The Langley School

1411 Balls Hill Road
Mc Lean, VA 22101-0221
Tel: (703)356-1920
Grades: NS-8
The Langley School
The Langley School
At The Langley School, we know children's social and emotional acuity is critical to their academic success - that's why we intentionally nurture both in wqual measure.
Students graduate as uncommonly optimistic, grounded, poised, and kind learners and thinkers - citizens of the world, wholly prepared to thrive in the nation's top high schools, and to lead lives of integrity and self-defined purpose.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Educational Records Bureau
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1942

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Tuition Notes 2015-2016 tuition ranges from $15,090 to $33,240
Admissions Associate Mary Worthington


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band (Symphonic, Wind Ensemble, Jazz), Choral Groups, Dramatic Productions, Interscholastic Athletics, Variety of Electives Offered, Yearbook Choral Groups, Yearbook, Band (Symphonic, Wind Ensemble, Jazz),
Dramatic Productions,
Interscholastic Athletics,
Variety of Electives Offered,

School Notes

  • Founded upon a deep respect for childhood and an abiding belief in the necessity and power of parent/teacher partnership, The Langley School offers and exceptional community and an individually attuned academic curriculum - proving both to be mutually reinforcing and equally essential.
  • Rigorous, engaging academic programs including Spanish starting in preschool, Chinese starting in grade 6 and hands-on science labs starting in grade 1
  • Leadership experiences at every grade level, with eighth graders (not high schoolers) serving as top role models
  • Strong visual arts, music, and drama programs for all grade levels, with band, strings and formal drama instruction beginning in grade 4.
  • Public speaking lessons starting in preschool
  • Meaningful service learning and field trips, with overnight trips for grades 5-8
  • Wide variety of team sports for grades 5-8, plus fun and challenging PE programs for all students
  • State-of-the-art failities including brand-new Middle School, turf field and green-screen media studio
  • 1:1 iPad program for grades 6-8, classroom iPads for grades K-3, innovation lab with 3-D printer, and digital citizenship instruction
  • Outdoor gardens that serve as classrooms and a Classroom in the Sky with a "green" roof
  • 7:1 student/teacher ratio
  • Round-trip or one-way bus service in several surrounding communities is available, including mid-day transportation for Primary School students.
  • The school offers extended day options for all grade levels.

Profile last updated: 10/13/2015

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