The Langley School

1411 Balls Hill Road,
Mc Lean, VA, 22101-0221
     Tel: (703)356-1920
Grades: NS - 8
The Langley School, an independent coed day school educating more than 490 students, strives to embrace the unique qualities of every child, every day through an engaging program of rigorous academics, fine arts, athletics, service learning, and a 7:1 student/teacher ratio.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1942

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 33%
State avg.: 27%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 62%
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Tuition Notes 2013-2014 tuition ranges from $15,090 to $30,730
% on Financial Aid 15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $20,225
Admissions Associate Mary Peterkin


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band (Symphonic, Wind Ensemble, Jazz), Choral Groups, Dramatic Productions, Interscholastic Athletics, Variety of Electives Offered, Yearbook Choral Groups, Yearbook, Band (Symphonic, Wind Ensemble, Jazz),
Dramatic Productions,
Interscholastic Athletics,
Variety of Electives Offered,

School Notes:

  • At The Langley School, we reach across multiple disciplines to discover, amplify, and embrace the talents of every child, every day. By nurturing, supporting, and academically challenging our students, our inclusive community builds quietly confident, independent thinkers who flourish as learners and individuals.
  • The Langley School is located on a 9.2-acre campus in McLean, VA, just 2.5 miles from Tysons Corner. The school's facilities include an arts center, turf field, 20,000-volume library, science and computer labs, creative media studio featuring green screen technology, and athletic center with two gyms. Playgrounds and a wooded nature area offer students space for outdoor fun and learning. A new Middle School facility is scheduled to open in 2014.
  • Round-trip or one-way bus service in several surrounding communities is available, including mid-day transportation for Primary School students. The school offers extended day options for all grade levels.

Profile last updated: 09/16/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oakcrest School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Discovery Woods Learning Community (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Discovery Woods Learning Community (1.2 miles away)
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    1.2 mi | 21 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • Mc LeanFirst Steps Early Learning Academy
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    7900 Westpark Dr Ste A040
    Mc LeanVA22102
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  • Mc LeanHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Luke Catholic School
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    Mc LeanVA22101
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  • Mc LeanOakcrest School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    850 Balls Hill Road
    Mc LeanVA22101
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1.6 mi | 184 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Mc LeanTysons Corner Childrens Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    8260 Greensboro Dr # 155
    Mc LeanVA22102
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    1.8 mi | 82 students | Gr. K                      

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