At a Glance
Founded in 1956
14 miles from Washington, DC
Head of School: John Thomas
50 acres on two campuses
Bus routes to Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, Fairfax Station, Falls Church, Great Falls, Leesburg, McLean, Reston, South Riding, Sterling, Vienna Metro Station and National Harbor, MD.
250 faculty and staff, with nearly 70% holding advanced degrees
Lower School – 5:1
Middle School – 6:1
Upper School – 6:1
1:1 technology program
Apple Distinguished School and Apple Site School for the state of Virginia
Languages Offered: Mandarin, Spanish, French, Latin and Greek
25 AP Offerings
97 AP scholars in 2017
Top-ranked Latin Program in Virginia for more than two decades
Robotics teams honored with the Think Award, Design Award, Connect Award and Winning Alliance Award at various competitions
Rockwell Collins Innovate Award Recipient
College acceptance highlights for 2017 include Brown University, Bucknell, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Chicago, Colgate University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Duke University, Fordham University, New York University, Northwestern University, University of Pennsylvania, Tufts University, Vanderbilt University, Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, Washington and Lee University, Washington University in St. Louis and Yale University.
Facilities include a state-of-the-art turf field, eight tennis courts, fields for football, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, baseball and softball; a 400-meter rubber composite track; a cross-country course; a fitness center and two full-sized gyms
32 Middle School teams and 39 Upper School teams representing 23 unique sports
28 Conference Championships, 2 VISAA State Championships, and 6 VISAA State Semifinals during the past three years
More than 137 All Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference or All Independent School League honors
70 All State honors
1 Gatorade Player of the Year
3 VISAA Division I Players of the Year
1 Washington Post All Met Player of the Year
2 Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference Individual Golf Champions
Facilities include a 300-seat theater; dance studio; ceramics studio; multiple art studios; a digital art lab studio; and instrumental and choral classrooms with attached practice rooms.
12 District Honor Choir members
The Major Minors a cappella group won its 9th consecutive competition for inclusion on the most recent Best of High School A Capella album. Albums are available on iTunes.
175 Upper School student artists displayed their work during the Visual Arts Show in 2017.
5 members of District Honor Orchestra, including the Senior Regional Orchestra and State Honor Orchestra
1 nomination for the 2017 Cappies for Lead Actor in a Musical
5 Members of the District Honor Band, including 4 All-District Members
Multiple Superior Rankings at Adjudicated Music Festival at the Middle School Level, including winning the overall Esprit de Corps trophy in 2017
1 Student Selected for the Governor’s School for Vocal Music in 2017
1 Student Selected for the Governor’s School in Dance in 2017