Landon School

Landon School is a private, non-religious, college preparatory all-boys school servingstudents in grades 312.
Landon is located on 75 acres in Bethesda, MD, outside of Washington, D.C.
79% of the Class of 2023 attend college where they applied early or priority.
Landon's average class size is 14 students.  70% of Landon's full-time faculty have advanced degrees.
Landon offers 22 arts and 21 athletics options.  41% of students are students of color.
26% of Landon students receive financial aid.  Landon has 20 bus stops that serve MD, VA, and Washington, D.C.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 3-12
  • Enrollment: 690 students
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 19
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Landon School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 3-12
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
690 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
120 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
32 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Calculus AB and BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, Economics (Micro & Macro), Environmental Science, Music Theory, Physics 1 and C, Psychology, Statistics, Studio Arts
Average SAT score
(Out of 1600)
Average ACT score
(Out of 36)
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Jacket and Tie

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 19
Tuition Notes
Grades 3-6 $47,340 Grades 7-12 $52,360
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Katy Harvey



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
27 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Ally Council, Bad Movie Club, Black Student Union, Community Service Club, Debate Team, Honor Council, Investments Club, Model UN, Sports Analytics Club, STEM, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Ceramics, Choral Groups, Drawing, Instrumental Music, Jazz Ensemble, Mixed Media Art, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Studio Arts, Theater Arts, Vocal Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fencing, Rugby, Street Hockey, Ultimate Frisbee

School Notes

  • Landon is a private school for boys, serving grades 312 on an expansive, 75-acrecampus in Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Landon's program is designed intentionally for boys to thrive. We want each student to bring his energy, goodness, ideas, humor, creativity, curiosity, and intensity to every class,performance, project, and practice. The men and women of Landon who will be histeachers, coaches, mentors, and friends will challenge him to bring and achieve his best.This commitment is why Landon stands as a national leader in boys' college preparatoryeducation. At every level, he will be challenged by expert teachers, advanced curricula,and high-minded expectations all to prepare him for collegiate and lifelong success.
  • Landon offers accelerated and honors courses that exceed AP course standards,challenge boys to engage more meaningfully with material, and align with Landon'smission, philosophy, and portrait of a graduate.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Landon School offer a summer program?
Yes, Landon School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Landon School offer?
Landon School offers 22 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rugby, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter Track and Wrestling. Landon School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for most sports offered.
What is Landon School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Landon School?
The application deadline for Landon School is Jan. 19.

School Calendar

View the Landon School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Memorial Day (school closed)
May 27, 2024 (Monday)
Juneteenth (school closed)
June 19, 2024 (Wednesday)
Independence Day (school closed)
July 04, 2024 (Thursday)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
Landon presents the perfect environment to prepare students for all their future endeavors. Whether these be in academia or on the playing field, Landon offers a vast variety of options to suit the interests of all its students. The teachers and coaches stay very connected with and supportive of students and help them progress on their journey to young adulthood.
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Landon is a wonderful school that has a great history of holding its students to a high standard on the field and in the classroom. Landon integrates arts, academics, and sports into the idea teachers are coaches and mentors.
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As a family, we love Landon's Teacher/Coach/Mentor model. The education, teachers, and campus are all an excellent choice for our son. We are completely thrilled with the variety of educational and extracurricular opportunities for our son!
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Incredible experience. The community is second to none and it is an all round great place to send your boys.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 3-12
  • Enrollment: 690 students
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 19
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Bethesda, MD is $31,195 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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