Top 5 Best Potomac Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 18 private schools serving 4,905 students in Potomac, MD (there are 9 public schools, serving 6,928 public students). 41% of all K-12 students in Potomac, MD are educated in private schools (compared to the MD state average of 14%).
The best top ranked private schools in Potomac, MD include Bullis School, Connelly School Of The Holy Child and St. Raphael School.
The average acceptance rate is 80%, which is lower than the Maryland private school average acceptance rate of 82%.
50% of private schools in Potomac, MD are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Episcopal).

Top Ranked Potomac Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Bullis School
Bullis School Photo - At Bullis, students thrive in their pursuit of self-discovery, broaden their horizons, and ultimately transform our world.
10601 Falls Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 299-8500
Grades: K-12
| 1,022 students
Connelly School Of The Holy Child
Connelly School Of The Holy Child Photo - McShain Library at Connelly School of the Holy Child
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
9029 Bradley Blvd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 365-0955
Grades: 6-12
| 305 students
German International School Washington Dc
German International School Washington Dc Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
8617 Chateau Drive
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 767-3812
Grades: PK-12
| 523 students
The Heights School
All-boys (Catholic)
10400 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 365-4300
Grades: 3-12
| 510 students
McLean School
McLean School Photo - Engaged students who develop self advocacy skills.
(9)
8224 Lochinver Ln
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 395-0698
Grades: K-12
| 498 students
St. Andrew's Episcopal School
St. Andrew's Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
(3)
8804 Postoak Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 477-1700
Grades: NS-12
| 707 students
St. Raphael School
St. Raphael School Photo - St. Raphael School logo
(Catholic)
(4)
1513 Dunster Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 762-2143
Grades: PK-8
| 426 students
Academy Child Development Center
Academy Child Development Center Photo
Daycare / Preschool
9201 Falls Chapel Way
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 424-4318
Grades: NS
| 20 students
Beth Sholom Congregation Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
11825 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 279-7010
Grades: NS
| 109 students
The Diener School
The Diener School Photo - Learning about Rosh Hashanah
Special Education School
11510 Falls Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 299-4602
Grades: K-6
| 73 students
Geneva Day School
Geneva Day School Photo - Apples for our teachers. . . and our students!
Daycare / Preschool
11931 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 340-7704
Grades: PK-K
| students
Georgetown Hill Early School
Daycare / Preschool
8311 Bells Mill Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 299-2350
Grades: PK-K
| 80 students
Ivymount School
Special Education School
11614 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 469-0223
Grades: PK-12
| 172 students
The Manor Montessori School
Montessori School
10500 Oaklyn Drive
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 299-7400
Grades: PK-3
| 126 students
Muslim Community School
(Islamic)
7917 Montrose Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 340-6713
Grades: PK-12
| 100 students
Our Lady Of Mercy School
(Catholic)
(2)
9222 Kentsdale Dr
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 365-4477
Grades: PK-8
| 222 students
Potomac Glen Day School
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
9908 S Glen Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 299-9193
Grades: NS-K
| 128 students
St. James' Children's School
Alternative School (Episcopal)
11815 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 762-3246
Grades: PK-K
| 69 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Potomac, Maryland

Potomac, Maryland Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
10201 Democracy Boulevard
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 469-4888
Grades: PK-6
| 75 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Potomac, MD?
The top ranked private schools in Potomac, MD include Bullis School, Connelly School Of The Holy Child and St. Raphael School.
How many private schools are located in Potomac, MD?
18 private schools are located in Potomac, MD.
How diverse are private schools in Potomac, MD?
Potomac, MD private schools are approximately 25% minority students, which is lower than the Maryland private school average of 38%.
What percentage of students in Potomac, MD go to private school?
41% of all K-12 students in Potomac, MD are educated in private schools (compared to the MD state average of 14%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Potomac, MD?
50% of private schools in Potomac, MD are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Episcopal).

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