Harbor School

7701 Bradley Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20817-0208
Tel: (301)365-1100
Grades: NS - 2 | 70 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)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 2
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 34%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Harbor School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
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 (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Walden Montessori Academy (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bethesda
    Walden Montessori Academy
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-1 | 52 students
    0.2 miles
    7730 Bradley Blvd
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301)469-8123
    0.2PK-1
    52
  • Bethesda
    Mater Dei School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 1-8 | 223 students
    0.3 miles
    9600 Seven Locks Rd
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301)365-2700
    0.31-8
    223
  • Potomac
    Grades: KG-8 | 258 students
    0.9 miles
    9222 Kentsdale Dr
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301)365-4477
    0.9KG-8
    258
  • Bethesda
    The Woods Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 294 students
    0.9 miles
    6801 Greentree Road
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301)365-3080
    0.9PK-8
    294
  • Potomac
    The Heights School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 3-12 | 474 students
    1.1 miles
    10400 Seven Locks Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301)365-4300
    1.13-12
    474

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