Maret School

3000 Cathedral Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008-0200
Tel: (202)939-8814
Grades: K-12 | 650 students
Upper School students gather in the Theatre weekly for Convocation, a meeting run by Student Council.
Upper School students gather in the Theatre weekly for Convocation, a meeting run by Student Council.
Maret is a vibrant K-12, coeducational, independent school in Washington, DC. We ignite our students` potential and foster their academic, artistic, and athletic talents. We develop the mind, nurture curiosity, welcome challenge, embrace joy, and build community that is equitable and inclusive.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools (JAIMS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Year Founded 1911

Student Body

Total Students 650 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade Maret School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 5
Yearly Tuition Cost $31,915
Tuition Notes Lower School = $31,915 Middle School = $34,605 Upper School = $36,730
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $25,522
Admissions Director Annie Farquhar
Admissions Associate Patrick Scott


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Maret School galvanizes the intellectual, analytical, creative, and physical capabilities of our students and equips them to excel in future academic endeavors. We join with our parents to instill in each student the self-reliance and moral awareness to develop healthy personal relationships, work through challenges, and enjoy life. 
  • In a community that embraces different cultures, interests, perspectives, and talents, we prepare our students to become responsible, thoughtful, and well-informed adults who are able to play an active role in improving the world.
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