Landon School

6101 Wilson Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817-0200
     Tel: (301)320-3200
Grades: 3 - 12 | 685 students
Nestled in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside our nation's capital, Landon's beautiful 75-acre campus resembles that of a small college.
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Nestled in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside our nation's capital, Landon's beautiful 75-acre campus resembles that of a small college.
Landon School was co-founded in 1929 by Paul Landon Banfield and his wife, Mary Lee Banfield. More than eight decades later, the School cleaves to the commitment of its founders to boys' education and their long-held belief in the importance of challenging academics, daily arts and athletics, and strong values.
To ensure that we equip our students and teachers with the tools and technological literacy needed to succeed in an ever-changing digital landscape, Landon has implemented a strategic plan to strengthen and refine the use of technology as an academic instrument.
With 20 sports to choose from, Landon teaches boys the value of teamwork and healthy living.
Bears are guided in their athletic endeavors by the same men and women who educate them in the classroom and advise them outside of it: their teacher-coach-mentors.
Every boy, across all three schools, is required to participate in daily sports - varsity, club or intramural - to stay physically fit, learn about the value of healthy living and teamwork, and form lifelong bonds with his Bear brothers.
At Landon, we encourage boys to discover and cultivate all of their passions  and that extends beyond academics and athletics to the arts.
Landon offers an award-winning music program with a diverse range of opportunities for all Bears, whether they are in the Lower, Middle or Upper School.
Every Landon boy participates in the arts until 11th grade, and many continue through graduation.
The library program helps ensure that our graduates are effective and ethical users of ideas and information, as well as lifelong readers and learners.
Landon School, an independent, non-sectarian boys' day school, prepares talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor and fair play.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 3 - 12
Year Founded 1929

Student Body

Total Students 685 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 28%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Landon School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31
Tuition Notes Third through Fifth Grades - $29,935 Sixth Grade through Form VI - $31,027
Admissions Director George Mulligan
Admissions Associate Chris Predmore

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Holton-Arms School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethesda Community School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bethesda Community School (0.9 miles away)
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