Georgetown Day School

4530 Macarthur Blvd NW
Washington, DC 20007-0200
Tel: (202)295-6200
Grades: PK-12 | 1075 students
Georgetown Day School honors the integrity and worth of each individual within a diverse school community.
GDS is dedicated to providing a supportive educational atmosphere in which teachers challenge the intellectual, creative, and physical abilities of our students and foster strength of character and concern for others.
From the earliest grades, we encourage our students to wonder, to inquire, and to be self-reliant, laying the foundation for a lifelong love of learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1945

Student Body

Total Students 1075 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade Georgetown Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 140 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 20 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Informal for all community members)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $30,830
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $30,830 to $35,285.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Vincent W. Rowe, Jr.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Lab School Of Washington (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rock Creek International School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rock Creek International School (0.1 miles away)
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    Grades: PK-8 | 209 students
    0.1 miles
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    Washington, DC 20007
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    The Lab School Of Washington
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 342 students
    0.6 miles
    4759 Reservoir Rd Nw
    Washington, DC 20007
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 460 students
    0.6 miles
    4700 Whitehaven Pkwy Nw
    Washington, DC 20007
  • Washington
    River School
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-3 | 116 students
    0.7 miles
    4880 Macarthur Blvd NW
    Washington, DC 20007
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 195 students
    0.7 miles
    4755 Whitehaven Pkwy Nw
    Washington, DC 20007

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Perfect for hot house little flowers who wish to perpetuate the inequities of life in America. Entitlement, expectation...most would benefit from working at a real job.
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