In the Middle School, teachers build on the standards set at the lower school, partnering with students during their critical developmental period and helping them become their best selves. Children engage in real-world, hands-on learning through projects such as the science fair, on-site studies of the Chesapeake Bay, and a two-month study of Constitutional issues, which includes personal interviews with national experts. Challenges in studio and performing arts, physical education, modern and classical languages, and more advanced math and science studies stretch them as well. Community service, student council, intramural and interscholastic sports, and theater productions play an important role in helping students develop a sense of responsibility and teamwork and in generating a strong community identity.

At the Middle School, we:
  • Encourage independent thought and individual expression within a framework of consideration for others and respect for community rules.
  • Recognize the unique educational needs of emerging adolescents.
  • Meet the special emotional needs of this age group.

At the Middle School

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Middle School Office

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  • Photo of Debby Previna

    Debby Previna 

    Middle School Principal
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    Mayra Diaz 

    Middle School Assistant Principal
  • Photo of Vida Rivera

    Vida Rivera 

    Middle School Administrative Assistant

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4530 MacArthur Boulevard, NW, Washington, DC 20007


4200 Davenport Street, NW, Washington, DC 20016

Georgetown Day School is a coed, preK-12, non-sectarian private school in Washington, DC with small class sizes and a diverse school community. Our comprehensive, innovative curriculum includes hands-on learning, honors and AP classes, as well as advanced-level math and STEM courses. An education is not just college prep and SAT scores. GDS teachers focus on providing the best education for each child, from elementary grades through high school. The school performing arts program includes theater, dance, and music. The athletics program offers competitive sports for student athletes, including cross-country, track, soccer, lacrosse, and crew/rowing. With our strong commitment to financial aid, an independent school tuition is affordable.