Kingsbury Day School

5000 14th Street NW,
Washington, DC, 20011-0200
Tel: (202)722-5555
Grades: K - 12 | 215 students
Kingsbury Day School is the oldest school in Washington, D.C.
designed to meet the needs of students with language based learning disabilities.
Kingsbury is a co-educational, independent, special education day school serving students ranging from 5 to 18 years of age.
Learning goals are met through multi-sensory, individualized and experiential learning approaches.
Social and emotional growth is facilitated through collaboration among a team of special education professionals which include occupational therapist, physical therapist, psychologists, speech and language pathologist and reading specialist.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild to Moderate

Student Body

Total Students 215 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 52%
State avg.: 50%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $32,000
Acceptance Rate 50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Thaddisa Fulwood
Admissions Associate Eden Santa Cruz

School Notes:

  • Kingsbury serves 215 students with average to above average cognitive ability. Our population includes students with mild to moderate auditory and visual processing disorders, students with non-verbal learning disabilities, ADHD, visual and spatial processing disorders as well as evaluative and organizational processing disorders. We are unable to meet the needs of students with a primary diagnosis of Mental Retardation, PDD and/or Emotional Disturbance. Students progress through a curriculum of concepts and skills at their own pace in our individualized academic program. We believe that students with learning differences can be taught effectively only when instructional methods and curricula are tailored to their unique learning needs.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Parkmont School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parkmont School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is High Road Primary School Of Washington Dc (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Washington Parkmont School
    4842 16th St Nw
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)726-0740
    0.2  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Washington
    High Road Primary School Of Washington Dc
    Special Education School
    1246 Taylor St Nw
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)722-7900
    Special Education School
    0.8  mi  |  41  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Washington
    St. Gabriel School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    510 Webster St NW
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)726-9212
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  172  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Washington
    Nativity Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    6008 Georgia Avenue Nw
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)723-3322
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.9  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Washington
    Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital
    (Jewish)
    North Campus: 6045 16th St., NW; South Campus 4715 16th St., NW
    Washington , DC , 20011
    (202)291-5737
    (Jewish)
    0.9  mi  |  318  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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