Schools

Francis Scott Key Elementary School

Key School

Hurst Terrace and Dana Place NW
202.282.0113

David Landeryou, Principal
Public
Pre-K through Grade 5

The Key School is the public elementary school for most of the Palisades. Children living on Watson Street and Manning Street above MacArthur and on Palisades Lane attend the Horace Mann Elementary School.

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Horace Mann Elementary School

Horace Mann

Newark and 44th Streets NW
202.282.0126

Elizabeth Whisnant, Principal
Public
Pre-K through Grade 6

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Georgetown Day School

Georgetown Day

4530 MacArthur Boulevard
202.333.7727

Peter Branch, Head
Private
Pre-K through Grade 8

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The Lab School of Washington

Lab School

4759 Reservoir Road NW
202.282.0126

Private
Ages 5-18
Specializes in learning disabled.

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Our Lady of Victory Catholic School

OLV

MacArthur Boulevard and Whitehaven Parkway, NW
202.337.1421

Co-ed Catholic
Nursery through Grade 8.

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St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School

St Patricks

4700 Whitehaven Parkway, NW
202.342.2805

Peter Barrett, Head
Private Episcopal
Nursery through Grade 8

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The River School

River School

4880 MacArthur Blvd, NW
202.337.3554

Nancy Mellon, Executive Director

The River School is an independent, not-for-profit day school offering a developmentally appropriate program for infants; toddlers; preschool- and elementary school-aged children.

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Washington Waldorf School

Washington Waldorf

4800 Sangamore Road
Bethesda MD 20816
301.229.6107

This private Waldorf-associated school -- one of only 200 in the US -- has been serving the Washington community for over 40 years.
Early Childhood through Grade 12

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PRESCHOOLS

Many of the above schools offer Early Childhood, Nursery, or Pre-Kindergarten programs. The schools below are focused exclusively on preschoolers.

Little Red Play School

Little Red Play School

5013 Sherier Place NW
202.537.5192

Barbara Elsas

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PALISADES Montessori

Barbara's Montessori

2828 Hurst Terrace NW
202.537-6807

Heather Halstead Gustafson

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Community Preschool of the Palisades

Community Preschool

5200 Cathedral Avenue NW
202.364.8424

Amelia Clark

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the montessori school of washington

Community Preschool

4380 MacArthur Blvd. NW. 2nd Floor
202.338.1557

 

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