Harbor School

7701 Bradley Blvd.,
Bethesda, MD, 20817-0208
     Tel: (301)365-1100
Grades: NS - 2 | 55 students
Your child is an original.
There is no other child in the world like your child.
Your child is uniquely designed and brilliant in their own special way.
Shouldn’t your child’s education be original?
For nearly 40 years, The Harbor School has been providing a dynamic, innovative academic experience for young children in the Washington, DC area.
Our “inquiry-based” approach underlies all that we do, drawing upon your child’s innate brilliance to craft an educational program that is joyful, well-rounded and exciting.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 2
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 55 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 34%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Harbor School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 13 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,860
Tuition Notes Additional fees apply. Tuition for Preschool 3\'s and Half-day 4\'s is $11,390 (2014-2015)
% on Financial Aid 15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $9,000
Acceptance Rate 75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Steven Greisdorf

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Heights School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walden Montessori Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Walden Montessori Academy (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BethesdaWalden Montessori Academy
    Montessori School
    7730 Bradley Blvd
    BethesdaMD20817
    (301)469-8123
    Montessori School
    0 mi | 12 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • BethesdaMater Dei School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    9600 Seven Locks Rd
    BethesdaMD20817
    (301)365-2700
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 223 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • PotomacHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Our Lady Of Mercy School
      (Roman Catholic)
    9222 Kentsdale Dr
    PotomacMD20854
    (301)365-4477
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 258 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • BethesdaThe Woods Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    6801 Greentree Road
    BethesdaMD20817
    (301)365-3080
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 253 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • PotomacThe Heights School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    10400 Seven Locks Rd
    PotomacMD20854
    (301)365-4300
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 474 students | Gr. 3-12                      

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