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 13 bus stops that serve MD, DC, and VA.
Our class size average is 14 students.  41% of our students are students of color.
70%of our full-time faculty have advanced degrees.  26% of our students receive financial aid.
69% of Class of 2023 graduates attending Top 50 universities or colleges on U.S. News & World Report lists.
We offer 22 arts and 21 athletics options.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • 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
Biology, Calculus AB and BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, Economics (Micro & Macro), Environmental Science, Music Theory, Physics 1 and C, Psychology, Psychology (AP), Statistics, Studio Arts, U.S. History
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Jacket and Tie

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 19
Tuition Notes
Grades 3-5 $45,170 Grades 6-12 $49,810
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Katy Harvey
Admissions Associate
Kareena Applewhite



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 an all-boys day school for grades 3-12 located on a 75-acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Landon is built for boys. 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 his teachers, coaches, mentors, and friends will challenge him to bring it.This commitment to him is why Landon stands as a national leader in boys` college preparatory education. 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.
  • In the 2022-23 school year, Landon transitioned beyond AP course offerings in the Upper School and instead provided its own set of high-level courses that challenges our boys in a manner that seeks to provide boys the chance to engage more meaningfully in the material, that is less driven by a test, and that is generally better aligned with our Mission, Philosophy, and Portrait of a Graduate. This sheet provides an overview and talking points for this transition.
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 23 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, 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 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 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 (2023-24)

  • 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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