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Facts and Figures about Lowell School

Founded 1965: Incorporated not-for-profit, coeducational, non-sectarian private preschool, private elementary school, and private middle school
Accreditation: The Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools
Enrollment: 340; ages 2 1/2 through 8th grade
Average Number of Students per Classroom: 16
Student/Faculty Ratio: 6:1
Faculty (FTE): 73
Curriculum Features: Leading-edge, intellectually rigorous, hands-on, and integrated approach to learning, which includes the study of mathematics, science, social studies, language arts, Spanish, art, drama, dance, physical education, and music. Other features: social justice curriculum, service learning, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).
Campus and Facilities: Lovely 8-acre campus with three buildings nestled in beautiful natural surroundings bordering Rock Creek Park; generously-sized, light-filled classrooms and ample outdoor spaces for learning and play; special facilities include a pool, a gym, playing fields, three libraries, a wood shop, three art workshops, a dance studio, three science labs, a maker space, and an engineering fabrication lab.
Bus Service: Two routes serve DC and Bethesda.
2019-20 Tuition
Pre-Primary School AM Only: $19,340
Pre-Primary School All Day: $30,515
Primary School, K: $36,515
Primary School, 1-3: $37,710
Primary School, 4-5: $38,430
Middle School, 6-8: $40,320
Operating Budget: $11 million
Endowment: $4.5 million
Head of School: Debbie Gibbs
Governance: 28 elected trustees