Bullis School

  • "Achieve Excellence Through Balance" is more than a slogan at Bullis School.
  • On a picturesque 102-acre campus in Potomac, Maryland, Bullis has 845 students in grades K-12 and offers a college preparatory program that balances academics, arts and academics.
  • With a core curriculum enhanced with signature programs in STEM, Entrepreneurship, Humanities and Global Studies, and Visual and Performing Arts, Bullis also offers extra-curricular activities that nurture creativity, leadership resourcefulness, astute thinking, community service, and teamwork and collaboration. Students learn and grow, discover academic and extra-curricular passions, value community, develop lifelong skills and are happier and more confident because of the balance we provide.

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1930
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students777 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeBullis School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers128 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Bullis uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 6
Tuition NotesSee website
% on Financial Aid
27%
Admissions DirectorTim Simpson

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

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!
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bethesda
    Grades: PK-12 | 1101 students
    6.2 miles
    5100 Edgemoor Lane
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (202)537-6900
    6.2 PK-12
    1101
  • Silver Spring
    Barrie School
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    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-12 | 283 students
    9 miles
    13500 Layhill Road
    Silver Spring, MD 20906
    (301)576-2800
    9 NS-12
    283
  • Bethesda
    Grades: 3-12 | 685 students
    4.8 miles
    6101 Wilson Lane
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301)320-3200
    4.8 3-12
    685
  • Olney
    Grades: 9-12 | 1200 students
    11.4 miles
    17301 Old Vic Boulevard
    Olney, MD 20832
    (240)283-3367
    11.4 9-12
    1200
  • Potomac
    Connelly School Of The Holy Child
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 290 students
    2 miles
    9029 Bradley Blvd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301)365-0955
    2 6-12
    290

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