Community Engagement & 8th Grade Capstone

GDS Middle Schoolers visit partner organizations to learn about current events.
Middle School students visited dozens of GDS partner organizations around DC as they studied access to healthcare, criminal justice reform, equity in education, gun control, homelessness, hunger, immigration reform, the impact of hate speech, gender justice, and environmental sustainability. They concluded with presentations by 8th grade students as part of their Community Engagement capstone.


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.