These Are the Most Expensive Private Schools in DC, Maryland, and Virginia

Photo courtesy of Episcopal High School/Facebook.

Now that we know at which DC-area school Barron Trump will spend his formative years, here’s a look at how other area schools stack up by price. At $40,650 a year, Barron’s future alma mater (if he ends up going there for high school), St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, is up there—but not at the top.

Tuition reflects annual high school (grades 9-12) rates.


Coed Boarding

Sandy Spring Friends School–$59,500
16923 Norwood Rd., Sandy Spring, Maryland.

St. Anne’s-Belfield School–$55,275
2132 Ivy Rd., Charlottesville, Virginia.

Episcopal High School–$54,250
1200 N. Quaker La., Alexandria.

Stuart Hall School–$49,500
235 W. Frederick St., Staunton, Virginia.

West Nottingham Academy–$49,500
1079 Firetower Rd., Colora, Maryland.

Girls Boarding

Amerigo Maryland, Mercy High School–$60,000
1300 E. Northern Pkwy., Baltimore.

Madeira School – $59,990
8328 Georgetown Pike, McLean.

Oldfields School – $56,400
1500 Glencoe Rd., Sparks Glencoe, Maryland.

Foxcroft School–$52,940
22407 Foxhound La., Middleburg, Virginia.

Chatham Hall–$42,000
800 Chatham Hall Cir., Chatham, Virginia.

Boys Boarding

St. Albans School – $62,228
3101 Wisconsin Ave., NW.

Amerigo Maryland, Archbishop Curley High School–$60,000
3701 Sinclair La., Baltimore.

Georgetown Preparatory School–$58,460
10900 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda.

Woodberry Forest School–$53,500
898 Woodberry Forest Rd., Woodberry Forest, Virginia.

Blue Ridge School – $47,000
273 Mayo Dr., St. George, Virginia.

Day School

Photo courtesy of National Cathedral School/Facebook.


The Lab School of Washington–$48,325
4759 Reservoir Rd., NW.

The Field School–$44,600
2301 Foxhall Rd., NW.

Bullis School–$41,057
10601 Falls Rd., Potomac.

Sidwell Friends School–$40,840
3825 Wisconsin Ave., NW.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School–$40,650
8804 Postoak Rd., Potomac.

Girls Day

Madeira School $45,710
8328 Georgetown Pike, McLean.

Foxcroft School–$44,640
22407 Foxhound La., Middleburg, Virginia.

National Cathedral School–$41,975
3612 Woodley Rd., NW.

Holton-Arms School–$41,755
7303 River Rd., Bethesda.

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart–$33,900
9101 Rockville Pike, Bethesda.

Boys Day

St. Albans School–$44,141
3101 Wisconsin Ave., NW.

Landon School–$40,250
6101 Wilson La., Bethesda.

Georgetown Preparatory School–$35,955
10900 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda.

St. Anselm’s Abbey School–$27,800
4501 S. Dakota Ave., NE.

Gonzaga College High School–$21,475
19 I St., NW.

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Kim Olsen joined Washingtonian in 2016 after moving to DC from Pittsburgh, where she earned an MFA in nonfiction writing at the University of Pittsburgh. She lives in Alexandria.