An Independent K-12 school on a beautiful wooded campus, 3 miles from Washington, D.C.


Upcoming Events:

Spring Tours 2017

Lower School:
April 11 or April 26 (full)

Middle School:
April 13 or April 25 (full)

Intermediate School:
April 19 or May 4

Upper School:
April 13 (full), May 18 (full) or May 22 (full)

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Information Sessions

November 18, 2016 - Upper School
December 6, 2016 - Lower School
December 7, 2016 - Middle School
December 8, 2016 - Intermediate School

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Athletic Open House

December 2, 2016

Thanks to all of you who attended. Please feel free to contact the Athletic Department with any questions.

ARTS Open House

February 25, 2017

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Welcome to the Admission Office

As you explore The Potomac School website you will see the richness and breadth of our academic, athletic, arts, and service programs.

Our Lower School,
Grades K-3

Our Middle School,
Grades 4-6

Our Intermediate and Upper Schools,
Grades 7-8 and 9-12

Potomac is remarkable for its 100+ years of excellence in teaching and learning, grounded in a commitment to educate students to become leaders in, and contributors to, a constantly changing world.

All families are welcome and encouraged to visit Potomac. Please call our office and we will be happy to schedule a visit to our campus.

We invite you to learn more about our school by clicking through our website. You will see why all of us involved with Potomac – students, teachers, staff, parents, and alumni – think it is such a special place to be.

Application Information for Spanish Speaking Parents

Please click here for the application process in Spanish (Procedimientos de Aplicación)

Non-discriminatory Policy

The Potomac School strives for diversity in the conviction that a learning community with rigorous academic goals is intellectually and morally strengthened when many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds are engaged.

We administer our educational policies, admission policies, financial aid program, athletic program, and other school programs, including the hiring of faculty and staff, without discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation, or any other category to the extent protected by applicable laws.