Our Lady of Mercy School, guided by the heritage of our Catholic faith, provides each student the opportunity to reach full potential of mind, body and spirit. Through daily exposure to individualized instructional environments, technology and innovative teaching methods, Mercy students learn to think, question, collaborate and lead in 21st century society.
Our Lady of Mercy School
Waterfront Academy is a dual immersion (Spanish and English) faith-based Montessori school with emphasis on charity and stewardship in the Catholic tradition. We serve children between 18 months to 8th grade through several of our programs: Pre-Primary, Primary, Elementary, and Middle School.
Lowell School honors the individuality of each child. We give children time and space to grow and nurture the strengths of each individual. A fundamental understanding of the developmental stages of cognitive, social, emotional, and physical growth informs all that we do with children. We foster intellectual and emotional self-reliance, with a guiding value of respect for each other. This approach provides the foundation for children to be highly motivated learners with a strong sense of self-worth and efficacy.
Thinking, creating, connecting are at the heart of what we do at Lowell. Every day, we help children to develop the critical, foundational skills needed for a lifetime of learning; we encourage them to pursue their passions and apply their skills to solve meaningful problems; and we further our work together by communicating with honesty, openness, and respect. I invite you to learn more about Lowell—peruse our website or visit the school and see our exceptional programs in action! – Debbie Gibbs, Head of School
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School (Age 2- Grade 2) Campus
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory school for students in Preschool through Grade Twelve.
Christ Episcopal School
Christ Episcopal School (CES) is an educational gem in historic Rockville, seconds from I-270 and two blocks from Rockville Town Center. CES has been known for providing a rigorous private school education at an affordable price for the last half century. CES is a diverse school committed to providing traditional curricula using 21st century technologies. Through relationships with Johns Hopkins Center for Technology in Education, NASA’s Space Telescope Science Institute and Carnegie Institution for Science, CES students are well prepared for the rapidly changing world in which they live and welcomed into top-area high schools. A ministry of Christ Episcopal Church parish, founded in 1726, CES honors its history while also embracing families of all faiths. A commitment to cultivating moral and ethical behavior is reflected in the CES mission: Academic excellence, respect, and a passion to serve are the inspiration for our community where every interaction is rooted in our CES promise: to nurture students to become kind, confident, well-rounded individuals prepared to contribute to their community and thrive personally, spiritually and academically.
Browne Academy is a diverse independent day school committed to developing the whole child through extraordinary teaching, exceptional academic programs, and a nurturing community. We empower students to be critical thinkers, inspired innovators, engaged peers, and ethical leaders prepared with the confidence to thrive in a dynamic world.
Browne Academy began as one of the first integrated schools in Virginia. Today that spirit of inclusion endures, as our core values – excellence, diversity, character, and community – are an integral part of our school’s tapestry. By encouraging all members of our community to exemplify these values every day, we are building a foundation of empathy and respect that will serve our students throughout their lives.
We believe in providing our students with experiential learning opportunities that encourage thoughtful questioning, personal engagement, use of the greater community, and a deeper understanding of the world. Through our inquiry-based approach, we strive to foster our students’ natural curiosity and develop their lifelong love of learning.
We intentionally keep our class sizes small to nurture each child’s academic, social, and emotional growth. Students feel safe and cared for in such an environment, and as a result, we see them thrive. Our graduates are equipped both academically and personally to navigate life after Browne Academy with confidence.
Browne Academy’s Core Values
Excellence. We value and encourage the pursuit of one’s personal best in every endeavor within the Browne Academy community.
Diversity. We value and advocate for the richness of a multicultural community, composed of members with various perspectives and backgrounds, that fosters global awareness through mutual respect and understanding.
Character. We value and honor each individual and seek to cultivate integrity, moral responsibility, service, and citizenship.
Community. We value and support the common interests and shared goals of our entire Browne Academy family within a nurturing and safe environment.
Washington Episcopal School
Washington Episcopal School challenges Early Childhood, Primary, Elementary, and Middle School students to embrace academic rigor in an appropriately balanced and supportive environment. We are a diverse, inclusive community that respects individual differences, develops every child’s unique talents, and fosters learning inside and outside the classroom. Here, children stand out without burning out.
What Makes Our School Unique
spirit of achievement
Academic rigor is balanced with child-centered focus and support. Students are well prepared for success in high school and beyond.
spirit of community
All are welcome in our diverse, inclusive, and supportive community with small class sizes taught by talented and dedicated faculty.
spirit of adventure
Field and study trips broaden world views, foster personal growth, and create thoughtful world citizens.
spirit of creativity
Visual and performance arts are abundantly integrated into the program.
The Woods Academy
The Woods Academy is an inclusive Catholic community preparing boys and girls to lead lives of significance. Our academic program begins with Primary Montessori for students ages 3 – 6. It is a balanced and integrated curriculum in a classroom whose materials are beautiful, precise, and developmentally appropriate. Lessons are given individually. After Montessori we transition to a more “traditional” environment for our students in Grades 1 -8 that is filled with innovative and hands on opportunities; ways for children to truly understand what we are teaching. We prepare all students for the intellectual and social challenges at public, independent, and Catholic high schools. Our comprehensive high school placement program places nearly 100% of our students into their first choice high school. Outside of our strong academic program our children are exposed to a fine arts program, music classes that teach everything from drums of the world to classical guitar, technology that includes robotics as well as programming and coding, physical education classes twice a week in our state of the art gym or on our playing fields, and a library that encourages everyone to pick up a book and read. We seek to provide our students with an atmosphere that develops a lifelong love of learning by exposing them to a well-rounded curriculum that will develop their critical thinking and problem solving skills, not only for school but for life. The Woods Academy is where children come to discover their talents, grow in their faith, challenge themselves, and foster a strong desire to lead lives of significance.
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a coeducational Early Childhood Program serving infants through Kindergarten located in Bethesda, MD. Bus transportation is available for DC, MD, and VA.
Grace Episcopal Day School
Grace is a small school (approximately 100 students) with a big mission: to provide an excellent, well-rounded education to the diverse community of children who make up our city and our world. With over 63% of our student body composed of students of color, Grace reflects the rich diversity of the Washington, DC metro area. Like our founders in 1960, we believe that we are all better individuals when we are a part of a varied and inclusive whole.
At Grace, our focus is on the most important years of childhood: ages 3-11. We are committed to meeting children where they are and helping them to grow. Our eleven-acre campus offers easy access to the outdoors, with time each day for nature exploration, PE, and recess. Music, art, library, and weekly chapel and assembly help to cultivate creativity and develop confidence, oracy, and performance skills. From Kindergarten and up, Spanish and technology round out a suite of twenty-first century skills. Finally, as an Episcopal school, we are passionately committed to raising individuals who serve others, appreciate the wonder of our world, and feel connected to a larger whole.
Grace graduates have an impressive record of outplacement and success in middle and high school; but more importantly, they grow into nimble thinkers, confident individuals, and compassionate citizens.
Church of the Redeemer Christian School
At Church of the Redeemer Christian School, it is a distinct privilege to serve our Lord Jesus Christ. Our mission, though simply stated, is challenging to fulfill. Forming Christ-like character and pursuing academic excellence in order to grow faithful and fruitful followers of Jesus Christ are lofty goals. Yet, we can do no less to honor and glorify our Lord. I invite you, whatever your relationship to CORCS may be, to cover this mission with daily prayer. Help us help young people to be “in the world” but not “of the world”.
Church of the Redeemer Preschool runs 5 classes for ages 3 & 4 at either a morning or afternoon session. For 3′s; M/W/F (morning/afternooon) , T/Th (morning). For 4′s; M/T/W/Th. morning or afternoon. Session last three hours; 8:10am to 11:10am and 12:10pm to 3:10pm. Class sizes do not exceed 18 for 3′s or 20 for 4′s; a teacher and full time aide in class at all times.
Church of the Redeemer Elementary School provides kindergarten through 5th grade. Class size does not exceed 24 students. We provide a safe, organized, high tech (1:1 ipad use), Christian environment that supports academic, social, and spiritual growth. Special classes include art, physical education, music, band/orchestra, and Spanish.
Church of the Redeemer Middle School is a rigorous 6th though 8th grade learning environment. We provide an excellent 21st century learning experience for young teens. Core subjects supported by 1:1 ipad technology include Bible, Grammar, Literature, Social Studies, Science, accelerated Math curriculum, Spanish, and Physical Education. Electives focus in media arts, drama, and technology. Our students consistently matriculate to the best public high school programs or other equally rigorous private schools in the area.
Church of the Redeemer Before and Aftercare provides an organized before & after school program for kindergarten through 8th grade students. Activities include arts and crafts, team projects, free time, outdoor activities, snack, and homework with tutoring available. The program runs every school day from 6:30am to 8:10am; and 3:45pm to 6:00pm (noon to 6pm on school half days).
Church of the Redeemer Summer Camp is an extension of the school before/aftercare program. We hold a continuing letter of compliance with the state of Maryland. Weekly camps provide a full day of experience ranging from outdoor play, embracing the glory of God in prayer, healthy group competition, to organized learning activities as well as field trips and swimming every week.
The River School
The River School is dedicated to children 18 months through third grade. The school’s innovative educational model pairs a master’s level educator and a speech language pathologist in each classroom, and focuses on language, literacy and social development. Classroom practice emphasizes experiential and collaborative learning, using thematic curriculum to seamlessly integrate literacy, math, science, drama, music, art, physical education and yoga.
The River School’s unique inclusion program is internationally acclaimed. Most students (85% or more) are children with normal hearing; each classroom includes a few children with hearing loss who use cochlear implants or hearing aids. The teaching team supports all of the children in the classroom, with every student greatly benefiting from the rich educational experience.
The River School is located in northwest Washington DC, west of Georgetown and convenient to the Maryland and Virginia suburbs. It offers the advantages of a neighborhood setting with a public library, shopping and parks nearby.
Brooksfield School is a unique pre k-4th Montessori school idyllically situated on 5 beautiful acres in McLean, Va. Experience the adventure!
At Brooksfield, children become friends for life. Starting with pre-K and continuing through the fourth grade, Brooksfield makes learning an adventure. In a world in which manners, civility and love of knowledge are quickly disappearing, Brooksfield offers families an alternative that combines the best of today with the best of yesterday.
The Brooksfield Difference
Although our activities vary in subject matter, our approach to the child is consistent. A positive tone, reassuring words and constructive feedback have all become a Brooksfield trademark. Through training that guides our teachers to encourage grace and courtesy toward others, peaceful negotiations and resolutions, respect of oneself and the environment and compassion for all, we lead children toward developing responses that are thoughtful, considerate, appreciative, honest and polite. We find that this approach forms deep-rooted bonds among our students that last beyond the years they spend on our campus.
Primary Day School
The Primary Day School in Bethesda, Maryland, is a school for boys and girls from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 2. We are the only school in the area that focuses exclusively on children in this unique age group, and we do so for a very important reason. These are the most crucial learning years in children’s lives, a time when they are bursting with potential, ready for quantum leaps of development. At Primary Day, everything we do focuses on helping young children flourish—as learners and as people—during this vitally important time of life.
St. John’s Episcopal School
Why should your child’s education be anything less than transformational?
From our youngest students to our 8th graders, St. John’s believes in a purposeful education for your child by taking intentional steps to ensure they are challenged to become confident learners, to prepare them for their next steps in both education and life.
Our rigorous, research-based academic program, featuring small classes where your child is known and an accelerated curriculum, coupled with our strong belief in faith-based character education and community service, truly is the model for a balanced and transformational education. Each day, your child will enter an environment of cross-curricular learning, with teachers who work collaboratively to inspire and challenge them.
Choosing St. John’s means your child will learn the importance of moral character and global citizenship in a safe and nurturing community environment. Choosing St. John’s means your child will be inspired each day.
For a personal tour, please contact Margaret Curry, Director of Admissions, at 301-774-6804 or firstname.lastname@example.org