PK-8):  Everyday Math, Integrated Language Arts including Open Court, Handwriting without Tears, Social Studies, Science (K-8), Computer and integrated technology, Art, Music, Modern Language, Physical Education, Drama, Library, Skills, Resource Room. Focus is on teaching 21st Century "Mission" Skills with active-learning methodology.


Median score for 8th graders on CTP IV mathematics achievement is 97% +2* and the median score on verbal reasoning was 94% +4*. Two thirds of all TLS students (of testing age) qualify for the Duke University Talent Identification Program. Everyday Math School of Excellence. Nationally-benchmarked top 20 independent K-8 school.

Competitive Athletics

Football, Basketball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Tennis, Track, Cross Country, Cheerleading, Volleyball, and Archery.


Basketball, Soccer, Track, Hockey, Football and Flag Football, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Dance, Wrestling, Tumbling, Softball, Golf, Baseball, Drama, Yoga, Cooking, Science, Computer…see website for complete listings.

Extracurricular Activities

Speech and Debate, Yearbook, Applied Music Lessons, Chess Club, Destination Imagination, Coding Academy, Chinese Classes.

Secondary School Placement for the Class of 2013

Day SchoolsBoarding Schools
Henry Clay High School/ Liberal Arts Academy Asheville School, NC
Lexington Catholic High School/Exemplar Scholars Program Blue Ridge School, VA
Lafayette High School/Performing Arts Program  
Lexington Montessori High School  
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School/Math, Science, Technology Program  
Sayre School  
Tates Creek High School International Baccalaureate Program  
The STEAM Academy  

* score changes since previous year