Emerson Preparatory School
- Top Ranked DC School
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 41 students
- Yearly Tuition: $29,000
- Average class size: 8 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Emerson Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in District Of Columbia for:
Academics and Faculty
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
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- Emerson Preparatory School began in 1852 as the Emerson Institute, a school to prepare local boys for attendance at Harvard. Emerson was named after George Barrell Emerson, a progressive thinker in women's education and cousin of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Early Emerson graduates include three-time Civil War Medal of Honor recipient James Madison Cutts, and Buck and Jesse Root Grant, sons of President Ulysses S. Grant.
- Emerson evolved to become a more inclusive college preparatory school, as Washington`s first co-ed preparatory school in 1920. After World War II, in 1946 Emerson adopted its current half-year, full-credit academic term system, modeled after the British system of secondary education. Today Emerson welcomes a diverse student body from all parts of DC, suburban Maryland and Virginia, and the international community and prepares them in a healthier way for colleges and universities throughout the United States and the world.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Emerson Preparatory School cost?
Emerson Preparatory School's tuition is approximately $29,000 for private students.
Does Emerson Preparatory School offer a summer program?
Yes, Emerson Preparatory School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is Emerson Preparatory School's ranking?
Emerson Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in District Of Columbia for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Emerson Preparatory School?
The application deadline for Emerson Preparatory School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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