Sidwell Friends School

  • Sidwell Friends School serves 1153 students in grades Prekindergarten-12 and is a member of the Friends Council on Education (FCE), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the State or regional independent school association.
  • The student:teacher of Sidwell Friends School is 8:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Friends.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Friends Council on Education (FCE)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationFriends
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students1,153 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade Sidwell Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers151 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Washington
    Grades: NS-12 | 1050 students
    1 miles
    4200 Davenport Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202)274-3200
    1 NS-12
    1050
  • Washington
    Grades: K-12 | 650 students
    1.1 miles
    3000 Cathedral Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    (202)939-8814
    1.1 K-12
    650
  • Washington
    Grades: NS-12 | 899 students
    0.8 miles
    3100 Macomb Street NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    (202)243-1800
    0.8 NS-12
    899
  • Washington
    Grades: 6-12 | 295 students
    0.7 miles
    4101 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    (202)362-8882
    0.7 6-12
    295
  • Washington
    National Cathedral School
    All-girls (Episcopal)
    Grades: 4-12 | 595 students
    0.5 miles
    3612 Woodley Road NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202)537-6300
    0.5 4-12
    595

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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $20,047 for elementary schools and $28,518 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Washington, DC is 69% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).