Green Acres School

11701 Danville Drive,
Rockville, MD, 20852-0208
     Tel: (301)881-4100
Grades: PK - 8 | 299 students
Intentional Model of Progressive Education:  PK - Grade 8 -  Small classes, experienced/caring faculty, rigorous academics and creative hands-on experiences shape kind,confident leaders and problem solvers who are highly successful in high school and beyond.  Extensive fine arts, outdoors, sports; 15 acres.
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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1934

Student Body

Total Students 299 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Green Acres School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 12 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $30,215
Tuition Notes For 2012-2013 year
% on Financial Aid 23%
Average Financial Aid Grant $17,280
Acceptance Rate 70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Nina Chibber and Susan Friend
Admissions Associate Judy Shniderman

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Sports. After-School Enrichment Programs (arts, cooking, strategy games, technology, yoga, & more ), Extended Day Program. cooking,  technology,  yoga,  & more ), Sports. After-School Enrichment Programs (arts,
strategy games,
Extended Day Program.,

School Notes:

Green Acres is a coeducational, progressive school for grades pre-kindergarten through 8, dedicated to fostering the natural curiosity of students, engaging them actively in the joy of learning, and facilitating problem-solving. Based on an understanding of child development, the Green Acres' program is cognitively, physically, and creatively challenging. Valuing acceptance of a variety of viewpoints and all families, this community embraces a broad view of diversity. An environment of trust, cooperation, and mutual respect encourages students to become increasingly independent thinkers and responsible contributors to an ever-changing, multicultural world.

At Green Acres School, learning nurtures not only cognitive development, but social, emotional, physical, and creative growth as well. Learning is purposeful, engaging students in analysis, communication, and collaboration. Our students thrive in an atmosphere of academic challenge, in which they solve problems, become informed and involved citizens, and act for the greater good. Green Acres students are marked by resilience, self-reliance, social aptitude, and a love of learning for its own sake.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Charles E Smith Jewish Day School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Elizabeth Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Elizabeth Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RockvilleSt. Elizabeth Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    917 Montrose Rd
    RockvilleMD20852
    (301)881-1824
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 564 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • RockvilleCharles E Smith Jewish Day School
      (Jewish)
    1901 E Jefferson Street
    RockvilleMD20852
    (301)881-1400
      (Jewish)
    0.6 mi | 1103 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • RockvilleGanon Gil Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    6125 Montrose Rd
    RockvilleMD20852
    (301)348-3839
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    0.6 mi | 18 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • RockvilleAlef Bet Montessori School
    Montessori School  (Jewish)
    11418 Old Georgetown Rd
    RockvilleMD20852
    (301)881-9010
    Montessori School  (Jewish)
    0.7 mi | 51 students | Gr. K-1                      
  • RockvilleExecutive Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    6006 Executive Blvd Ste 100
    RockvilleMD20852
    (301)496-9411
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.7 mi | 20 students | Gr. PK-K                      

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