The Woods Academy

6801 Greentree Road,
Bethesda, MD, 20817-0208
Tel: (301)365-3080
Grades: PK - 8 | 294 students
The Woods Academy is an inclusive Catholic community preparing boys and girls to lead lives of significance. The Woods Academy is where children come to discover their talents, grow in their faith, challenge themselves, and foster a strong desire to lead lives of significance.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 294 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 35%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Woods Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 1
Tuition Notes TUITION AND FEES 2013-2014 Montessori Half Day: $12,225 OWL Program (4-year old extended day): $4,190* Montessori Full Day: $18,870 Grades 1-4: $18,870 Grades 5-8: $19,975 *additional fee due upon acceptance into the program (pro-rated)
Admissions Director Molly McNamara

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,
LacrosseSoccer,
Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Chess Club, Chorus, Drama, Flute Ensemble, Mandarin, Robotics Teams, Tennis Art Club, Chess Club, Chorus, Drama, Flute Ensemble, Mandarin, Robotics Teams, Tennis,

School Notes:

  • The Woods Academy provides an unparalleled education for children from Montessori Pre-School to Eighth Grade. We are committed to developing each student—intellectually, physically and spiritually—in an environment that celebrates friendship and community, and a tradition of preparing students for the challenges of tomorrow. We ensure that our students develop foundational skills that will garner rich rewards throughout life. These include basic academic skills in mathematics, reading, writing and foreign language, and thinking skills such as problem solving, critical thinking and creativity. Our dedicated faculty creates a trusting environment that enables each student to develop confidence and take risks. We use a variety of instructional approaches so that each child can learn according to his or her own style. Students work independently and collaboratively to develop the interpersonal skills that are vital to their future success.
  • Profile last updated: 11/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Greentree School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harbor School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Walden Montessori Academy (1 miles away)
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  • Bethesda The Greentree School
    Coed | Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    6301 Greentree Rd
    Bethesda , MD , 20817
    (301)365-4480
    Coed | Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  1  students  |  Gr.  9
  • Bethesda
    Harbor School    
    (Nonsectarians)
    7701 Bradley Blvd.
    Bethesda , MD , 20817
    (301)365-1100
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.9  mi  |  120  students  |  Gr.  NS-2
  • Bethesda
    Walden Montessori Academy
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    7730 Bradley Blvd
    Bethesda , MD , 20817
    (301)469-8123
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    1  mi  |  52  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Bethesda
    Mater Dei School
    All-male  (Roman Catholic)
    9600 Seven Locks Rd
    Bethesda , MD , 20817
    (301)365-2700
    All-male  (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • Bethesda
    Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Jane De Chantal School
    (Roman Catholic)
    9525 Old Georgetown Road
    Bethesda , MD , 20814
    (301)530-1221
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  534  students  |  Gr.  K-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 02, 2013 - Woods has everything we wanted for our daughter: small classroom size; dedicated, caring teachers and staff; strong academics; an advanced foreign language program; and an amazing arts program. Six years in, we couldn''t be happier. We''ll be so proud when our daughter graduates from eighth grade with the class of 2018. - Posted by Parent

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