Palisades Episcopal School offers an exceptional classical curriculum that challenges students’ minds and nourishes their spirits. The unique PES curriculum is designed to cultivate, inspire, and challenge its students, deepening their faith while broadening their academic understanding and personal growth.
Cultivate: Palisades Episcopal School is committed to providing a classical curriculum emphasizing the core knowledge and skills necessary for students to become active learners and informed citizens. Palisades Episcopal School students are immersed in literature, scientific inquiry, mathematic and world studies, and enrichment opportunities reflective of a classical liberal arts education.
Inspire: In addition to fostering academic excellence, Palisades Episcopal School is dedicated to nurturing the character and wisdom of its students. Learning at Palisades Episcopal School extends beyond the classroom walls – inspiring students’ commitment to faith, service of others, and environmental responsibility. Palisades Episcopal School uniquely ties academic scholarship with authentic opportunities for students to experience learning first hand. Students engage in outdoor learning and regular field trips, utilizing the campus’ beautiful wooded grounds and all that the Charlotte area has to offer.
Challenge: Palisades Epsicopal School strives to nurture the individual talents and interests of its students. With over 56% of PES full-time faculty holding advanced degrees, 78% of whom have more than 5 years experience, and an optimal class size of 20, students are consistently provided differentiated learning opportunities designed to challenge each child. Palisades Episcopal School students are taught how to learn and how to optimize their own strengths, so they will become independent, self-motivated, life-long learners.