Christ Episcopal School

22 W. Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20850-0208
Tel: (301)424-6550
Grades: NS-8 | 155 students
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Academic excellence, respect and a passion to serve are the inspiration for our community.
At Christ Episcopal School, every student and parent is a priority, and 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 155 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
49%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Christ Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size 12 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,766
Tuition Notes Preschool: $4375-$15975 K-8 $17165
% on Financial Aid
33%
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Janet Gerber

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Track and FieldBasketballSoccer,
SwimmingTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After, Instrumental, Middle After, Instrumental, Middle,

School Notes

  • LIFT: Learning Integration For Tomorrow 
  • Students from age two through the eighth grade will learn foundational academic skills in an environment that is engaging and collaborative.  They will demonstrate mastery of grade-appropriate content, and together with their teachers, learn how to work in teams effectively, become creative problem solvers, know and apply national technology standards (www.iste.org/standards) and conduct their lives with integrity, honor and empathy.  Christ Episcopal School (CES) and The Johns Hopkins University`s Center for Technology in Education (JHU/CTE) present LIFT: Learning Integration For Tomorrow, a curriculum delivery model that represents what the best of educational research indicates is the effective model for 21st century teaching and learning.  This collaborative project focuses on in-depth training of all CES faculty so that every child in every classroom is receiving the benefits of teachers who know and use research-supported best practices.  The goal for LIFT is to improve student achievement for all CES students and to prepare them to thrive beyond the CES experience:  in their families, in their community, and in their next educational environment including secondary and post-secondary programs. As supported by The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (www.p21.org), LIFT focuses on the traditional 3R`s (reading, writing and arithmetic) in tandem with four critically important skills today`s children will need for their future success.   These four skills are described as The Four C`s and include the ability to think critically, be creative, communicate effectively and collaborate with a team.Firmly grounded in the Episcopal school tradition, CES adds an important fifth C to the Four C`s defined by P21.  The fifth C is character.  In all that it tries to accomplish, Christ Episcopal School never forgets it commitment to maintaining focus on the global community in which we live and assisting its children in developing a heart for others and a desire to serve.

Profile last updated: 04/12/2016

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School Reviews

Christ Episcopal School is a gem! The academic rigor and focus on building children of exceptional character is validated every time I step foot on campus. The entire community - parents, teachers and administration - is a caring and dedicated team. My 5th grader has attended CES since Pre-K and we grow more fond of the school each year!
- Posted by Parent, 05/30/15
Amazing families, incredible friendships with the kids and the parents, unique off campus experiences and the music/arts programs are some of the fantastic attributes of CES! This is on top of the challenging yet encouraging education provided by dedicated and caring teachers. We love it here.
- Posted by Parent, 05/30/15
If you have a bright and talented child, Christ Episcopal School is the ideal place for them! They''ll be challenged to push their boundaries and will learn so much! Our three children get so much from this school!
- Posted by Parent, 04/20/15

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