Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School

Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, founded in 1933, is a primary school dedicated to educating a diverse student body in a caring and creative environment is an independent, co-ed school for children from pre-kindergarten through third grade, Beauvoir operates under the aegis of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation, and focuses all of its resources on early childhood education.
We believe that a child`s early school years are vital to building strong conceptual skills and attitudes that drive future academic achievement and social development.
We believe that children have different learning styles and so we seek to develop the unique potential of each child.
We believe this developmental approach enables children to build self-reliance, and acquire skills to think and work creatively.
We believe in the Beauvoir Life Rules-respect, responsibility, honesty and kindness-and we emphasize character development in the classroom and throughout the school community.
We believe in diversity. We actively seek qualified children of varied economic, religious, cultural and racial backgrounds.
And we believe our children benefit from a curriculum that helps them to understand their place in our increasingly multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and multi-racial society.
We believe that providing the best education depends on attracting, supporting and retaining the best teachers-a faculty that drives our commitment to excellence in early childhood education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked DC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,655
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 3
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in District Of Columbia for:

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School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
374 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 3
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
need-based financial aid is available
% on Financial Aid
24%
Admissions Director
Margaret Hartigan
Admissions Associate
Elizabeth Yen

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Beauvoir Language Institute, Enrichment Program
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School cost?
Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School's tuition is approximately $36,655 for private students.
What schools are Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School often compared to?
Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lowell School by visitors of our site.
What is Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School's ranking?
Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in District Of Columbia for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School?
The application deadline for Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School is Jan. 3.
In what neighborhood is Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School located?
Beauvoir The National Cathedral Continuation School is located in the Northwest Washington neighborhood of Washington, DC. There are 61 other private schools located in Northwest Washington.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked DC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,655
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 3
  • Source: Verified school update

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