Details overview

Hours 08:15 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Jessica Lee
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Sherida's curriculum is academically challenging and conceptually based. The curriculum guides teachers in supporting students' acquisition of key skills, understanding of overarching concepts and knowledge of critical content. Students examine case studies, wrestle with overarching essential questions and explore big ideas that are foundational to each discipline.Students develop a deep understanding of the world as well as critical thinking skills that prepare them to be lifelong learners.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
World languages
Writing

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
7
Music
including: Bell / handbell choir
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

14
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Library
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 68%
Two or more races 10%
Black 10%
Hispanic 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Special education 0%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 0%
English Language Learners 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
5
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
11
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Softball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Math club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:45 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Preschools
  Public School
Students typically continue on to these schools Georgetown Day School
  Maret
  Field
Parent involvement details Parents Association Mission "Our mission is to cultivate a supportive and inclusive community of our family members that reflects the diversity, values, goals and mission of the Sheridan School. We strive to enhance the school experience for families, faculty/staff, and students by facilitating effective communication, sponsoring family activities that foster a spirit of involvement and joyful engagement, and promoting meaningful service learning."

Awards

Academic award NA
Year received N/a
Academic award NA
Year received N/a
Academic award NA
Year received N/a

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Art teacher
Dance teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
School counselor
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details For information about our application process please click on the link below to be taken to our website. Any questions please contact our Admissions Office at 202-507-7721. http://www.sheridanschool.org/admissions/how-to-apply/
Learn more Www.sheridanschool.org/admissions
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application submission begins 09/01/2016
Application deadline 01/13/2017
Application fee amount $60
Application fee waivers available? Yes
Tuition range (low) $32630
Tuition range (high) $35510
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted Yes

Sources

Student diversity Manually entered by a school official
Students by group Manually entered by a school official