Whittle School & Studios

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%

School News

  • Follow our blog! - 06/08/2020 - Learn about our dynamic students and faculty and have a look into our projects and programs through the eyes of our families and faculty.

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School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedcase by case basis
Year Founded2019
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$295
Summer Program Cost NotesThe 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.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students168 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Whittle School & Studios Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size9 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$46,038
Tuition NotesTuition will vary somewhat depending on grade level
Admissions DirectorSusan Emery
Admissions AssociateMatt Drake


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
Cross CountryFencing,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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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  • Washington
    Grades: PK-3 | 401 students
    0.8 miles
    3500 Woodley Road NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202) 537-6793
    0.8 PK-3
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-12 | 1151 students
    0.5 miles
    3825 Wisconsin Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202) 537-8100
    0.5 PK-12
  • Washington
    Grades: NS-12 | 896 students
    0.6 miles
    3100 Macomb Street NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    (202) 243-1800
    0.6 NS-12
  • Washington
    Grades: NS-K | 160 students
    0.4 miles
    4473 Connecticut Ave Nw
    Washington, DC 20008
    (202) 966-7747
    0.4 NS-K
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-12 | 1050 students
    1.2 miles
    4200 Davenport Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202) 274-3200
    1.2 PK-12

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