With a focus on global education, personalization, and project-based learning, a network of Whittle campuses will gradually open in cities around the world, educating students in Pre-school through 12th Grade.
For the 2020-2021 school year , the Washington, DC campus will enroll students through grade 11. We will enroll grade 12 beginning in fall 2021
Five and seven-day boarding options are available for students in 8th through 11th grades for 2020-2021
We are one of the most diverse private schools in DC! Our students of color numbers are as follows: White 35%; African American 29.4%; Multiracial 19.2%; Asian 11.3%; Hispanic 2.8%; Unknown 1.1%. Our international population last year was 1.1%

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 168 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $46,038
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School News

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
case by case basis
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
168 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Whittle School & Studios Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
9 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition will vary somewhat depending on grade level
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
The fee for one week of programming is $295 per student. Participants are limited to a single course each week but may select different program pathways from week to week. Weekly sessions do not need to run consecutively.
Admissions Director
Susan Emery
Admissions Associate
Matt Drake



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Clubs, Community Service Club, Creative Writing Club, Debate Club, Environmental Club, Math Club, Model UN, Robotics Club, Rock Climbing Club, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Music Lessons

School Notes

  • In the fall of 2019, we opened our first two campuses in Shenzhen, China and Washington, D.C. In the coming years, we plan to expand gradually to a system of campuses in the world`s leading cities. A typical campus will grow to serve 2,500 full-time students, ages 3 to 18, with boarding available in the middle and upper school divisions. In upper grade levels, students will be able to participate in global rotations on our campuses around the globe. 

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 168 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $46,038
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $27,585 for elementary schools and $30,973 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Washington, DC is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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