National Presbyterian School is committed to safeguarding the all-important decade of childhood — the years from Age 3 to Sixth Grade. We believe that love is a precondition to excellent learning. By presenting a challenging academic program in a nurturing school community, we give children the intellectual, spiritual, personal, physical and emotional foundations that will enable them to be successful learners and good people.
Age 3 - Grade 6
Years Established: 1969
Enrollment: 300 students
Average Class Size: Student/Teacher Ratio of 7:1
Tuition: $17,155 - $30,500
Who you serve:
Co-ed, Christian, Elementary, Middle School, Presbyterian, Preschool
Founded in 1969 as an educational mission of The National Presbyterian Church, National Presbyterian School is a traditional, co-educational elementary school dedicated to educational excellence in an ecumenical Christian environment. A loving and inclusive community, NPS strives to help children develop intellectual, spiritual, and personal foundations that will serve them throughout their lives.
- Address: 4121 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016
- Zip Code: 20016
- Phone: 202-537-7508
- Website: http://www.nps-dc.org
What differentiates your school from all others?
NPS provide an ideal elementary school learning experience:
Twelve years old (6th Grade) is a key age to be the oldest in a school. Without the influence of teenagers, this is the last year that children remain open to adults while emerging as sophisticated thinkers. To be top dogs in 6th grade benefits character and academic growth that serves students well for years to come.
Seventh grade placement is stellar. Renowned for academic sophistication, confidence, and compassion, our graduates are highly sought after by a wide array of schools in seventh grade.
NPS provides excellent preparation. We balance a traditional culture with innovative teaching, featuring Project Zero thinking routines, integration of the arts, and a focus on social, emotional, and academic development.
NPS offers an inclusive religious component, providing spiritual growth, Biblical and religious literacy, and a focus on values.
Diversity & Inclusion is a priority, and we offer an intentional approach to create an environment in which all community members are welcomed and valued.
NPS is a community like no other, focusing on the family’s experience during the fleeting time when children still want their parents involved in life at school.