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Guide to Private Schools|Education Services|Programs|DC MD VA

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MULTIPLE LOCATIONS (DC, MD & VA) | MARYLAND (See Also Multiple Locations) | VIRGINIA (See Also Multiple Locations)
WASHINGTON, DC (See Also Multiple Loc) | BOARDING SCHOOLS | TEACHER TRAINING
FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS | STEM PROGRAMS | RESOURCES, SERVICES & SUPPLIES
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Montessori County School
Ages 2.5-K. MCS is a nonprofit school dedicated to providing an outstanding Montessori education. Students enjoy a quiet, green oasis in their two-acre campus, with shaded play areas and unparalleled enrichment activities.
www.mcsherndon.com , 621 Alabama Dr., Herndon, VA,


MULTIPLE LOCATIONS (DC, MD & VA)


The Auburn School
Grades K-12. Offering a dynamic and integrated educational program for intellectually curious students with challenges in organization, socialization, communication and language. Locations: Fairfax Campus (K-12), 3800 Concorde Pkwy,Suite 500, Chantilly, VA, 703-793-9353; Silver Spring Campus (K-8), 9545 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD, 301-588-8048; Baltimore Campus (K-8), 7401 Park Heights Ave., Pikesville, MD, 410-617-0418.
www.theauburnschool.org , admissions@theauburnschool.org,


Montessori Schools in MD, VA and DC
Montessori education emphasizes independence, freedom within limits and respect for a child's natural development. Find Montessori schools in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. See full-page ad in each issue of "Washington Parent."
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Northeast Stars
Ages 24 months-5 years. A private Montessori Preschool. Accredited & licensed teachers. Bright and secure classrooms. Schedule an observation today! Old Town Alexandria: 697 North Washington St.., Alexandria, VA. Capitol Hill: 1325 Maryland Ave., NE, Washington, DC.
www.nestars.net , northeaststarsmontessori.nes@gmail.com, 703-945-0408.


MARYLAND (See Also Multiple Locations)


Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten and Nursery
Play-oriented Waldorf curriculum with singing, crafts, gardening, puppetry and storytelling. Parent-Infant, Parent-Toddler, Parent-Child, half- and full-day programs, Summer Programs. Certified nursery and kindergarten. 50+ years experience.
www.acornhill.org , info@acornhill.org, 9504 Brunett Ave., Silver Spring, MD, 301-565-2282.


All Saints Preschool
Ages 1-5. An Episcopal Preschool where your child can experience the joy of learning in a nurturing environment that reflects God's love. Applications available online.
www.allsaintschurch.net , 3 Chevy Chase Cir., Chevy Chase, MD, 301-654-2488.


The Barnesville School
Preschool-grade 8. Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences integrates the humanities, art, math and science in a culture of joy, support and excellence.
www.barnesvilleschool.org , ddon@barnesvilleschool.org, 21830 Peach Tree Rd., Barnesville, MD, 301-972-0341.


Barrie School
Age 2-Grade 12. Founded in 1932, Barrie School is a coeducational independent school just north of Glenmont Station in Silver Spring. The 45-acre campus supports a Montessori Lower School and hands-on, project-based Middle and Upper Schools.
www.barrie.org , admissions@barrie.org, 13500 Layhill Rd., Silver Spring, MD, 301-576-2800.


Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church Nursery School
Ages 2-4. Open to children of all races, faiths, ethnic backgrounds and nationalities. Tuition assistance available. MSDE License #71228. PEI License #27677.
www.bhpcns.org , 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda, MD, 301-365-2909.


Bullis School
Grades K-12. Combining superior academics, arts and athletics with signature programs--in STEM, Entrepreneurship, Humanities and Global Studies and Visual and Performing Arts--Bullis leads the way in 21st-century learning.
www.bullis.org , 10601 Falls Rd., Potomac, MD, 301-299-8500.


Butler Montessori
Age 18 months-Grade 8. Butler Montessori guides children toward independence and social responsibility, creating the basis for education as a lifelong process based on a solid academic foundation.
www.butlerschool.org , 15951 Germantown Rd., Darnestown, MD, 301-977-6600.


Camp Olympia Country Day School
A well-rounded nursery school for children ages 2-5. Accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education. Unique setting for outdoor exploration.
www.camp-olympia.com , 5511 Muncaster Mill Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-926-9281.


Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
Grades JK-12. We emphasize academic success and nurture a strong Jewish identity. Connections to Judaism, community, history and ideas are a part of the complete educational experience. 1901 East Jefferson St., Rockville (Lower School, JK-5); 11710 Hunters Ln., Rockville (Upper School, 6-12).
www.cesjds.org , 301-692-4870.


Chelsea School
Chelsea School educates promising students with specific language-based learning differences in a rigorous, individualized college preparatory environment to become lifelong, independent learners.
www.chelseaschool.edu , 2970 Belcrest Ctr. Dr., Hyattsville, MD, 240-467-2100.


Crossway Montessori School
Ages 3 months-6 years. Montessori infant, toddler and primary programs. Extended day available. Spacious indoor/outdoor classroom/recreational area. Language enrichment. Science and environmental education program. Parent education.
www.crossway-community.org , reception@crossway-community.org, 3015 Upton Dr., Kensington, MD, 301-929-2505.


The Diener School
Grades K-6. The Diener School is a small private school serving students in grades K-6 with learning differences and social challenges.
www.TheDienerSchool.org , kathy@thedienerschool.org, 11510 Falls Rd., Potomac, MD, 301-299-4602.


Elizabeth Seton High School
Girls, Grades 9-12. ESHS is leading the way in preparing young women to succeed in college, career and life. Seton cultivates a learning culture where interaction with diverse people and ideas, a challenging curriculum and pre-career programs.
www.setonhs.org , mlandini@setonhs.org, 5715 Emerson St., Bladensburg, MD, 301-864-4532.


Feynman School
Preschool-Grade 8. The area's leader in educating academically gifted children, Feynman School features extraordinary programs in science, math, language arts, theater and music designed to maximize your child's potential. Before- and after-care available
www.feynmanschool.org , admissions@feynmanschool.org, 6300 Tilden La., N. Bethesda, MD, 301-770-4211.


Friends Community School
K-Grade 8. Experience the joy of an extraordinary education! We nurture life-long learners, courageous risk-takers and joyous peacemakers. Graduates attend leading high schools area-wide.
www.friendscommunityschool.org , 5901 Westchester Park Dr., College Park, MD, 301-441-2100.


Friends Meeting School
Grades K-12. Nestled between Frederick and Montgomery County. Our confident and compassionate students, energized by passionate teachers, become inquisitive leaders who aim to seek and speak truth and love. Family-Friendly Fall Open House: October 21, 2016; 2-4 p.m.
www.friendsmeetingschool.org , MDalton@FriendsMeetingSchool.org, 3232 Green Valley Rd., Ijamsville, MD, 301-798-0288.


Glenbrook Cooperative Nursery School
2-day program for 2 year olds, 3/4-day program for 3 years olds, 5-day program for 4-5 year olds. Glenbrook's special nature is the close working relationship between parents and teachers, resulting in a supportive environment.
www.glenbrookschool.org , membership@glenbrookschool.org, 10010 Fernwood Rd., Bethesda, MD, 301-365-3190.


Grace Episcopal Day School
An Episcopal school committed to diversity of throught, inclusion and creativity for students from Preschool (age 3)-Grade 5 in Kensington, Maryland.
www.geds.org , 9411 Connecticut Ave., Kensington, MD, 240-292-5237.


Holy Trinity Episcopal Day School
Holy Trinity's program of study for preschool-Grade 8 is intended to provide a well-rounded experience that will help children grow intellectually, emotionally, socially, physically and spiritually. We reach out to "The Best You" in our students. Two MD locations: 11902 Daisy Ln., Glenn Dale & 13106 Annapolis Rd., Bowie.
www.htrinity.org , 301-262-5355.


Ivymount School
A nonpublic, special education school offering educational and therapeutic programs for students ages 4-21 with learning, language, motor, health and pervasive developmental disabilities, including autism and Asperger syndrome.
www.ivymount.org , 11614 Seven Locks Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-469-0223.


The Julia Brown Schools
Ages 18 months-9 years; Toddler-Grade 3. A Montessori education offering an exciting approach to learning. Laurel, Columbia, Silver Spring, Olney.
www.juliabrownschools.com ,


TLC's - The Katherine Thomas School
An outstanding educational experience for students preschool-grade 12 with special needs. Multisensory, language-intensive curriculum uses integrated team approach; diploma and certificate based H.S. program.
www.ttlc.org , 9975 Medical Center Dr., Rockville, MD, 301-738-9691.


The Maddux School
Preschool-Grade 2. Developmentally-based programming, small classes, hands-on learning, emphasis on social skills and building self-confidence, diagnostic individualized teaching, integrated speech and occupational therapy.
www.madduxschool.org , 11614 Seven Locks Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-469-0223.


Manor Montessori School
Preschool-Grade 3. AMI Montessori program. Strong academic curriculum with time for art, music, Spanish, PE and free play. Extended day. Summer camp. Weekly open houses. Three locations: Bethesda, Potomac & Rockville.
www.manormontessori.com , 301-299-7400.


McLean School
K-Grade 12. College-preparatory school supporting bright student's individual learning styles.
www.mcleanschool.org , admission@mcleanschool.org, 8224 Lochinver La., Potomac, MD, 240-395-0698.


Mysa School
Grades 6-12. Mysa School is a modern day version of a one-room schoolhouse. All students have an individualized learning plan and program of study that is tailored uniquely for them. The school emphasizes learning outside the classroom.
www.mysaschool.org , Bethesda, MD,


Oneness-Family School
Ages 2-Grade 8. Founded in 1988, Oneness-Family School is an independent Montessori school focused on child-centered learning with a global perspective.
www.onenessfamilyschool.org , admissions@onenessfamily.org, 6701 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, MD, 301-652-7751.


Our Community Montessori Cooperative (OCMC)
Ages 2.5-11. OCMC is a parent-run cooperative invested in strengthening our community one child at a time, through community- based learning, individualized lessons, and academic excellence.
ocmc-online.myfreesites.net , ocmc.mail@gmail.com, 5924 Princess Garden Pkwy, Lanham, MD, 240-334-7412.


Rochambeau, French International School
PreK-Grade 12. Give your child the gift of language and become part of our truly diverse and internationally-minded community.
www.rochambeau.org , admissions@rochambeau.org, 9600 Forest Rd., Bethesda, MD, 301-530-8260.


Sandy Spring Friends School
PK3-Grade 12. Sandy Spring Friends School is a progressive, coed, college preparatory Quaker school.
www.ssfs.org , admission@ssfs.org, 16923 Norwood Rd., Sandy Spring, MD, 301-774-7455.


The Siena School
Grades 4-12. Offering a rich education program for bright, college-bound students who are challenged by language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.
www.thesienaschool.org , info@thesienaschool.org, 1300 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring, MD, 301-244-3600.


Spring Bilingual Montessori Academy
Offering outstanding Montessori education for children ages 2-6 since 1967. Our academic program and parallel instruction of a foreign language (Italian, French, Spanish) prepare our students to be independent thinkers and lifetime learners.
www.spring-bilingual.org , sbma_office@yahoo.com, 3514 Plyers Mill Rd., Kensington, MD, 301-962-7262.


St. John's Episcopal School
Preschool-Grade 8. Academics, character & faith. Small class size. Accelerated academics. Character Education. 1:1 Technology. Fostering a love of learning. Tuition assistance is available.
www.stjes.org , 3427 Olney-Laytonsville R, Olney, MD, 301-774-6804.


Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
A Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls PreK-Grade 12. Infant care, early childhood program, PreK and kindergarten are coed. Empowering leaders to serve with faith, intellect and confidence.
www.stoneridgeschool.org , 9101 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, 301-657-4322.


Suburban Nursery School
Ages 2, 3 & 4-year old classes. SNS is a play-based cooperative preschool focusing on intellectual, physical, emotional and social development allowing parents an active role in their child's first school experience.
www.suburbannurseryschool.org , admissions@suburbannurseryschool.org, 7210 Hidden Creek Rd., Bethesda, MD, 301-229-1465.


Top Hat Montessori
Ages 2 months-6 years. You will work without worry as we love and care for your young child. Your child will build self-confidence through accomplishment, learning to work independently and to get along with others.
www.TopHatMontessori.com , 18243-A Flower Hill Way, Gaithersburg, MD, 240-813-0713.


The Winchester School
PreK-Grade 2. Challenging Core Knowledge/Singapore Math academics; creative art & music; daily Spanish; college-degreed, experienced teachers; warm, encouraging environment where children thrive, 1970 established.
www.thewinchesterschool.org , 3223 Bel Pre Rd., Silver Spring, MD, 301-598-9266.


VIRGINIA (See Also Multiple Locations)


The Academy of Christian Education
Toddler-Elementary. The Academy of Christian Education is an academically accelerated school dedicated to helping children develop a strong academic foundation and grow wisdom and character.
www.myschoolace.com , ICanRead2@MySchoolACE.com, 10800 Parkridge Blvd., Ste. 150, Reston, VA, 703-471-2132.


Brooksfield School
Ages 2 1/2-6. An eco-friendly, academic Montessori School that incorporates mindfulness, organic gardening, art, dance, music, Spanish, computers, community outreach as well as outdoor adventure and summer camp programs. Before- and after-care available.
www.brooksfieldschool.org , sarah@brooksfieldschool.org, 1830 Kirby Rd., McLean, VA, 703-356-5437.


Browne Academy
Preschool-Grade 8. Browne Academy is a diverse independent day school, where inquiry and innovation ignite a passion for learning and students graduate with the confidence to thrive in a dynamic world. Find your home at Browne Academy. 703-960-3000, ext. 1001.
www.browneacademy.org/findyourhome , admission@browneacademy.org, 5917 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA,


Burgundy Farm Country Day School
Junior K-Grade 8. Burgundy offers an inclusive, nurturing environment that engages the whole child. Our innovative, hands-on approach cultivates independent thinking, academic excellence, respect for diversity and responsibility for self, for others and for the natural world.
www.burgundyfarm.org , info@burgundyfarm.org, 3700 Burgundy Rd., Alexandria, VA, 703-960-3431.


Congressional School
A co-ed, independent, day school for infants to eighth graders in Falls Church, VA. We prepare young learners for future success, inspiring them to question, collaborate, create and lead.
www.congressionalschool.org , admission@congressionalschool.org, 3229 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church, VA, 703-533-1064.


County Christian School
Age 2-8th Grade. Challenging minds and building character since 1980. Now offering a year-round preschool curriculum for 2- 4-year-old students.
www.countychristianschool.org , admissions@countychristianschool.org, 21673 Beaumeade Cir., Ste. 600, Ashburn, VA, 703-729-5968.


Early Years Montessori School
Ages 2-6. Academics based on Montessori method of education. School open year-round with summer program and day care. Full- and half-day programs. Extended day.
www.earlyyearsschool.com , 3241 Brush Dr., Falls Church, VA, 703-237-0264.


Flint Hill School
Private, coed day school for students in JK-Grade 12. Experienced faculty, rigorous academics, small class sizes and award-winning arts, athletics, Latin and robotics programs.
www.flinthill.org , 3320 Jermantown Rd., Oakton, VA, 703-584-2310.


The Gardner School
An academically focused preschool for children ages 6 weeks-private Pre-K. State-of-the-art facilities, four-year degreed teachers and a research-based curriculum. Providing a nurturing environment for your child that fosters a lifelong love of learning.
www.TheGardnerSchool.com , 2655 West Ox Rd., Herndon, VA, 703-657-6939.


Grace Episcopal School
Preschool-Grade 5. Grace fosters an enthusiasm for learning through academic excellence in a nurturing environment. Students receive individual attention in small classes and are inspired to learn and develop--intellectually, physically and spiritually.
www.graceschoolalex.org , admissions@graceschoolalex.org, 3601 Russell Rd., Alexandria, VA, 703-549-5067.


The Griffin Academy of Westminster School
Ages 3 & 4. Focus on the FUNdamentals. 7:1 Student-Teacher Ratio. Enrichment Classes. Field trips, flexible schedules.
www.westminsterschool.com , 6800 Columbia Pk., Annandale, VA, 703-256-2035.


Holly Brook Montessori School
At Holly Brook Montessori School, children learn in an intimate and unpretentious atmosphere, where they respect themselves and others and care for the environment around them.
2455 Gallows Rd., Dunn Loring, VA, 703-573-7800.


The Howard Gardner School
Grades 6-12. Based in environmental science and the arts, The Howard Gardner School is a small, independent, educationally-progressive school serving bright, creative, non-traditional learners.
www.TheHowardGardnerSchool.org , Lizzy@TheHowardGardnerSchool.org, 4913 Franconia Rd., Alexandria, VA, 703-822-9300.


Hunter Mill Montessori School
Ages 2 1/2-6. Providing an intimate and nurturing environment where 2 1/2- 6-year-olds develop their independence through the Montessori experience.
www.preschoolmontessori.com , 2709 Hunter Mill Rd., Oakton, VA, 703-938-7755.


Ideaventions Academy for Mathematics and Science
Grades 4-12. A private school for intellectually curious learners with a passion for STEM, the Academy offers an engaging education based on a hands-on, accelerated curriculum, expert teachers and small classes.
www.ideaventionsacademy.org , admissions@ideaventionsacademy.org, 12340 Pinecrest Rd., Reston, VA, 703-860-0211.


Kenwood School
K-Grade 6. Small classes allow for one-on-one instruction with the teacher. Extracurricular classes in computers, music, gym and Spanish. Daily interaction with your child's teacher.
www.kenwoodschool.com , admissions@kenwoodschool.com, 4955 Sunset Ln., Annandale, VA, 703-256-4711.


Kidtime Christian Academy
Ages 2-6. KCA is a Virginia licensed, privately owned and operated, safe and nurturing environment, small class sizes, excellent teacher-student ratios, certified age-appropriate curriculum.
www.kidtimechristianacademy.com , 71 N. Laycock St., Hamilton, VA, 540-751-3755.


LePort Montessori
Providing high-quality Montessori education to children from infants (12 weeks) through 6th grade. We offer year-round programs with extended day. Discover our Montessori programs and explore our 7 locations online. Fairfax, 703-810-7247; Herndon, 571-222-4931; Potomac Falls, 571-222-6628; Reston, 703-810-7811; Broadlands, 703-810-7811; Aldie, 703-810-7160; Chantilly, 571-222-4728.
www.leportschools.com/nova ,


Loudoun Country Day School
Loudoun Country Day School, a preschool through eighth grade coeducational program, features strong academics, arts, technology, athletics and individual attention.
www.lcds.org , 20600 Red Cedar Dr., Leesburg, VA, 703-777-3841.


Montessori School of Cedar Lane
Ages 3-6. Providing more than 40 years of Montessori tradition in Northern Virginia. Helping children develop a lifelong love of learning.
www.preschoolmontessori.com , 3035 Cedar La., Fairfax, VA, 703-560-4379.


The Montessori School of McLean
Ages 2-12. Accredited by AMS and SACS. Offering foreign languages, music, drama, art, PE, science and computer instruction to enrich the preschool and elementary classes. New toddler & after-care programs. Transportation available.
www.mcleanmontessori.org , 1711 Kirby Rd., McLean, VA, 703-790-1049.


Nysmith School for the Gifted
Ages 3 years-Grade 8. Nysmith offers a specialized program for inquisitive children in a loving, stress-free environment. Daily French, computer, science. Top 10 in the world per Johns Hopkins CTY.
www.nysmith.com , 13625 EDS Dr., Herndon, VA, 703-713-3332.


Pinecrest School
Preschool-Grade 6. Individualized instruction, small classes and challenging academics in a positive social and emotional environment. Before- and after-care available. Summer camp.
www.pinecrestschool.org , admissions@pinecrestschool.org, 7209 Quiet Cove, Annandale, VA, 703-354-3446.


Providence Nursery School
Ages 20 months-5 years. Learning through play in a spacious and well-equipped environment. Opportunities for active parent participation. No toilet training required. Licensed, cooperative and nonprofit nursery school.
www.providencenurseryschool.com , pnsmembership@providencenurseryschool.org, 9019 Little River Trnpk., Fairfax, VA, 703-250-6101.


Reston Montessori
Ages 3 months-Grade 6. School day, extended day, part day. Challenging academic curriculum. Music, art, STEM, PE, French. Summer camp. AMS and AMI certified teachers.
www.restonmontessori.com , 1928 Isaac Newton Sq., W., Reston, VA, 703-481-2922.


Sunset Hills Montessori School
Ages 18 months-14 years. Nestled on the shores of Lake Audubon, Sunset Hills Montessori School offers a peaceful Montessori environment.
www.sunsethillsmontessori.com , 11180 Ridge Heights Rd., Reston, VA, 703-476-7477.


Westminster School
PreK-Grade 8. Westminster School, founded in 1962, presents a challenging, structured program of academics, arts, athletics and personal development in an atmosphere of courtesy and kindness. 703-256-3620, ext. 17.
www.westminsterschool.com , admissions@westminsterschool.com, 3819 Gallows Rd., Annandale, VA,


WASHINGTON, DC (See Also Multiple Loc)


Aidan Montessori School
Elementary, preschool and toddler programs with a challenging Montessori curriculum and enrichment in the arts, Chinese, Spanish & PE. AMI and AIMS accredited.
www.aidanschool.org , 2700 27th St., NW, DC, 202-387-2700.


Auguste Montessori
Ages 2 1/2-6. Auguste provides a joyful and challenging Montessori primary education. Staff AMI certified.
www.augustemontessori.com , admin@augustemontessori.com, 3600 Ellicott St., NW, DC, 202-237-1788.


Beauvoir The National Cathedral Elementary School
PreK-Grade 3. Beauvoir provides an educational environment fostering a lifetime of enthusiasm for learning and growth, while nurturing children's spiritual, ethical, intellectual, emotional, physical and social development.
www.beauvoirschool.org , 3500 Woodley Rd., NW, DC, 202-537-6485.


CCBC Children's Center
Ages 18 months-5 years. Supportive, stimulating half-day preschool programs. Children learn through play; professional teachers facilitate. Music, art, movement, library, Truck Day & all-school events. Active parent participation. Afternoon enrichment.
www.ccbccc.org , ccbc@verizon.net, 5671 Western Ave., NW, DC, 202-966-3299.


Friendship Children's Center
Ages 3 months-5 years. Founded upon the principles of learning through play. Creative curriculum, arts-based learning, strong literacy component, inter-generational programming; field trips & special visitors; extracurricular music, Spanish and Yoga, Two DC Locations: 5310 43rd St., NW, 202-244-1402 & 5411 Western Ave., NW, 202-244-5115.
www.friendshipchildren.org , contact@friendshipchildren.org,


Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital (JPDS)
Pluralistic Jewish day school providing collaborative, experiential learning and an enriched Hebrew, Judaic and General Studies curriculum infused with warmth, joy and intellectual excitement. Kay and Robert Schattner Center, 6045 16th St., NW (North Campus), 4715 16th St., NW (South Campus), 202-291-JPDS(5737), ext. 2207.
www.jpds.org , admissions@jpds.org,


The Kingsbury Center
Grades PreK-12. Helping bright students with learning differences and ADHD unlock their potential using instructional methods and services tailored to fit individual needs.
www.kingsbury.org , 5000 14th St., NW, DC, 202-722-5555.


Lowell School
A diverse and inclusive community of lifelong learners; an active, challenging and integrated curriculum; an education that promotes personal voice, choice and action.
www.lowellschool.org , admissions@lowellschool.org, 1640 Kalmia Rd., NW, DC, 202-577-2000.


Metropolitan Nursery School
Ages 2-5. Our philosophy is that each child is unique and learns in his or her own way. We demonstrate these beliefs through a play-based approach to early childhood education.
www.nationalchurch.org , 3401 Nebraska Ave., NW, DC, 202-362-8746.


NCRC Preschool
National Child Research Center
Ages 2 1/2-5. NCRC provides a collaborative, play-based approach to preschool education in an environment dedicated to nurturing the whole child while fostering partnerships with families.
www.NCRCpreschool.org , 3209 Highland Pl., NW, DC, 202-363-8777.


Rosemount Center
Infant-Preschool. Rosemount Center prepares children and families for their future by providing comprehensive early childhood education and family support programs in a bilingual and multicultural setting.
www.rosemountcenter.com , info@rosemountcenter.com, 2000 Rosemount Ave., NW, DC, 202-265-9885.


School for Friends
Ages 2-4. Our Quaker preschool, near downtown, offers full- and half-day programs. Our dedicated teachers are well-trained and interactive with children.
www.schoolforfriends.org , jimclay@schoolforfriends.org, 2201 P St., NW, DC, 202-328-1789.


Sidwell Friends School
PreK-Grade 12. A dynamic educational communicty grounded in Quaker beliefs where we challenge ourselves to pursue excellence in academia, athletics and artistic realms in the nation's capital.
www.sidwell.edu , 3825 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 202-537-8111.


St. Columba's Nursery School
Ages 2 1/2-5. Developmental 1/2-day A.M. or P.M. and full-day programs. Fabulous playgrounds. Science and music programs. Inclusion program. Financial aid available. NAEYC accredited.
www.columba.org , 4201 Albermarle St., NW, DC, 202-742-1980.


St. Peter School DC
St. Peter School provides its students with an education that is founded on a love of God and service to others, characterized by Catholic values and academic excellence.
www.stpeterschooldc.org , 422 Third Street, SE, DC, 202-544-1618.


BOARDING SCHOOLS


Randolph-Macon Academy
Grades 6-12. A coed boarding and day school. 100% college acceptance with an average $6.6 million in scholarship offers. Air Force JROTC, in-house flight school, 30 sports teams and UMC-affiliated.
www.rma.edu , admission@rma.edu, 200 Academy Dr., Front Royal, VA, 800-272-1172.


TEACHER TRAINING


Montgomery Montessori Institute
Teacher education at the Infant & Toddler level (birth to 3 years) and at the Early Childhood level ( 2 1/2 through 6 years). Approved by MD Higher Education Commission, affiliated by American Montessori Society and accredited by MACTE.
www.montessori-mmi.com , pamela.montessori@hers.com, 10500 Darnestown Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-279-2799.


FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS


Capitol Language Services, LLC
Ages 4-11. After-school language program to broaden knowledge, skills and confidence. Spanish, Italian and Russian Classes. Small groups all year long. Nurturing environment. Personalized service for bilingual children.
www.capitollanguageservices.net , cinzia@capitollanguageservices.com, 202-487-1857.


International School of Languages
Offering language classes for all ages! Our languages include Spanish, French, English, Farsi, Mandarin, Italian and German. Group classes, private lessons, tutoring, online instructions, corporate solutions, before- and after-school, preschool programs.
www.islanguages.com , info@islanguages.com, 301-312-8847.


Kids Language Art
Ages 0-12 & 13-Adult. Class size: 1-6. Spanish, French, Mandarin, art and music. Spectacular environment, fantastic educators. Full immersion approach.
www.kidslanguagearts.com , info@kidslanguagearts.com, 1481 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, VA, 703-689-1186.


STEM PROGRAMS


Boy Scouts of America
National Capital Area Council
Experiences that last a lifetime! With lots of fun badges to earn, Scouts learn the best part of success is the journey.
www.NCACBSA.org/fun , 301-530-9360.


Eric Energy
Science assemblies and presentations at STEM nights. Enrichment workshops and 4-8 week after-school programs available. A different science topic each session. Topics include electricity, lasers, sound, slime and more.
www.ericenergy.com , 410-336-8295.


Glen Echo Aquarium
A Chesapeake Bay discovery center featuring live animal exhibits, as well as static displays, help visitors to appreciate and learn about our nation's largest estuary. School groups, scouts, summer camps and birthday parties.
info@GEPAquarium.org , GEPAquarium.org, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD, 301-634-2233.


Ideaventions Academy for Mathematics and Science
Grades 4-12. A private school for intellectually curious learners with a passion for STEM, the Academy offers an engaging education based on a hands-on, accelerated curriculum, expert teachers and small classes.
www.ideaventionsacademy.org , admissions@ideaventionsacademy.org, 12340 Pinecrest Rd., Reston, VA, 703-860-0211.


Mad Science
Leading science enrichment provider sparks imaginative learning through unique, hands-on science experiences for children in kindergarten through grade 6. After-school programs, birthday parties, camps and in-class field trips.
www.dc.madscience.org , 301-593-4777.


My Reptile Guys
We share our love of animals with schools, libraries and camps to educate children about our amazing animals from all over the world. Learn about the different species by observing and touching. Serving Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC & Baltimore.
www.MyReptileguys.com , 877-544-7755.


Robot Works
Hands-on Science & Engineering Academy. After-school programs in Basic and Advanced Robotics and Programming. Saturday Robotics Workshops.
www.robotworksacademy.net , 703-364-5418.


Russian School of Mathematics
The Russian School of Mathematics, with branches in N. Bethesda and Reston, is now enrolling K-12 classes for their award-winning after-school math program. Two Locations: 5230 Tuckerman Ln., N. Bethesda, MD, 240-316-4644 & 11250 Roger Bacon Dr., Reston, VA, 571-306-2355.
www.RussianSchool.com ,


The Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Science Competition
The Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision science competition for K-12 engages the next generation in real world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM. All students receive entry prizes.
www.exploravision.org , exploravison@nsta.org,


Under the Sea
We bring live marine animals, such as crabs, sea stars and sharks. Traveling to schools, libraries, parties, festivals, camps and scouting events. Promoting awareness of the aquatic environment through education.
www.touchthesea.org , 703-464-4763.


RESOURCES, SERVICES & SUPPLIES


Association of Independent Maryland Schools

www.aimsmd.org , 301-858-6311.


Black Student Fund

www.blackstudentfund.org , 202-387-1414.


DC School HUB
DC school HUB is the ultimate resource for parents seeking child care, preschool and private school in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
www.DCschoolHUB.com , 202-642-9864.


Exceptional Schools Fair
Showcasing the many school choices available for students with diverse learning needs. Free and open to the public. November 13, 2016; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Katzen Art Center, American University, Massachusetts Ave. & Nebraska Ave., NW, Washington, DC.
www.exceptionalschoolsfair.com , 301-244-3600.


Independent Education
The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington

www.IndependentEducation.org , 202-625-9223.


Ivymount Outreach Programs
Helps children become more competent communicators, motor performers and learners. We provide assessments, consultations, therapy, training and other services to children, families, schools and agencies.
www.ivymountoutreach.org , 11614 Seven Locks Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-469-0223.


The Kingsbury Center
The Kingsbury Center offers individual and group therapies to help children, teens and adults with learning differences to succeed in the home, school, office and community.
www.kingsbury.org , 5000 14th St., NW, Washington, DC, 202-722-5555.


Latino Student Fund

www.LatinoStudentFund.org , 202-244-3438.


Learning Rx
LearningRx turns students into confident learners by identifying and strengthening the underlying mental skills they need to learn. 1-on-1 brain training significantly improves attention, focus, memory, speed and much more--with lifelong results. In MD: North Potomac, 301-944-5500. In VA: Fairfax, 703-657-7563; Reston, 703-689-0003; Tysons, 703-462-9570.
www.learningrx.com ,


Middle States Association of College & Schools

www.middlestates.org , 215-662-5600.


Motion Therapy
Individualized pediatric occupational, physical and speech therapy services offered at Dynamite Gymnastics Center and Dynamite Agility Center in North Bethesda. We accept insurance and private pay. Coming soon to the Agility Zone in Gaithersburg.
www.mymotioneducation.com , 301-816-9500.


National Association of Independent Schools

www.nais.org , 202-973-9700.


Parent Encouragement Program
PEP
The Parent Encouragement Program (PEP) offers the D.C. area's most comprehensive menu of classes for parents of toddlers through teens.
www.PEPparent.org , 10100 Connecticut Ave., Kensington, MD, 301-929-8824.


Russian School of Mathematics
The Russian School of Mathematics, with branches in N. Bethesda and Reston, is now enrolling K-12 classes for their award-winning after-school math program.
www.RussianSchool.com ,


TLC - The Treatment & Learning Centers
Specializing in LD, ADHD and autism, TLC offers tutoring, comprehensive psychoeducational testing, organizational coaching, speech-language and occupational therapy, tailored to the individual needs of each child.
www.ttlc.org , jborow@ttlc.org, 2092 Gaither Rd., Ste. 100, Rockville, MD, 301-424-5200.


Tutor Doctor
K-Grade 12; SAT Prep. Trusted in-home turoring. Our private tutors incorporate your child's current curriculum into our lesson plans so that they are not overwhelmed. By combining discipline with knowledge, we give students the tools they need to succeed.
www.tutordoctor.com/montgomery , 301-804-9500.


Virginia Association of Independent Schools

www.VAIS.org , 804-282-3592.


LOOKING AHEAD TO COLLEGE


Potomac Education Advisory
Comprehensive college and university admissions consulting. College readiness planning. College and university matching. A-Z application handling. Educational support services.
www.peadc.com , info@peadc.com, 202-431-7181.