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German School Washington DC

Private | PK-12 | 618 students

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $805,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,550.

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Posted March 19, 2009

Great school with an excellent academic program, all students either are or become at least bi-lingual. Also features a nice indoor swimming pool and three gymnasiums.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 82% 45%
Hispanic 9% 10%
Asian 5% N/A
Black 3% 40%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

Teacher resources

Foreign languages spoken by school staff French
German
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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Latin Day Award (2008)

Special education / special needs

Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Specific learning disabilities

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • German
Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • French
  • German

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Accelerated credit learning
  • Honors track
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:10 am
School end time
  • 3:10 pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
Gender
  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Nonsectarian
Associations
  • NAIS

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Accelerated credit learning
  • Honors track
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • German
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Specific learning disabilities
Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Resources

Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • French
  • German
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Neither uniforms nor dress code
Parent involvement
  • Parents are offered a wide range of volunteer activities. an arts & craft group, organized by the friends of the german school, is run entirely by volunteers, while other services, including the cafeteria, which provides freshly prepared, home-cooked meals on a daily basis, are professionally managed, but receive valuable support from dedicated parents.
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  • The international focus of our curriculum and the fact that all our students are at least bilingual provides them with the best preparation for the future.
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8617 Chateau Dr
Potomac, MD 20854
Phone: (301) 767-3807

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