Georgetown Hill Early School Woodley Gardens

  • Georgetown Hill Early School was founded in 1980 by Ellen Cromwell, who now serves as board chair and Head of School.
  • Georgetown Hill Early School is a non-profit organization, and since 2000 has expanded to multiple campuses in Washington, D.C. and the Maryland suburbs.
  • The Georgetown Hill School endorses a “whole child” approach to teaching and learning that reinforces and expands upon children's natural competencies.
  • We call our program the P.L.A.N. curriculum, as developed by Ellen Cromwell in her book, Nurturing Readiness in Early Childhood Education A Whole Child Model for children 2-5, Allyn & Bacon.
  • The primary components of the curriculum are play, learning, the arts and nurturing.
  • The P.L.A.N. curriculum cultivates learning by integrating activities that promote each child's multiple intelligence's.
  • In a carefully planned yet creative environment, children are given opportunities to acquire knowledge as they build upon emerging interests and develop friendships.
  • Cognitive, social and physical development are fostered through relationships, the creative arts, foundational content areas, basic skills mastery, values training and motor skills acquisition.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-1

Student Body

Total Students55 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Georgetown Hill Early School Woodley Gardens Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio28:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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