Enrichment activities give boys the opportunity to explore special interests and hone their passions.

Enrichment Progams

In addition to the enrichment opportunities experienced by the boys during the school day, Gilman Lower School offers a growing list of before and after school clubs.

  • Greenhounds
  • Student Council
  • Drum Circle
  • MakerSpace
  • MakerLab
  • Gilman Gazette
  • Robotics

In addition, Gilman allows outside groups to provide enrichment opportunities on campus during the school year such as chess, coding, drones, fitness, and science exploration.


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Lower School Curriculum Guide 2017-2018
Approximate Grade Size  
Kindergarten 35
Prep-One 23
First 39
Second 42
Third 41
Fourth 53
Fifth 51

Reading and math classes are smaller.

Student-Teacher Ratio  
Kindergarten 7:1
Prep-One 8:1
First 13:1
Second 14:1
Third 14:1
Fourth 18:1
Fifth 17:1