The Field School

Tel: (202)295-5839
  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students331 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 50%
Students by GradeThe Field School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size11 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$38,500
% on Financial Aid
17%
Average Financial Aid Grant$20,000
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMaureen Miesmer
Admissions AssociateEva Greenberg

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball
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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $19,974 for elementary schools and $26,802 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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