Washington Jesuit Academy

The Washington Jesuit Academy is an all boys Middle School (4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades) from low-income households.
The school offers full scholarships to studnets if they meet financial criteria. The school places heavy emphasis on academically challenging curriculum preparing for strong academic college-prep high schools. Our Mission is to educate academically talented adolescent boys from low-income families, regardless of religious denomination, providing for them a disciplined, rigorous learning environment. The Goal of the Education is to prepare these boys to become "men for others" who, having gained confidence spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and physically will be able to succeed in a college preparatory high school on their way to becoming leaders in their communities.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked DC School
  • Grades: 4-8
  • Students: 118 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Washington Jesuit Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in District Of Columbia for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
2002
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
118 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
Washington Jesuit Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Community Service Club, Cooking Club, Debate Club, Gardening Club, Geography Club, Life Skills Club, Music - guitar or piano, Origami Club, Physical Fitness Club, Robotics Club, Stem Club

School Notes

  • The Washington Jesuit Academy is an all boys Middle School (4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades) for low-income households. The school offers full scholarships to students if they meet financial criteria. The school places heavy emphasis on academically challenging curriculum preparing for strong academic college-prep high schools. Our Mission is to educate academically talented adolescent boys from low-income families, regardless of religious denomination, providing for them a disciplined, rigorous learning environment. The Goal of the Education is to prepare these boys to become "men for others" who, having gained confidence spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and physically will be able to succeed in a college preparatory high school on their way to becoming leaders in their communities.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked DC School
  • Grades: 4-8
  • Students: 118 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $26,767 for elementary schools and $29,208 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).

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