Kirov Academy Of Ballet of Washington DC

  • Kirov Academy of Ballet is primarily for aspiring Classical ballet dancers who want to pursue a career in ballet with the rigorous foundation of the Vaganova classical ballet method.
  • A fully accredited academic program complements the ballet training.
  • Academic Only students are also accepted into the programs.
  • Residential facilities are available for up to 62 students each year.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1990
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$8,080
Summer Program Cost NotesKirov Academy Summer Intensive Program is a six-week Program. Enrollment Fee: $400 Artistic Tuition: $4,680 Optional Room & Board: $3,000 Auditions are required for our Ballet Summer Intensive. Join the 2019 Audition Tour by going to the website and signing up there.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students58 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade Kirov Academy Of Ballet of Washington DC Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size7 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform for ballet classes only)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$31,900
Tuition NotesTuition divided by Day or Boarding student and by Artistic and/or Academic student: Artistic Tuition $18,400 Academic Tuition $13,500Room & Board $16,000 Enrollment Fee $2,800 Mandatory Fees $750 Other fees depend on chosen program. For DC residents, Serving Our Children tuition assistance program is available. Financial Aid Requests accepted through FAST,
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKatherine Cromwell
Admissions AssociateJeff Rudisill


Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBallet, DanceBalletDance,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Yearbook Committee

Arts and Music Programs:
After School Ballet Program

School Notes

  • The most important requirement for enrolling in the Classical Ballet Program is an audition. Register for an audition by going to: and registering for an audition. After the audition you will be contacted with the results.
  • If you are interested in the Academic Only Program, please contact Mr. Stephen Gabb, Headmaster, at, or by phone, 202-636-0667.
  • If you are intested in the After School Ballet Program, please contact Mme. Irina Wunder,
  • We look forward to hearing from you.
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