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Washington Episcopal School

Washington Episcopal School is a coeducational private Episcopal traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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Washington Episcopal School says

Centrally located in downtown Bethesda, MD, Washington Episcopal School (WES) is an indpendent, coeducational school for a diverse body of 300 students in Nursery through Grade 8.Founded in 1986, WES is dedicated to advancing the natural progress of academic, artistic, spritual and physical development through a challenging, traditional curriculum. WES faculty employs well-researched, interactive and enjoyable teaching approaches to inspire students to seek knowledge confidently and to develop intellectual curiosity, critical thinking and wisdom. Curriculum-based study trips to Utah, Italy, Spain and France for students in Grades 6 through 8 are included in tuition. WES maintains that children learn best in a happy and stress-free environment.Drawing on its Episcopal roots, WES values priciples of tolerance, faith, and respect for others in all aspects of school life.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 281
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 8
Transitional KG 14
Kindergarten 26
1 23
2 36
3 36
4 27
5 28
6 29
7 21
8 33

Washington Episcopal School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Washington Episcopal School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Gender 53% Male / 47% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 67%
Multi-racial 8%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 19%
Asian 1%

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)

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