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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded2002
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students118 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade Washington Jesuit Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
FootballSoccer,
Track and Field

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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  • Washington
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    Grades: PK-12 | 243 students
    13.2 miles
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    (301)599-9600
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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $20,047 for elementary schools and $28,580 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Washington, DC is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).