PK-12|Private
1,109 students
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School leader:  Thomas Farquhar
3825 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

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(202) 537-8100
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"We are best known for Quaker Schl w/rigorous curric."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
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    Dress code
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Religious
  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus, Dance, Drama, Painting
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Latin, Spanish
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22 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · June 02, 2015
My son is super smart, and always did well at Sidwell. He was there for six years, but we decided to leave the school before he entered the Upper School for several reasons: 1) The school never conveyed any sense of individual care for him despite... more

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · June 02, 2015
Some teachers are great. Others make you want to shake your head at the grammar errors in their communication, if you are lucky to get anything from them. For a school with Sidwell's reputation, this just isn't acceptable.

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · June 02, 2015
Much homework was assigned that seemed to be make-work. The school talks a lot about allowing students down-time, and yet the administration and teachers do everything to fill the student's after-school time with pointless homework. I did not see... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 20, 2013
Sidwell is a great school for a lot of kids. It is great for very smart kids who want to go on to do great things. But if your child has some learning disabilities or seriously is thinking about being a professional athlete, this is probably not... more

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Last modified: December 30, 2015
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