Green Acres School
Green Acres School is an Age 3 to Grade 8 progressive school located in North Bethesda, MD. Since 1934, Green Acres School has challenged and inspired students to live and learn with intellect, curiosity, determination, joy, and compassion. The school is considered the leading progressive school in the nation.
Green Acres School ignites a love of learning in every child, providing students with meaningful, rigorous challenges that empower them to tap into their intellect, curiosity, compassion, determination, and innate joy for learning.
Teachers at Green Acres are experts in education and child development. They skillfully blend innovation, brain research, and tradition to help students develop into determined makers and risk takers, and driven learners. Green Acres graduates find success in high school, college, and beyond, using their solid intellectual foundation, creativity, and strong ethical framework to emerge as leaders in a wide variety of disciplines.
Located on 15 wooded acres in North Bethesda, learning at Green Acres extends into the forest and streams—particularly advantageous for STEAM learning across all divisions—playgrounds, and athletic fields. The school was named a Maryland Green School in 2015.
Available Spots: Still accepting applications for K, 1, 2, and 5.
Age 3 - Grade 8
Years Established: 1934
Average Class Size: 12
Tuition: 17,700 (Half-day Pre-K), $26,500 (Pre-K), $28,000 (Kindergarten), $35,270 (1st - 8th Grade)
Who you serve:
Co-ed, Elementary, Middle School, Preschool
Green Acres School challenges and inspires students to live and learn with intellect, curiosity, determination, joy, and compassion.
Green Acres School has embraced the principles of progressive education since 1934. Our program nurtures children’s development, encourages respect for others, and fosters students’ ability to observe, question, evaluate, and make decisions.
At Green Acres School, our values address the world’s abiding need for compassion, community, responsibility, and independent thought. We celebrate both individuality and diversity, cultivating understanding of various backgrounds and viewpoints. Our campus design and generous time outdoors engage students with the environment, reflecting our respect for the natural world.
- Address: 11701 Danville Drive, Rockville, MD 20852 United States
- Zip Code: 20852
- Phone: 301-881-4100
- Website: http://www.greenacres.org