Landon School

  • Landon School is a private, non-religious, and college preparatory all-boys school for students in grades 3-12.
  • We are located on 75 acres in Bethesda, MD, outside of Washington, D.C.
  • We have six bus routes that serve MD, DC, and VA.
  • Our class size average is 13 students.  40 percent of our students are students of color.
  • 70 percent of our full-time faculty have advanced degrees.
  • 78 percent of the class of 2019 who filed early action or early decision applications were admitted.
  • 28 percent of our students receive financial aid.  We offer 22 arts and 22 athletics options.

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  • Lower School Admissions Testing - 12/14/2019 - The application must be submitted no later than Friday, January 10, 2020. All supporting documents are due to Landon no later than Friday, January 24, 2020. To check the status ...moreof an applicant`s supporting documents, please log onto your Landon admissions online account. After the Admissions Office receives supporting documents, applicant`s accounts will be updated within 48 hours. Parents are encouraged to periodically review the status of their accounts to be sure all necessary documents are completed and received on time. If you have additional questions, please contact the Admissions Office at 301-320-1067 or hide

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1929
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students655 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size13 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, 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, U.S. History
Average SAT score1340
Average ACT score31
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Jacket and Tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 10
Tuition NotesGrades 3-5 $41, 290 Grades 6-12 $44,960
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$23,458
Admissions DirectorSarah Powers
Admissions AssociateKareena Mims


Total Sports Offered22 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Fencing, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rugby, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
FencingFlag Football,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Winter TrackWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Ally Council, Bad Movie Club, Community Service Club, Debate Team, Honor Council, Investments Club, Model UN, Sports Analytics Club, Stem Club, 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

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