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. The financial aid budget for the 2019-20 school year totals $7.1 million, shared among 24% of the student body.
- 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).
- Currently, GDS has two separate campuses located in Washington, DC, with a Lower/Middle School campus in the Palisades off of MacArthur Boulevard and the High School located on Davenport Street in Tenleytown.
- For the first time since 1969, when the High School was established, all three divisions of the School will be on a single campus.