The Langley School

Tel: (703)356-1920
The Langley School
The Langley School
  • At The Langley School, we know children's social and emotional acuity is critical to their academic success - that's why we intentionally nurture both in equal measure.
  • Students graduate as uncommonly optimistic, grounded, poised, and kind learners and thinkers - citizens of the world, wholly prepared to thrive in the nation's top high schools, and to lead lives of integrity and self-defined purpose.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Educational Records Bureau
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1942

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 13 / rolling
Tuition Notes2016-2017 tuition ranges from $15,090 to $34,570
Admissions DirectorMary Worthington
Admissions AssociateLeslie Bray


Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Dramatic Productions, Global Issues Network

Club or Organization:
Interscholastic Athletics, Invent to Learn (Engineering & Design), Odyssey of the Mind, Variety of Electives Offered, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
20time Project, Band (Symphonic, Wind Ensemble, Jazz), Choral Groups, Green Team

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance, Ultimate Frisbee Clu

School Notes

The Langley School

Founded upon a deep appreciation for childhood, and an abiding belief in the necessity and power of parent/teacher partnership, The Langley School offers an exceptional community and an individually attuned academic curriculum-proving both to be mutually reinforcing and equally essential. Since 1942, our thoughtfully designed preschool-through-grade-8 program has shaped uncommonly optimistic, grounded, poised, and kind learners and thinkers-citizens of the world, wholly prepared to thrive in the nation`s top high schools, and to lead lives of integrity and self-defined purpose.
  • Our inquiry-based program reflects the latest research on how to engage students most effectively-inspiring them to ask meaningful, necessary questions and harness their learning to explore creative answers.
  • Rigorous, engaging academic programs including Spanish starting in preschool, Chinese and French starting in grade 6, and hands-on science labs starting in grade 1
  • Leadership experiences at every grade level, with eighth graders (not high schoolers) serving as top role models
  • Strong visual arts, music, and drama programs for all grades, with band, strings, and formal drama instruction beginning in grade 4
  • Public speaking lessons starting in preschool
  • Meaningful service learning and field trips, with overnight trips for grades 5-8
  • Wide variety of team sports for grades 5-8, plus fun and challenging PE programs for all students
  • State-of-the-art facilities including brand-new Middle School, turf field, green-screen media studio
  • 1:1 Chromebook program for grades 4-8, classroom iPads for grades K-3, innovation lab with 3-D printer, and digital citizenship instruction for all students
  • Outdoor gardens that also serve as classrooms and a Classroom in the Sky with a "green" roof
  • 7:1 student/teacher ratio
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