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PK-8|Private
570 students
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School leader:  Ken Nysmith
13625 EDS Drive
Herndon, VA 20171

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(703) 713-3332
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"At Nysmith, learning is fun, interactive, lively, and stimulating."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Engineering, Humanities, Mathematics, Music, Science...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics, Video and film production...
  • World languages
    French, Latin, Spanish
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94 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · March 29, 2017
Educating our 3 kids at Nysmith was the best decision of our lives. They never wanted to miss a day! They went on to a great high school (TJ), that was perfect for their math/science/technology interests, and attended their #1 college choices. ... more

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · March 29, 2017
They have a Director of Guidance with a Masters in Counselor Education with over 30 years experience who swiftly deals with any issues that may come up. Also, the culture of Nysmith is politeness, kindness, and respect. I've seen kids, who were... more

Supports LD students: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · March 29, 2017
There is no cookie-cutter approach to the teachers' teaching style. What works in one class, or one student, may not work in another - I've seen this happen. Also, my own kids had learning differences, and they all were accommodated at Nysmith.

Effective school leaders: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · March 29, 2017
From the top down, the #1 priority of Nysmith is what's best for the students!

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About this school

At Nysmith, we minimize the repetition, both at school and at home. We work hard to make school fun. Our daily program includes daily diversified reading and math, science, technology, logic, and much more. We change classes beginning at kindergarten so we are able to have teachers who love math, teaching math.

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Last modified: March 29, 2017
Last modified Nysmith School for the Gifted is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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