Georgetown Day School is a Washington, DC preK-12 independent school with an enrollment of 1,075 students, a city campus, and a comprehensive, innovative curriculum. Founded in 1945 as the first integrated school in Washington, DC, GDS maintains a diverse student body, 40% of whom identify as students of color, as well as a diverse faculty and Board. The High School is college preparatory, sending 100% of its graduates to colleges and universities throughout the world. For the 2023-24 school year, GDS allocated $9.2 million in financial aid to 23.9% of our students with an average award of $34,800.
- GDS was founded in 1945 as the first integrated school in the District of Columbia.
- GDS has students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12th.
- At GDS, we call each other by our first names, signaling that we have access to each other—regardless of our age, title, or station.
- GDS is accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS) & Middle States Association (MSA).
Georgetown Day School is located in the Tenleytown neighborhood of Washington, DC. Our campus includes a Lower/Middle School building (completed in 2020), a High School building, and flexible athletic and playground areas.