The Madeira School

8328 Georgetown Pike,
Mc Lean, VA, 22102-0221
Tel: (703)556-8273
Grades: 9 - 12 | 306 students
Madeira is an independent boarding and day school educating 320 girls in grades 9 through 12.
Our 376-acre campus is located 15 minutes from Washington, D.C.
in McLean, Virginia.
Madeira’s challenging academic programs and experiential learning opportunities, like the award winning Co-Curriculum program, cultivate women leaders who are ready to make positive impacts in their local and global communities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1906

Student Body

Total Students 306 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade The Madeira School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 86%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Comparative Government & Politics, English Language, English Literature, French Language, French Literature, Latin Literature, Latin: Vergil, Physics B, S Government & Politics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, US History  
Average SAT score 1945
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Tuition Notes $52,710 for Boarding $39,830 Day School Tuition
% on Financial Aid 26%
Average Financial Aid Grant $33,964
Admissions Director Ann Miller
Admissions Associate John Bonhom


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 60+ Clubs, A Capella and Glee Groups, Chamber Orchestra, Dance, Karate, Technical Theater, Theater 60+ Clubs, Dance, Karate, Theater, A Capella and Glee Groups,
Chamber Orchestra,
Technical Theater,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 06/28/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oakcrest School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oakcrest School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Village Green Day School-great Falls (3.4 miles away)
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