Barrie School

13500 Layhill Road,
Silver Spring, MD, 20906-0209
Tel: (301)576-2800
Grades: PK - 12 | 297 students
Barrie School's student-centered, teacher-guided interdisciplinary education promotes the academic, athletic, artistic, and social growth of the individual.
Our Montessori Lower, dynamic Middle, and college-focused Upper Schools form a welcoming community that emphasizes hands-on learning experiences, and respect for self, others, and the environment.
Barrie empowers students to develop the confidence, independent thinking, and teamwork essential for world citizenship.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1932

Student Body

Total Students 297 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 36%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Barrie School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 58%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 20 / rolling
Tuition Notes Please visit the Barrie School website for information on tuition.
% on Financial Aid 34%
Average Financial Aid Grant $7,600
Acceptance Rate 55%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Alyssa Doherty Jahn

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
EquestrianSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Athletic Training Club, Chess Club, Film Club, Fitness Club, Flashlight: Student Journalism, French Club, Instrumental Ensemble, International Thespian Society, Music/Rock Band Club, National Honor Society, Robotics Club, SADD Club, School Store, Spanish Club, Sports, Student Government Association, TEAMS Club, Technical Theater, Theater, Ultimate Frisbee Club, Writing Club, Yearbook, Yoga Club Chess Club, Film Club, Fitness Club, French Club, Robotics Club, SADD Club, School Store, Spanish Club, Sports, TEAMS Club, Theater, Writing Club, Yearbook, Yoga Club, Athletic Training Club,
Flashlight: Student Journalism,
Instrumental Ensemble,
International Thespian Society,
Music/Rock Band Club,
National Honor Society,
Student Government Association,
Technical Theater,
Ultimate Frisbee Club,

School Notes:

  • Please visit the Barrie School website for information on how to apply.

  • Profile last updated: 09/05/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Thornton Friends School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Faith Arts Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Oak Chapel School (1.1 miles away)
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  • Silver Spring Faith Arts Academy
    (Baptist)
    13618 Layhill Rd
    Silver Spring , MD , 20906
    (301)438-2012
    (Baptist)
    0.2  mi  |  88  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Silver Spring
    Oak Chapel School
    (Christian)
    14500 Layhill Road
    Silver Spring , MD , 20906
    (301)598-7249
    (Christian)
    1.1  mi  |  93  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Silver Spring
    Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award St Andrew Apostle School
    (Roman Catholic)
    11602 Kemp Mill Rd
    Silver Spring , MD , 20902
    (301)649-3555
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.1  mi  |  254  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Silver Spring
    Winchester School
    3223 Bel Pre Rd
    Silver Spring , MD , 20906
    (301)598-2266
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  • Silver Spring
    Jamon Montessori Day School
    Montessori School (Baptist)
    52 Randolph Rd
    Silver Spring , MD , 20904
    (301)384-3131
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    2.2  mi  |  9  students  |  Gr.  PK-1

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