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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: 335; 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 studying mathematics, science, social studies, language arts, Spanish, art, drama, dance, physical education, and music. Other features: social justice curriculum, service learning, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, 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 heated pool, a gym, playing fields, garden, green roof, three art workshops, three libraries, two makerspaces, two outdoor classrooms, three science labs, two woodshops, a dance studio, an engineering fabrication lab, a state-of-the-art black box theater.
Bus Service: Two routes serve DC and Bethesda.
2024–2025 Tuition
Pre-Primary School: $43,000
Primary School: $49,500
Middle School: $52,500
Operating Budget: $11 million
Endowment: $4.5 million
Head of School: Donna Lindner
Governance: 28 elected trustees
Lowell School is a private PK-8th grade school located in NW Washington, DC. Our mission is to create an inclusive community of lifelong learners in which each individual is valued and respected.