Top District of Columbia Private Schools
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 106 top private schools in District of Columbia, serving 19,377 students.
- The average private school tuition is $20,047 for elementary schools and $28,921 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 69% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 46% and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.
National Presbyterian School Photo - Nursery students study our newly hatched chicks in the NPS science lab.
Our Lady Of Victory School Photo - Middle School students enjoy math class with OLV principal Sheila Martinez.
St Francis Xavier Catholic Academyool Photo - Our literacy program that starts with 3- and 4-year old children
Gonzaga College High School Photo - Gonzaga seeks to form young men of intellect, faith, and character.
St. Jerome Institute Photo - St. Jerome Institute: A liberal arts high school in the Catholic tradition
MYSA School Photo - MYSA Georgetown K-5 students study in mixed-age groups through customized learning menus, pop-up classes and connect classes to explore units deeply in an interdisciplinary way.
Montessori School Of Chevy Chase Photo - Our classrooms at The Montessori School of Chevy Chase provide a warm, challenging and stimulating environment.
As the COVID-19 virus spreads throughout the United States, we look at steps schools and parents can take to protect themselves from this highly contagious virus.
Our children's education is a critical concern. That's why we elected to send our kids to private school in the first place. However, this COVID-19 virus is controlling everything. And it will continue to do so indefinitely until we have vaccines to protect us. With that in mind, here are five things you need to do when you are a parent with children in private school during this horrific pandemic.
Now that school has safely reopened, what can we parents do to support and encourage the schools we care about so much?