4-12|Private
582 students
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School leader:  Kathleen O'Neill Jamieson
Mount Saint Alban
Washington, DC 20016

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"We are best known for our rigorous college prep program."

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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subjec...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics, Video and film production...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Japanese, Latin, Spanish
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37 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · March 12, 2014
My daughter attended NCS and loved it. She learned to speak French fluently, play the piano, row crew, sing in a choir, and compete, yes compete. There is nothing wrong with that word! She went to a top ivy league university and a top ivy graduate... more

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Submitted by a community member · February 14, 2014
I attended NCS over a decade ago. I had only one average teacher as a lifer there which I consider to be pretty amazing. It was a hard school back then and they demanded excellence on a daily basis. You could never get away with a second rate... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 19, 2013
National Cathedral school is a challenging school. I have a few children there but also children in the public school system. One of my children would not have survived the academic challenges of NCS. She does best in the easy public schools. Do... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 14, 2013
Leaving at the end of this year. The teachers are not at all what you would expect. Anyone considering this school should check the number of high schoolers who leave the school (like us). Obviously that is not a decision undertaken lightly. ... more

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NCS is a strong, supportive community in which young women can discover their individual strengths and passions. Whether it's in academics, athletics, the arts, or community service, NCS offers an exceptional educational experience that encourages its students to pursue lives of purpose and service to others.

January 15, 2013

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National Cathedral School
Mount Saint Alban, Washington, DC  20016
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 37 reviews. (202) 537-6374
Last modified National Cathedral School is a Private school that serves grades 4-12
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