AT A GLANCE

Congressional School serves more than 320 students and 2,000 campers annually through its academic and summer programs. The school develops great thinkers and leaders by encouraging students to explore, embrace challenge, and grow through an innovative academic program —all in a diverse and caring community.

 

Founded in: 1939

Head of School: Janet F. Marsh

Grades: Co-ed Infant through Grade 8

Number of Students: 330

Campus: 40 Acres Inside the Beltway

6:1

Student to Teacher Ratio

13

Average Students per Classroom

76

Years of Educational Excellence

30+

After School Activities and Extended Hours Program

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ACADEMIC DIVISIONS

Early Childhood: 6 Weeks - Under 3 Years Old

Primary School: Preschool - Grade 2

Lower School: Grades 3 - 4

Middle School: Grades 5 - 8

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ACRE CAMPUS

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2 Swimming Pools

Amphitheater

Amphitheatre

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Tripps Run Creek

playground

3 Playgrounds

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14 Horses

Sport Court

Sport Court

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35+ Ropes Course Elements

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Archery Range

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iPad Program in Middle School

94%

2017 Graduates attended Private Schools

19

Middle School Athletic Teams

100+

Social Events Each School Year

50+

Off-Campus Experiential Learning Opportunities

14.5%

Students Receive Need-Based Financial Aid

110%

Effort, Energy, & Commitment to Educating Students

ACCREDITATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

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The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington
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To learn more, ask questions, or schedule a tour for our Primary School program for your preschool through second grade child, please contact:

Gretchen Herbst
Director of Admission and Financial Aid

703-533-1064