McLean School is transformative. An independent, co-educational, K-12 day school in Potomac, Maryland, McLean has for sixty years been helping bright students realize their full potential by providing a comprehensive college preparatory program that emphasizes small classes, differentiated instruction and individualized program enhancement. We embrace both traditional learners and ones with mild to moderate learning differences—including language-based differences, ADHD, and anxiety. Many of our students excel in some areas while benefiting from support in others.
McLean distinguishes itself through its readiness to accelerate students in areas of strength while supporting them in others. Our Upper School curriculum offers an extensive selection of AP and honors classes.
McLean graduates have gained acceptances to colleges and universities such as Berklee College of Music, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt and Vassar. These placements are a tribute to the fine quality of our students, teachers and program. For each student, we seek to find the right college; not just the most selective one.
Always a leader in teaching to individual aptitudes and achievement levels, McLean is now also at the forefront among east coast schools of implementing Mindful practices. A rapidly growing body of scientific research shows that mindful practice reduces stress and aids in focus, performance, and the learning process overall.
To see McLean up close is to see a school that transforms lives.
K - 12
Years Established: 1954
Tuition: $29,990 - $41,990
Who you serve:
Co-ed, Elementary, High School, Middle School
McLean School’s mission is to make education accessible, stimulating, and meaningful to a broad range of learners.
Our students flourish because McLean responds to students’ learning styles.
McLean prepares students intellectually and socially by encouraging self-advocacy and building self-confidence.
Our students succeed because they learn how to learn.
- Address: 8224 Lochinver Lane Potomac, MD 20854
- Zip Code: 20854
- Phone: 301.299.8277
- Website: http://www.mcleanschool.org/