Washington School For Girls

The Washington School for Girls is an independent, all girls, year-round Catholic day school serving students in grades 3-8 in Washington DC`s Wards 7 and 8 and close-in PG County, MD. WSG offers full scholarships to all students who enroll and seeks students who would most benefit from the school`s supportive and holistic environment.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-8
  • Enrollment: 126 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $350
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Washington School For Girls ranks among the top 20% of private schools in District Of Columbia for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 3-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1997

Student Body

Total Students
126 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
Washington School For Girls Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
13 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform Required

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Admission is partially based on financial eligibility for scholarship. All students receive full scholarship for the tuition cost ($18,000/year) but are expected to pay $350 per year administrative fee plus an additional $100 for graduation expenses (8th Grade only)
% on Financial Aid
99%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$18,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Leah Nelson
Admissions Associate
Artbrita Smith
Endowment Size
$3 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports
Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, ASL Club, graphic design, Various clubs, Various Extracurricular Activities at all grade levels, Yoga Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Swimming

School Notes

  • WSG's mission is to serve students who may not otherwise have access to an independent school. Applicants must submit financial information to confirm their eligibility for the program.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Washington School For Girls cost?
Washington School For Girls's tuition is approximately $350 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Washington School For Girls?
The acceptance rate of Washington School For Girls is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 60%.
What sports does Washington School For Girls offer?
Washington School For Girls offers 2 interscholastic sports: Dance and Soccer.
When is the application deadline for Washington School For Girls?
The application deadline for Washington School For Girls is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-8
  • Enrollment: 126 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $350
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $29,363 for elementary schools and $33,185 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Washington, DC is 60% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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