HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT

Well-prepared for excellent secondary schools, Congressional School graduates have confidence, a sense of ethics, and the desire to continually and respectfully question, collaborate, create, and lead.

We are very proud of our students' post-Congressional successes. Our students matriculate to a wide-range of independent schools and other competitive high school programs. Here are some of the area high schools to which Congressional graduates have been accepted over the past five years:
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Class of 2017 in their high school shirts

Independent Day Schools

Bullis School
Edmund Burke
The Field School
Flint Hill School
Georgetown Day High School
Georgetown Preparatory School
Georgetown Visitation School
Gonzaga College High School
Highland School
Holton-Arms School
Ideal Schools
The Landon School
The Madeira School
Maret School
Middleburg Academy
National Cathedral School
The Potomac School
Sandy Springs Friends School
Servite High School (CA)
Sidwell Friends School
St. Albans School
St. Andrew's Episcopal School
St. Stephen's & St. Agnes
Washington International School

 

Boarding Schools

Blue Ridge School (VA)
Christchurch School (VA)
Episcopal High School (VA)
Foxcroft School (VA)
Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HI)
Hill School (PA)
Kent School (CT)
Mercersburg Academy (PA)
Miss Hall's School (MA)
Miss Porter's School (CT)
Oldfields (MD)
Peddie School (NJ)
Randolph Macon Academy (VA)
Ridley College (Canada)
St. Timothy's School (MD)
Stanstead College (Canada)
Woodberry Forest (VA)

Religious Affiliation

Bishop Ireton High School
Bishop Denis J. O'Connell
Paul VI High School
Pope John Paul the Great

Public

Annandale High School (I.B.).
Fairfax High School
Forest Park Integrated Technology
George Marshall (I.B.)
George Mason High School (I.B.)
Lake Braddock Secondary School
Langley High School
Oakton High School
J.W. Robinson Secondary School (I.B.)
J.E.B. Stuart High School (I.B.)
McLean High School
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Washington and Lee High School (I.B.)
W. T. Woodson High School (I.B.)
Yorktown High School

Congressional students entering the public school system after graduating from Congressional typically enroll in either AP (Advanced Placement) classes or the IB (International Baccalaureate) Program.

 

Class of 2017 Matriculation

BASIS Independent McLean
Bishop Ireton High School
Bishop O'Connell High School
The Field School
Flint Hill School
Georgetown Day School
Gonzaga College High School
Jeb Stuart High School
Lawrence Academy (MA)
Maret School
St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School


 

"Schools are communities with unique missions, visions, values and philosophies. Students, like schools, are unique and therefore benefit from finding the community that best "fits" with their learning styles and intellectual, extracurricular and social-emotional needs."

-Jeanette Lelchitski, 8th Grade Advisor and English Teacher

The Highway to High School

Helping 8th Graders Find the "Right-Fit" High School

Our goal at Congressional during the high school transition period is to help students and parents find the ‘right fit’ high school. By eighth grade, a student’s unique qualities have emerged, helping to make the task of selecting the right high school a more streamlined, personal process...

Read the full article about how we guide students through the high school decision process.

Hear from our Middle School Director about the high school decision process at Congressional