Bullis School

Bullis is a private, co-ed college preparatory day school for students in kindergarten through grade 12.
We are situated on a stunning 102-acre campus in Potomac, Maryland just outside Washington, D.C.
Bullis School provides a rich intellectual experience that inspires students to be critical thinkers, lifelong learners, and impactful global citizens. Our student-centered community embraces diversity, honors integrity, and fosters belonging. Meaningful opportunities in academics, arts, athletics, and service stimulate individual and collective growth and enhance joy.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,022 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $53,405
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 21
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Bullis School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,022 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Bullis School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
126 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
23 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Bullis uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 21
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Average tuition.
Summer Program Cost Notes
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Matt Trammell


School Notes

What else makes Bullis special
  • Teachers who bring technology and new methodologies into the classroom to make learning engaging.
  • Projects that teach collaboration and problem-solving in real-world applications.
  • A community that gains strength from and takes pride in its diversity.
  • Visual and performing arts that ignite the imagination of our students, whether they are new to the arts or elevating their talent to new levels.
  • Athletic programs that win championships yet overall value teamwork, pride, and humility.
  • Opportunities for students to find what interests them and create their own path to develop it.
  • Please visit our website to learn more and schedule a time to visit our campus and meet with students and our admission professionals. We look forward to introducing you to our Bullis community!
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • David Bernad '99 - Emmy, Golden Globe, and Producers Guild of America (PGA) award winner for HBO's The White Lotus. Executive Producer for White House Plumbers, Hollywood film producer; Stumptown, Superstore, Bad Trip, Zombieland, Unicorn Store, The D Train, and more.
    • Henry Rollins '79 - musician
    • Lisa Sugar '94 - Co-founder of POPSUGAR
    • John Phillips '63 - Musician and co-founder of The Mamas & the Papas
    • Cam Brown '16 - NFL linebacker
    • Justin Herron '14 - NFL offensive tackle
    • Princess Noor Pahlavi '10 - Granddaughter of the last Emperor of Iran
    • Masai Russell '18 - Track and field sprinter, and hurdler. Russell is the U.S NCAA Record holder in the 100m hurdles.[1] Russell holds personal bests of 12.36 seconds over 100m hurdles which is #16 of all time, 7.75 seconds over 60 metres hurdles, which is =#13 of all time and 54.66 seconds over 400 metres hurdles. Masai finished third at the 2023 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships qualifying to represent USA at the World Championships.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Bullis School cost?
Bullis School's tuition is approximately $53,405 for private students.
Who are famous alumni from Bullis School?
Bullis School famous alumni include: David Bernad '99, Henry Rollins '79, Lisa Sugar '94, John Phillips '63, Cam Brown '16, Justin Herron '14, Princess Noor Pahlavi '10 and Masai Russell '18.
Does Bullis School offer a summer program?
Yes, Bullis School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Bullis School offer?
Bullis School offers 21 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track and Wrestling. Bullis School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for most sports offered.
What is Bullis School's ranking?
Bullis School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Highest average ACT score, Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Bullis School?
The application deadline for Bullis School is Jan. 21.

School Calendar

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Last day of classes for 12th Grade
May 17, 2024 (Friday)
Last Day of School for Grades K-11
June 05, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,022 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $53,405
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 21
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Potomac, MD is $35,435 for elementary schools and $40,668 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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