The Field School fosters self-discovery, skill of mind, and generosity of heart.
With very small classes (average class size: 11), the school prepares students for college in an informal, comfortable environment that stresses dialogue.
All students take an arts class every year, and all students play sports-in an inclusive and warm community.
At Field, every student is heard and feels at home.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked DC School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 348 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $51,200
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

Top Rankings

The Field School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in District Of Columbia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1972

Student Body

Total Students
348 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
The Field School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
63%
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
17%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$20,000
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jason Hersom
Admissions Associate
Harry Sullivan

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School Notes

  • The Field School fosters self-discovery, skill of mind, and generosity of heart.
  • With very small classes (average class size: 11), the school prepares students for college in an informal, comfortable environment that stresses dialogue.
  • All students take an arts class every year, and all students play sports-in an inclusive and warm community.
  • At Field, every student is heard and feels at home.
Profile last updated: 12/10/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked DC School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 348 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $51,200
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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