The Lab School Of Washington

  • Founded in 1967 by Sally L. Smith, The Lab School of Washington is internationally recognized for its innovative programs for children and adults with learning disabilities.
  • The Lab School Day School offers individualized instruction to students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
  • The instructional approaches developed by Professor Smith, emphasize hands-on experimental learning and the use of the arts to teach academic skills.
  • State-of-the-art work with computers, storytelling, writing and art in the elementary school as well as a continual emphasis on project learning in the junior and senior high school keep The Lab School pioneering new educational methods.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12

Student Body

Total Students328 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade The Lab School Of Washington Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Washington
    Kingsbury Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 93 students
    4 miles
    5000 14th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202) 722-5555
    4 PK-12
    93
  • Washington
    Kennedy Institute
    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 61 students
    5.5 miles
    801 Buchanan St Ne
    Washington, DC 20017
    (202) 281-2770
    5.5 5-12
    61
  • Washington
    The Episcopal Center For Children
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-8 | 61 students
    4 miles
    5901 Utah Ave Nw
    Washington, DC 20015
    (202) 363-1333
    4 2-8
    61
  • Washington
    Grades: 6-12
    2.5 miles
    2000 Florida Ave. NW, 2nd Floor
    Washington, DC 20009
    (202) 244-0639
    2.5 6-12
    n/a
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-8 | 146 students
    1.4 miles
    3810 Massachusetts Ave., NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202) 362-1408
    1.4 PK-8
    146

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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $20,047 for elementary schools and $29,114 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).