Top District of Columbia Private Schools
- For the 2019-20 school year, there are 107 top private schools in District of Columbia, serving 19,265 students.
- The average private school tuition is $21,080 for elementary schools and $26,860 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- Minority enrollment is 49% and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.
National Presbyterian School Photo - Nursery students study our newly hatched chicks in the NPS science lab.
MYSA School Photo - MYSA students take weekly trips to engage with community and integrate studies through experiential learning. These excursions integrate students' classes and curricular 'connect units.'
Cornerstone Schools-washington Photo - Second grade teacher Ms. Wright and her students enjoy some read-aloud time.
Montessori School Of Washington Photo - The Montessori Schoolof Washington is a small, nurturing environment for children ages two to six, where the curriculum is based on the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori
Washington School For Girls Photo - The Washington School for Girls develops confidence, competence, and compassion in young leaders.
Montessori School Of Chevy Chase Photo - Our classrooms at The Montessori School of Chevy Chase provide a warm, challenging and stimulating environment.
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School Photo - Our literacy program that starts with 3- and 4-year old children
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