Welcome to the Great Hearts Irving Lower School!

We are delighted to have you as part of our wonderful community.

All new families are invited to a virtual New Family Orientation over Facebook Live on Wednesday, April 28th at 9am. Visit greatheartsirving.org/newfamilyorientation for details.

Below you will find numerous resources and helpful information as you begin to get acquainted with your child’s new school.

Topics are listed in alphabetical order.

Academic Calendars

Academic Calendars

You can always visit greatheartsirving.org/calendars to find our Academic Calendar and for the most up-to-date information on everything coming up.

Calendars
Athenaeum

Athenaeum

Athenaeum is Great Hearts's after-school program for students in Kindergarten through 5th grades. Athenaeum provides students dedicated homework time in addition to a diverse array of culturally-enriching, academically-oriented activities.

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Attendance

Attendance

Your child’s daily, on-time attendance is critical to his/her success. Frequent absences can cause your child to fall behind in his/her schoolwork. Visit greatheartsirving.org/attendance for more information on our attendance policies.

Attendance Details
Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfast and Lunch

Great Hearts Irving is proud to partner with Preferred Meals to offer a healthy and delicious breakfast and lunch to every student who wants one, every day.

Menus and More
Carline

Carline

To make our morning and afternoon carlines as safe and efficient as possible, all families should acquaint themselves with our carline routes and procedures. Visit greatheartsirving.org/carlinemaps for detailed maps and instructions we will ask you to follow when dropping off and picking up your children.

Carline Maps
Curriculum

Curriculum

While students will learn at different paces, we believe that true education is a matter of development over time and within a stable community. At Great Hearts we give our students individualized attention, but always within a unified, multi-disciplined curriculum.

Curriculum Map
Family Handbook

Family Handbook

The most comprehensive presentation of the Great Hearts Irving Lower School's philosophy, policies, and expectations for scholars and families is contained in our Family Handbook. All parents should read it carefully.

Family Handbook
Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

Great Hearts Irving is proud to serve a community united by our pursuit of truth, goodness, and beauty and the best possible education for our children. Financial assistance with breakfast and lunch, uniforms, and books and supplies is available to those who qualify.

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Newsletter Signup

Newsletter Signup

Each Sunday, our newsletter entitled “The Week Ahead” shares important dates and announcements with our community. To respect your email preferences, we ask parents to opt in to this newsletter.

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School Supplies & Classics to Keep

School Supplies & Classics to Keep

Great Hearts Irving partners with EduKit to make shopping for supplies as easy and convenient as possible. Grade-level supply lists are also available for parents who wish to shop on their own.

Book & Supply Lists
Uniforms

Uniforms

Uniforms create a distraction-free learning environment in which the conversation is free to focus on nobler and more permanent things than the latest fad and fashion. Great Hearts Irving's uniforms are supplied by Dennis and Flynn O'Hara.

Details
Windows into Wonder

Windows into Wonder

If you have not yet had a chance to visit our campus, we invite you to join one of our upcoming "Window into Wonder" tours.

Tours