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
State avg.: 49%
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
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
Average Financial Aid Grant $20,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Maureen Miesmer
Admissions Associate Eva Greenberg


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $19,144 for elementary schools and $26,651 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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