National Presbyterian School

4121 Nebraska Ave Nw
Washington, DC 20016-0200
Tel: (202)537-7500
Grades: PK-6 | 255 students
National Presbyterian School is dedicated to educational excellence and to meeting the needs of individual children in a Christian atmosphere.
In keeping with the rich educational heritage of the Presbyterian church, children are nurtured spiritually and ethically while being taught the importance of the religious freedom so deeply rooted in our national tradition.
The School affirms a traditional emphasis on secondary school preparation and on the development of personal and intellectual discipline.
The School encourages broad cultural awareness of past and present, knowledge of scientific and technical skills, and sensitivity to moral and religious questions.
It fosters independent learning and growth, and focuses on the development of self-worth and confidence.
The School encourages students to explore, understand, and value their differences and to learn to respect those who are unlike themselves.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 255 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade National Presbyterian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 21
Admissions Director Katy Harvey
Admissions Associate Robin Baker


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer, SoftballBasketballLacrosse,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After 3 Club (Extended Day), After School Program Classes, Recreational Sports, School Newspaper (Grades 5 & 6), Summer Camp, Team Sports (Grades 5 & 6) Summer Camp, After 3 Club (Extended Day),
After School Program Classes,
Recreational Sports,
School Newspaper (Grades 5 & 6),
Team Sports (Grades 5 & 6),

School Notes:

  • For families seeking a traditional education with a purposeful focus on the childhood years (Nursery through 6th grade), NPS provides an exceptional academic program in a values based, loving environment. The NPS experience balances a rich integrated curriculum with a connected community, meaningful traditions and age appropriate levels of responsibility to provide children with a solid foundation and sense of self that lasts a lifetime. Students see a variety to specialist teachers in reading, math, science, technology, PE, music, art and drama. Financial aid, extended day, and summer camp are available.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is National Cathedral School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Psychiatric Inst Of Washington (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Psychiatric Inst Of Washington (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • Washington
    Psychiatric Inst Of Washington
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS | 45 students
    0.2 miles
    4228 Wisconsin Av N W
    Washington, DC 20016
  • Washington
    Grades: PK | 45 students
    0.3 miles
    4228 Wisconsin Ave Nw
    Washington, DC 20016
  • Washington
    St. Anns Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 140 students
    0.3 miles
    4404 Wisconsin Ave Nw
    Washington, DC 20016
  • Washington
    National Cathedral School
    All-girls (Episcopal)
    Grades: 4-12 | 590 students
    0.4 miles
    Mount Saint Alban
    Washington, DC 20016
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-12 | 1126 students
    0.5 miles
    3825 Wisconsin Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20016

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