Grades: PK-6 | 255 students
National Presbyterian School is dedicated to educational excellence and to meeting the needs of individual children in a Christian atmosphere.
In keeping with the rich educational heritage of the Presbyterian church, children are nurtured spiritually and ethically while being taught the importance of the religious freedom so deeply rooted in our national tradition.
The School affirms a traditional emphasis on secondary school preparation and on the development of personal and intellectual discipline.
The School encourages broad cultural awareness of past and present, knowledge of scientific and technical skills, and sensitivity to moral and religious questions.
It fosters independent learning and growth, and focuses on the development of self-worth and confidence.
The School encourages students to explore, understand, and value their differences and to learn to respect those who are unlike themselves.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-6|
|Total Students||255 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 50%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||36 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 21|
|Admissions Director||Katy Harvey|
|Admissions Associate||Robin Baker|
|Total Sports Offered||4 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer, SoftballBasketball, Lacrosse,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||6 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||After 3 Club (Extended Day), After School Program Classes, Recreational Sports, School Newspaper (Grades 5 & 6), Summer Camp, Team Sports (Grades 5 & 6) Summer Camp, After 3 Club (Extended Day),
After School Program Classes,
School Newspaper (Grades 5 & 6),
Team Sports (Grades 5 & 6),
- For families seeking a traditional education with a purposeful focus on the childhood years (Nursery through 6th grade), NPS provides an exceptional academic program in a values based, loving environment. The NPS experience balances a rich integrated curriculum with a connected community, meaningful traditions and age appropriate levels of responsibility to provide children with a solid foundation and sense of self that lasts a lifetime. Students see a variety to specialist teachers in reading, math, science, technology, PE, music, art and drama. Financial aid, extended day, and summer camp are available.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
BethesdaGrades: NS-12 | 1010 students
9600 Forest Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
WashingtonGrades: PK-8 | 329 students
1640 Kalmia Road NW
Washington, DC 20012
BethesdaGrades: PK-12 | 1101 students
5100 Edgemoor Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814
WashingtonGrades: K-12 | 635 students
3000 Cathedral Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
Silver SpringGrades: PK-12 | 297 students
13500 Layhill Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906