Lowell School

Lowell 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.

Blyth-Templeton Academy

Blyth-Templeton Academy

Blyth-Templeton Academy is a college-preparatory, private, non-sectarian, co-educational high school serving grades 9-12. We are a micro school that averages just eight students per class and provides an academically-rigorous experiential education where students learn outside of the classroom as well as within it. We take advantage of all D.C. has to offer and are continually growing together in pursuit of deeper learning.
Features of our program include:
· Average class sizes of 8
· Small school size
· Block schedule, with 3 periods a day of 2 hours and 20 minutes
· 4-terms per year
· Access to summer, online, and international programs with our partner Blyth Academy
· Required service learning for all students
· Easy access to public transportation
· Full-time tuition $15,500
· Financial aid & scholarships

River School

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.

St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School

St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School

St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School is a Nursery – Grade 8 independent school located in Washington D.C.

We believe that all people are created in the image of God and so we are called the Children of God. We believe that Honesty, Responsibility, Kindness, and Respect are essential to caring for ourselves, other people and the world around us.

St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School educates students in Nursery through Grade 8. Believing that all of the individuals within the St. Patrick’s community—teacher and learner, adult and young person—are active, growing, and changing, we work to challenge and support them in what we understand to be a lifelong process. In particular, we strive to create an atmosphere of trust and cooperation in which to nourish each student’s growth toward personal integrity and a lifetime of service.

Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital (Formerly JPDS-NC)

Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital (Formerly JPDS-NC)

Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School (formerly JPDS-NC) is the only Jewish Day School in Washington, D.C. and provides collaborative and experiential learning with an engaging and flexible dual curriculum of general and Jewish studies to children in grades PK-7. Grade 8 will open in fall 2019. Milton delivers a top-notch education in every subject area, equipping graduates to succeed wherever their next steps lead them, as well as a deep grounding in Jewish values. The environment of the school is vibrantly pluralistic — students from across the spectrum of Jewish observance (and non-observance) are welcomed enthusiastically, as are interfaith families.

British International School of Washington

British International School of Washington

British International School of Washington is a thriving international school in Georgetown, Washington, DC. With 500 students representing more than 60 nationalities, we are a premier private school for children age two through to the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Our highly-regarded program of international curricula is unique in Washington, and the enthusiasm for learning throughout the school is truly remarkable. Our students enjoy their school experience, becoming active participants in learning and growing in confidence. Our UK-trained teachers focus on developing the whole child, enabling academic learning, personal growth and global awareness. Internationally minded and ready for the future, our students achieve outstanding success and progress to prestigious universities.

British International School of Washington is part of Nord Anglia Education, the world’s leading premium school organization. Founded in 1972, the Nord Anglia Education family of 54 schools extends to 24 countries, providing opportunities for our students to collaborate with their peers around the world. We understand the importance of great teachers and work to attract and retain the world’s best education professionals to inspire our students to greatness. As a large family of schools, we are able to offer some unique collaborations through Juilliard, MIT and UNICEF to our school. At Nord Anglia Education, we are ambitious for our students and we are committed to helping others to be the best they can be.

Capitol Learning Academy

Capitol Learning Academy

Elementary-aged students from varied backgrounds within Washington, DC need access to learning which values and highlights diversity, utilizes group and independent work skills, and incorporates relevant technology in order to be better prepared for the unknown, ever-changing future that awaits them. Capitol Learning Academy will fill this need by providing innovative learning experiences, based in problem-solving, to bolster curiosity and push students to think, explore, question and learn from themselves, technology resources, and their community.

Capitol Learning Academy will cater to families from all socioeconomic backgrounds of Washington, DC, through an indexed tuition model and forward thinking curriculum. The education model will put students at the center of their own learning, allowing them to spend the majority of their school day working in multi-age small groups to solve real-world problems, while developing skills and knowledge that apply to their group projects. Teachers will work with students in small groups throughout the day, to address foundational skills in math and literacy, and will facilitate students as they design their own learning path through experiences, technological exploration and community interactions.

Kids Are US Learning Center, Inc.

Kids Are US Learning Center, Inc.

Kids are Us Learning Center, Inc. is located in SE Washington, DC and provides early learning education for children 6 weeks to 5 years old.

We provide early learning education for children six weeks through 5 years old. Our center’s curriculum is The Creative Curriculum®, a research-based, international program, which is used in each classroom at every age level. It’s adapted for each developmental stage and balances both teacher-directed and child-initiated learning. While never losing sight of the primary importance of social/emotional development, the curriculum teaches concepts in:

  • literacy
  • math
  • science
  • social studies
  • the arts
  • technology

We are committed to providing a safe, fun and educational environment for your child, where they are loved and taught by experts dedicated to the highest standards in the early childhood field.

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Southwest

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Southwest

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School is an engaging learning experience that prepares three- and four-year old children to succeed in Kindergarten. Ages three and four mark a critical point in a child’s development. That’s why AppleTree focuses exclusively on preschool and pre-K. We are a free, full-day public charter school with campuses throughout the District serving DC families with preschool age children.

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Parklands

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Parklands

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School is an engaging learning experience that prepares three- and four-year old children to succeed in Kindergarten. Ages three and four mark a critical point in a child’s development. That’s why AppleTree focuses exclusively on preschool and pre-K. We are a free, full-day public charter school with campuses throughout the District serving DC families with preschool age children.

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Oklahoma Avenue

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Oklahoma Avenue

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School is an engaging learning experience that prepares three- and four-year old children to succeed in Kindergarten. Ages three and four mark a critical point in a child’s development. That’s why AppleTree focuses exclusively on preschool and pre-K. We are a free, full-day public charter school with campuses throughout the District serving DC families with preschool age children.

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Lincoln Park

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Lincoln Park

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School is an engaging learning experience that prepares three- and four-year old children to succeed in Kindergarten. Ages three and four mark a critical point in a child’s development. That’s why AppleTree focuses exclusively on preschool and pre-K. We are a free, full-day public charter school with campuses throughout the District serving DC families with preschool age children.

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Columbia Heights

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Columbia Heights

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School is an engaging learning experience that prepares three- and four-year old children to succeed in Kindergarten. Ages three and four mark a critical point in a child’s development. That’s why AppleTree focuses exclusively on preschool and pre-K. We are a free, full-day public charter school with campuses throughout the District serving DC families with preschool age children.

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Douglas Knoll

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School – Douglas Knoll

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School is an engaging learning experience that prepares three- and four-year old children to succeed in Kindergarten. Ages three and four mark a critical point in a child’s development. That’s why AppleTree ELPCS focuses exclusively on preschool and pre-K. We are a free, full-day public charter school with campuses throughout the District serving DC families with preschool age children.

Fusion Academy Washington DC

Fusion Academy Washington DC

Fusion Academy Washington DC is a revolutionary private middle and high school where positive relationships unlock academic potential. We are a non-traditional community of learning with the smallest class size possible: one student and one teacher per classroom. This allows us to personalize curriculum for each student’s unique strengths, interests, and learning style. We are also able to customize scheduling; students may enroll at any time (even during the summer) and take classes at a time of day that works best for them.

Our supportive staff and campus environment provide a safe space for students to flourish emotionally, socially, and academically. It includes a state-of-the-art recording studio and a mixed-media art studio for students to express their creativity. Our Homework Café® is where students complete all their homework before they leave for the day with help and supervision from a teacher.

Classes are offered at three levels: essential, college prep, and honors. From algebra to yoga and everything in between, we have a wide variety of classes to choose from. Students can enroll full-time, take classes for credit, or utilize our tutoring services. In addition to academics, we partner with outside therapeutic professionals to support students’ emotional health and help foster a balanced life.

While it’s impossible to put our students into categories, we generally serve students with the following backgrounds: ADHD, accelerated/gifted learners, dyslexia, mild learning differences, social challenges, school anxiety, or students with challenging schedules. Students who attend Fusion have one thing in common: traditional school isn’t working.