210 South Carolina Avenue, SE | Washington, DC 20003 | 202.547.2244
Our school home is the historic Dent Building in a diverse and vibrant neighborhood, facing Garfield Park and just blocks from the Nation's Capitol. We make abundant use of the rich resources in our neighborhood and beyond through our unique Field Education Program.
- We are an independent progressive school for boys and girls in prekindergarten through 8th Grade.
- Total Enrollment: 220
- Diversity: Over 35% of students are members of racial and ethnic minority groups.
- Student/Faculty Ratio: 7:1
- Small Classes: 16-24 students per grade, with 2 teachers per class in prekindergarten through 4th Grade. Grades 5-8 are taught in two cohorts (5/6 and 7/8), each led by a team of four teachers with content expertise language arts, social studies, math, and science.
- Affordability: 25% of families receive some level of financial aid.
Our Faculty and Staff
- Total Faculty and Staff: 54
- Faculty with Advanced Degrees: 75%
- Faculty and Administrative Staff with 10+ Years at Capitol Hill Day School: 18
- Progressive and learner-centered
- Curriculum is integrated across disciplines
- Supported by a unique Field Education Program with over 300 field trips annually, each one directly linked to the classroom curriculum.
- Beyond the Basics: Visual and performing arts, modern languages, library, physical education, and more are essential parts of every student's learning at Capitol Hill Day School.
Working with the Upper Grades Head, Capitol Hill Day School students matriculate to 10 to 15 different high schools every year, including Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Edmund Burke, Field, Georgetown Day School, Gonzaga, Holton-Arms, Maret, National Cathedral School, Potomac, St. John's, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes, School Without Walls, Sidwell Friends, and Washington International School.
After School Activities
Extended day and after school enrichment activities are available daily until 6:00pm, and on Professional Development days and during Spring Break.
From late June through mid-August, a wide variety of weekly camp sessions are offered for children ages 4 to 14 years old.