The Field School

2301 Foxhall Road NW
Washington, DC 20007-0200
Tel: (202)295-5839
Grades: 6 - 12 | 331 students
The Field School fosters self-discovery, skill of mind, and generosity of heart.
With very small classes (average class size: 11), the school prepares students for college in an informal, comfortable environment that stresses dialogue.
All students take an arts class every year, and all students play sports—in an inclusive and warm community.
At Field, every student is heard and feels at home.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 331 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade The Field School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 11 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $38,500
% on Financial Aid 17%
Average Financial Aid Grant $20,000
Acceptance Rate 50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Maureen Miesmer
Admissions Associate Eva Greenberg

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Lab School Of Washington (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Patrick S Episcopal Day School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Patrick S Episcopal Day School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 460 students
    0.3 miles
    4700 Whitehaven Pkwy Nw
    Washington, DC 20007
    (202)342-2807
    0.3PK-8
    460
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 195 students
    0.3 miles
    4755 Whitehaven Pkwy Nw
    Washington, DC 20007
    (202)337-1421
    0.3PK-8
    195
  • Washington
    The Lab School Of Washington
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 342 students
    0.5 miles
    4759 Reservoir Rd Nw
    Washington, DC 20007
    (202)965-6600
    0.57-12
    342
  • Washington
    River School
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-3 | 116 students
    0.5 miles
    4880 Macarthur Blvd NW
    Washington, DC 20007
    (202)337-3554
    0.5NS-3
    116
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 209 students
    0.8 miles
    1550 Foxhall Rd Nw
    Washington, DC 20007
    (202)965-8700
    0.8PK-8
    209

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