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Bullis School Photo #1 - Bullis encourages students to explore a wide variety of academics, arts, athletics, and service to find their passion - with world-class Bullis faculty to help guide them.
"Achieve Excellence Through Balance" is more than a slogan at Bullis School.
Bullis is an independent 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.
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)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Association of Independent Maryland And DC Schools (JAIMS)
AIMSMDDC (Assoc. of independent Maryland and DC Schools)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1930

Student Body

Total Students837 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Bullis School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers117 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
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
Average SAT score1250
Average ACT score29
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Bullis uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 21 / rolling
Tuition NotesSee website
% on Financial Aid
27%
Average Financial Aid Grant$22,000
Admissions DirectorMatt Trammell

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyKayaking,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,
Wrestling

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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