McLean School of Maryland

8224 Lochinver Lane
Potomac, MD 20854
Tel: (301)299-8277
Grades: K-12
McLean is a K-12 independent, co-ed school, preparing students for college and successful careers.
McLean makes education accessible, stimulating and meaningful to a broad range of students.
We are the only school that teaches to each students' individual learning style.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Programs Supported For 60 years, McLean has celebrated individual learning styles
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1698
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Lower & Middle School: uniform; Upper School: casual dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $25,000
Tuition Notes $25000 - $35000 depending on grade
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,000
Admissions Director Cathy Patterson
Admissions Associate Laura Rheinauer


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Activities Committee, Brain Teasers, Discipline Committee, Dress Code, Environmental Awareness, Equity Board, Faculty/Student Wellness Committee, Film, Honor Committee, Music, Prom, Service League, Sounding Board, Spirit Committee, Student Climate Committee, Student Government Association, Ultimate Frisbee Brain Teasers, Dress Code, Equity Board, Film, Music, Prom, Service League, Sounding Board, Activities Committee,
Discipline Committee,
Environmental Awareness,
Faculty/Student Wellness Committee,
Honor Committee,
Spirit Committee,
Student Climate Committee,
Student Government Association,
Ultimate Frisbee,

School Notes:

  • McLean School is proud to provide: An innovative approach to instruction that embraces each students' preferred learning style. A Student Learning Profile developed for each child to inform instructional practice. A team of educational specialists to otimize the growth and development of each child. A wide range of extracurricular opportunities including athletics, fine arts, outdoor education and community service opportunities. An educational environment that instills confidence in students as learners and individuals.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mc Lean School Of Maryland (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mc Lean School Of Maryland (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Andrew's Episcopal School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Potomac
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    8224 Lochinver Ln
    Potomac, MD 20854
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    Ivymount School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-9 | 186 students
    0.7 miles
    11614 Seven Locks Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
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    Grades: NS-12 | 475 students
    0.8 miles
    8804 Postoak Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
  • Potomac
    The Heights School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 3-12 | 474 students
    0.8 miles
    10400 Seven Locks Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
  • Potomac
    St James' Children's School
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-KG | 55 students
    0.9 miles
    11815 Seven Locks Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854

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