An independent K-12 school on a beautiful wooded campus, 3 miles from Washington, DC

School News

Potomac Breaks Ground for New Center for Athletics And Community

Rain was in the forecast for September 7 – the first Friday of the new academic year at The Potomac School – but sunny skies prevailed, allowing the school's traditional Opening Assembly to be held outdoors as planned. The annual ceremony includes a procession of seniors and kindergartners, remarks of welcome, and the presentation of Potomac's Excellent Teaching Award. This year, something special and entirely new was added to these traditions: a ceremonial groundbreaking for the school's Center for Athletics and Community.

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Potomac Spotlight

The Mentorship Edge: Connections that Count

In The Odyssey, a character named Mentor advises the young, directionless Telemachus in his quest to find his father. He is the embodiment of wisdom and a conduit for menos – the Greek word for strength and spirit. 

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Meet Board Chair Marjorie Brennan

Marjorie Brennan, MD, is a physician specializing in pediatric anesthesiology at Children's National and an assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain management at GW University. A nationally known speaker on issues of health equity ...

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By the Numbers

Co-Ed

K-12 program

Beautiful

90-acre campus

1,060 Students

in four divisions

26 Sports

72 athletic teams

$4.8 million

in need-based aid

22

neighborhood bus routes serving Virginia, DC, and Maryland

10

shuttle bus routes providing services in the mornings, afternoons, and evenings

Rated #1

independent school in Virginia