Private School Guide

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BASIS Independent McLean

8000 Jones Branch Dr.McLeanVirginia22102

BASIS Independent McLean, age 2–grade 12 private school in Tysons Corner, raises the standards of student learning to the highest international levels in a globally benchmarked liberal arts and STEM-focused curriculum. The BASIS Curriculum is a blend of best educational practices from around the world and provides students with the type of rigorous and comprehensive education found in top-performing countries. Passionate expert teachers bring advanced material to life across a wide breadth of disciplines, including Mandarin, logic, engineering, economics, performing arts, humanities, and more. Students gain the content knowledge, critical thinking, and self-advocacy skills needed to succeed in the world’s top colleges and universities.

 

Location: McLean, Tysons Corner
Total Student Population: 435
Avg Class Size: 20
Teacher/Student Ratio: varies by age
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniform: N
Bus: Y
Lowest Tuition: $22,000
Annual Tuition Grade 12: $29,000
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish, French, Latin, Mandarin

Website: https://mclean.basisindependent.com/

Phone Number: 703-854-1253

Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School

3500 Woodley Road, NWWashington, DC20016

At Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, we provide an extraordinary early childhood education in a diverse community that values every individual. Beauvoir’s program encourages creative, courageous learners and builds an enduring foundation for a lifelong spirit of inquiry and joy in learning.

 

Total Student Population: 374
Avg Class Size: 20
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal
Uniform: N
Bus: N
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $37,500
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): N/A
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish

Website: https://www.beauvoirschool.org/

Phone Number: 202-537-6485

Bishop O’Connell High School

6600 Little Falls RoadArlington22213

Bishop Denis J. O’Connell High School is a faith-filled community of learning, rooted in a tradition of service and excellence. Founded by six local parishes in 1957, our school was built to serve the rapidly growing suburban Catholic population in the Washington, D.C. area. Today, our student body of over 1,100 reflects the diversity of this community.

 

Total Student Population: 1,200
Avg Class Size: 17
Student/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Uniform: Y
Bus: Y
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $16,535
Annual Tuition Grade 12: $16,535
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish, French, Latin, German

Website: https://www.bishopoconnell.org/

Phone Number: 703-237-1433

Burgundy Farm Country Day School

700 Burgundy RoadAlexandriaVirginia22303

Burgundy Farm Country Day School believes that children learn best in an inclusive, creative, and nurturing environment that engages the whole child. Burgundy’s innovative, hands-on approach to education cultivates independent thinking, promotes academic excellence, instills respect for diversity, and teaches responsibility for self, for others, and for the natural world.

 

Total Student Population: 270
Avg Class Size: 15
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniform: N
Bus: Y
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $28,992
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): N/A
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish, French

Grades: Age 4-Grade 8
Gender: Co-ed

Website: https://burgundyfarm.org/

Phone Number: 703-329-6968

Children’s House Montessori School

2425 North Glebe RoadArlington 22207

We believe in providing a high-quality Montessori education in a safe and supportive environment while honoring the individual talents of each child. We are a Montessori preschool that serves children from two to six years of age. Established in 2000, CHMS is licensed by Arlington County, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and is a full member of the American Montessori Society.

 

Total Student Population: 107
Avg Class Size: 18
Student/Teacher Ratio: varies by age
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniform: Y
Bus: N
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): see website
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): N/A
Foreign Languages Offered: see website

Grades: Ages 2-6
Gender: Co-ed

Website: https://www.montessoriofarlington.com/

Phone Number: 703-276-1360

Commonwealth Academy

1321 Leslie AvenueAlexandriaVirginia22301

Commonwealth Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for average to gifted students who benefit from small classes and instruction designed to address various learning styles, including those students who have organizational, attention, or learning differences.

 

Total Student Population: 165
Avg Class Size: Lower School: 5 | Upper School: 8
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniform: N
Bus: N
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $38,500
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): $38,500
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish

Grades: 3-12
Gender: Co-ed

Website: https://www.ca-empowers.org/

Phone Number: 703-548-6912

Congressional School

3229 Sleepy Hollow RoadFalls ChurchVirginia22042

Congressional School serves more than 345 students and 2,000 campers annually through its academic and summer programs. The private school develops great thinkers and leaders by encouraging students to explore, embrace challenge, and grow through an innovative academic program —all in a diverse and caring community.

 

Total Student Population: 330
Avg Class Size: 13
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniform: Dress Code
Bus: Y
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $24,900
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): N/A
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish, French, Latin

Grades: Infant-Grade 8
Gender: Co-ed

Website: https://www.congressionalschool.org/

Phone Number: 703-533-1064

Nysmith School for the Gifted

13625 EDS DriveHerndonVirginia20171

Founded in 1983, The Nysmith School is a private school serving preschool through 8th grade, with transportation and extended day care available. Our Herndon, VA location is convenient to Fairfax County, Loudoun County, and Washington DC Metro area residents.

 

Total Student Population: 582
Avg Class Size: 17
Student/Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniform: N
Bus: Y
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $24,100
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): N/A
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish, French, Latin

Grades: Age 3-Grade 8
Gender: Co-ed

Website: https://www.nysmith.com/

Phone Number: 703-713-3332

Oakwood School

7210 Braddock RoadAnnadale Virginia22003

Oakwood School provides a multisensory educational program in which students with learning differences are guided to achieve their unique academic and social potential in a nurturing community environment.

Total Student Population: 100
Avg Class Size: 10
Student/Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Religious Affiliation: nONE
Uniform: N
Bus: N
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $38,250
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): N/A
Foreign Languages Offered: N/A

Website: https://www.oakwoodschool.com/

Phone Number: (703) 941-5788

Our Lady of Victory School

4755 Whitehaven Pkwy, NWWashington, DC20007

Our Lady of Victory is a dynamic and diverse Catholic school located in the heart of Washington, DC, with 200 students in PK3 through 8th grade. OLV is well known for its academic excellence, superior staff, small student/teacher ratio, well-rounded graduates and its recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

 

Total Student Population: 225
Avg Class Size: 19
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Religious Affiliation: Catholic
Uniform: Y
Bus: N
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $10,614
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): N/A
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish, Latin

Grades: PK3-8
Gender: Co-ed

Website: https://www.olvschooldc.net/

Phone Number: 202-337-1421

Our Savior Lutheran School

825 S Taylor St.ArlingtonVirginia22204

It is the mission of Our Savior Lutheran School to build character and instill values through a quality Christ-centered education in a nurturing environment. Our Savior Lutheran School serves our students as a foundation for life. We dedicate ourselves to a Christ-centered education, in partnership with the home, to address the needs of the whole child.

 

Total Student Population: 130
Avg Class Size: 13-15
Student/Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Religious Affiliation: Lutheran/Christian
Uniform: Y
Bus: N
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): 7700
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): N/A
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish

Grades: PK-8
Gender: Co-ed

Website: https://www.osva.org/

Phone Number: 703-892-4846

St. John’s College High School

2607 Military Road, NW Chevy ChaseDistrict Of Columbia20015

St. John’s College High School is a private, Lasallian Catholic coeducational school located in Chevy Chase, DC. Our mission is to provide a quality education to young men and women from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.

 

Total Student Population: 1,170
Avg Class Size: 20
Student/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Uniform: Y
Bus: Y
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $20,675
Annual Tuition Grade 12: $20,675
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish, French, Latin

Website: https://www.stjohnschs.org/

Phone Number: 202-363-2316

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School

1000 St. Stephen's RoadAlexandriaVirginia22304

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes is a JK-12 Episcopal day school located six miles south of Washington, D.C., in Alexandria, Virginia. Our school consists of three distinct campuses within a 1.5 mile radius, each uniquely tailored to meet the needs of the students within.

 

Total Student Population: 1,122
Avg Class Size: 12-16
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal
Uniform: Dress Code
Bus: Y
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $31,000
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): $41,550
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish, French, Latin, Mandarin

Grades: JK-12
Gender: Co-ed

Website: https://www.sssas.org/

Phone Number: 703-751-2700

The Auburn School, Fairfax Campus

3800 Concorde ParkwayChantillyVirginia20151

The Auburn School offers a dynamic educational program for intellectually curious students with challenges in the areas of communication, socialization, pragmatic language, and organization. Our program is appropriate for students who can learn successfully and appropriately in a small classroom setting. Auburn’s program simultaneously supports the development of academic skills, social competency and pragmatic language in an engaging educational environment.

 

Total Student Population: 55
Avg Class Size: 8
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:2
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniform: N
Bus: N
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): inquire
Annual Tuition Grade 12: inquire
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish

Website: https://www.theauburnschool.org/

Phone Number: 703-739-9353

The Brooksfield School

1830 Kirby RoadMcLeanVirginia22101

The Brooksfield School was founded in 1987 as a unique Montessori School dedicated to providing a loving, stimulating and creative environment with a focus on the arts. We strive to nurture the social, physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development of our students.

 

Total Student Population: 105
Avg Class Size: 20
Student/Teacher Ratio: Toddlers 5:1 | PreK/K 10:1
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniform: N
Bus: Y (for FCPS bef/aft care)
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): Toddlers: $15,713 | Preschool: $14,504
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): N/A
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish

Website: https://www.brooksfieldschool.org/

Phone Number: 703-356-KIDS

The Langley School

1411 Balls Hill RoadMcLeanVirginia22101

Founded upon a deep appreciation for childhood, and an abiding belief in the necessity and power of parent/teacher partnership, The Langley School offers an exceptional community and an individually attuned academic program, proving both to be mutually reinforcing and equally essential.

 

Total Student Population: 480
Avg Class Size: 15-18
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniform: N
Bus: Y
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $16,250
Annual Tuition (Grade 12): N/A
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish, French, Chinese

Grades: PS-8
Gender: Co-ed

Website: https://www.langleyschool.org/

Phone Number: 703-356-1920

The Potomac School

1301 Potomac School RoadMcLeanVirginia22101-2398

At The Potomac School, we believe that intellectual development, love of learning, and strength of character are complementary and equally essential educational goals. With a firm commitment to our core values and a rigorous academic program, we prepare students to lead lives of purpose, achievement, and generosity of spirit.

 

Total Student Population: 1,050
Avg Class Size: 16
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Religious Affiliation: None
Uniform: Grades 4-8
Bus: Y
Lowest Tuition (5-day students): $36,600
Annual Tuition Grade 12: $42,500
Foreign Languages Offered: Spanish, French, Latin, Mandarin

Website: https://www.potomacschool.org/

Phone Number: 703-749-6313

The Sycamore School

4600 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 300ArlingtonVirginia22203

The Sycamore School integrates academic development, social emotional growth and civic engagement. We value all three core branches of personal growth and will use curricula to support a student’s development as a whole person.

Total Student Population: 60 students
Avg Class Size: 10
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Religious Affiliation: N
Uniform: N
Bus: N
Annual Tuition: $25,000

Languages offered: Spanish, French

Grades: 5-12

Website: https://thesycamoreschoolva.org/

Phone Number: 703-717-5360

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