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

Tours, Information Sessions and Open Houses

Thank you for your interest in The Potomac School. We hope you will visit our campus and learn about Potomac. Please see below for the many ways to visit us.

Tours are offered in the mornings mid-September – mid-January. Specific dates are listed in Ravenna, a web-based application that we use to manage the application process. To schedule a tour or attend an information session, please create a Ravenna account.

Information Sessions

Lower School Information Session (Grades K - 3)
December 4, 2018

Middle School Information Session (Grades 4 - 6)
December 6, 2018

Intermediate School Information Session(Grades 7 - 8)
December 12, 2018 (to be confirmed by mid-September)

Upper School Information Sessions (Grades 9 - 12)
October 12, 2018
November 15, 2018

Open House Information

Please join us for our All School Open House for students and families interested in grades K - 12, Sunday, November 4, 2018, 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

If you would like to learn more about our Athletic programs please join us for our Athletic Open House (Grades 6 – 12), Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:00 – 8:30 pm and stay for a Boys Varsity Basketball game when the program concludes (If you would like to attend the Girls Varsity Basketball game please arrive by 6:00 pm to see part of the game).

We will also offer an Arts Open House (Grades 6 – 12) in the fall. Please check back here for the date and time.

How to Apply

To apply, please create a Ravenna account. Ravenna is a web-based application used for our application process. Applications are due, Friday, January 4, 2019 and supporting documentation is due Friday, January 11, 2019.

Supporting documentation may include testing, teacher recommendations, and a student questionnaire depending upon apply grade. Please see the application for specifics for each grade. 

Potomac and Ravenna

The Potomac School is one of many DC-area independent schools that have partnered with Ravenna to manage your application process. Through Ravenna, you will be able to register for admission events (including tours and information sessions), submit your application online, electronically request teacher recommendations, track your application process, and view your decision notification.