Grace at a Glance - 2016/2017

School Founded

1959

Religious Affiliation

Episcopal

Grades Offered

Preschool - Grade Five

Coed

Yes

Accreditation

Virginia Association of Independent Schools

Affiliations

The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington, NAIS, NAES & MAESA

Governance

13-Member, Independent School Board

Overall Student - Teacher Ratio

6:1

Teachers with 20+ Years of Teaching Experience

52%

Teachers with 10+ Years of Teaching Experience

86%

Hours

Preschool & Jr. K: 8:30 am to 12 pm 
Kindergarten - Grade 5: 8:30 am to 3:15 pm

Extended Care

7:30 am to 6 pm

After School Clubs & Activities

May include Science, Music,  Art, Cooking, Yoga, Soccer, Running & Scouting

Language Arts

Phonics-based

Foreign Language

Spanish starting in Junior Kindergarten

Technology

Wireless, Mobile Computer Lab (Mac Laptops), Acer Aspire One Netbooks, Mac Desktops, ELMO Document Cameras & Interactive SMARTBoards

Performing & Visual Arts

Drama, Orff Music & Studio Art

Report Cards for PS- K

Conferences & Bi-annual Reports

Report Cards for Gr. 1-5

Conferences & Trimester Reports

Tuition, Preschool 

$9,290 (half-day program)

Tuition, Junior Kindergarten

$9,610 (half-day program)

Tuition, Kindergarten - Grade 5

$19,230

Range of Financial Aid Grants

10% - 90% of Tuition

Students Receiving Need-based Financial Aid

18%

Age Requirements for Admission

Preschool: 3 years old by August 31
Junior Kindergarten: 4 years old by August 31
Kindergarten: 5 years old by August 31

Application Deadline for 2017/2018

February 1, 2017 

Financial Aid Application Deadline

February 6, 2017

Diversity

24%

Uniforms

Yes 

Campus size

5 Acres

Playgrounds

2

Playing Fields

2

Vacation Clubs

Yes - During Christmas & Spring Breaks

Summer Camp

GES June Jamboree - “June 12th - June 16th 

Proximity to Washington, DC

6 Miles South

Proximity to the Pentagon

4 Miles South

Open House Dates

November 11, 2016 & January 18, 2017

Upcoming Events

Apr
23


Sunday, Apr. 23, 2017 - Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017

Apr
25


Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017

May
2


Tuesday, May. 2, 2017

May
4


Thursday, May. 4, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

May
10


Wednesday, May. 10, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am