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    National Cathedral School


    • Listing Type: Private Schools
    • Residency: Day
    • Type: Religious, Private
    • Grades Offered: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Country: United States
    • High School Admission Test: SSAT, ISEE
    • CEEB: 90135
    • Application Fee: $75
    • Tuition Day: $53,210
    • Enrollment: 599
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
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    National Cathedral School is an Episcopal, independent day school for girls in grades 4-12 located in Washington, DC.


    Since 1900 NCS has thrived educating a diverse group of young women of strong character, great intelligence, and skill. In addition, our students grow up in the light of the Washington National Cathedral, where they gather each week for worship.

    Teachers here respect and challenge each girl and inspire excellence, independence, self-discipline, and creativity. Consequently, students truly commit to their classes; they develop a strong work ethic; and they express themselves freely and fully. When you visit you will see that our classrooms and hallways are lively with debate, scholarship, the next great idea, calls to service, and, of course, friendship. We are blessed by the company of 580 terrific young women.