Little Flower School

5601 Massachusetts Avenue,
Bethesda, MD, 20816-0208
     Tel: (301)320-3273
Grades: PK - 8 | 269 students
Little Flower School proclaims the Good News of Jesus Christ and teaches children to embrace the values of the Catholic Faith Community.
We strive to develop in our students a strong sense of self-worth as well as a genuine concern for others.
Children are taught to value themselves and all people as a reflection of God's love.
Building from a tradition of excellence established in 1953, Little Flower offers a flexible curriculum that addresses each child's spiritual, academic, social, and physical development.
Our professional staff, together with dedicated parents, strives to give children the highest quality education.
From Pre-Kindergarten to Grade Eight, Little Flower instills a sense of community, spiritual growth, and academic excellence.
Students are fully prepared for any of the wide variety of Catholic and public secondary schools they may choose to attend.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1953

Student Body

Total Students 269 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Little Flower School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 25 students
Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Washington Waldorf School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Episcopal School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Washington Episcopal School (0.7 miles away)
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  • BethesdaWashington Episcopal School
      (Episcopal)
    5600 Little Falls Pkwy
    BethesdaMD20816
    (301)652-7878
      (Episcopal)
    0.7 mi | 260 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BethesdaWashington Waldorf School
    4800 Sangamore Road
    BethesdaMD20816
    (301)229-6107
    0.8 mi | 286 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • BethesdaAbingdon Montessori School
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    5144 Massachusetts Ave
    BethesdaMD20816
    (801)820-8646
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    0.9 mi | 35 students | Gr. K                      
  • Chevy ChaseConcord Hill School
    6050 Wisconsin Avenue
    Chevy ChaseMD20815
    (301)654-2626
    1.5 mi | 103 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • WashingtonSt. Johns Community Services
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    5151 Wisconson Ave Nw Suite 400
    WashingtonDC20016
    (202)274-3461
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    1.7 mi | 45 students | Gr. NS                      

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