About the Lower School


Welcome to Alverno Heights Academy Lower School

The Lower School at Alverno Heights Academy is an independent, progressive, Catholic transitional kindergarten (TK)-8th grade elementary and middle school for girls and boys. The school is located on the property of Alverno Heights Academy, an established college preparatory school for young women. Alverno boasts a beautiful 13-acre property, which includes this historic Villa del Sol d’Oro, brand-new soccer and softball fields, state of the art Learning Technology Center (LTC), classroom buildings, and plenty of room for expansion. The property is the former estate of Dr. Walter Jarvis Barlow and Mrs. Marion Brooks Barlow. 


Joanne Harabedian, Alverno Heights Academy class of 1969, has been officially hired as the Director of the Lower School at Alverno Heights Academy. Learn more about Mrs. Harabedian’s experience here. 

Contact Ms. Joanne Harabedian ’69, Director of the Lower School, at jharabedian@alvernoheights.org

To learn more about the history of Alverno Heights Academy, please click here. To learn more about the history of the Villa del Sol d’Oro, please click here

The gallery below contains information about Alverno’s campus as well as information on the Lower School’s Academic, Athletic, Activities, Arts, and Campus Ministry programs.

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