1969

FOUNDED

7:1

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

23%

FAMILIES RECEIVE
FINANCIAL AID

32%

STUDENTS IDENTIFY
AS A MINORITY

46

FIELD TRIPS
A YEAR

90

AVERAGE MINUTES
OUTSIDE PER DAY

10

AVERAGE LOWER
SCHOOL CLASS SIZE

15

AVERAGE MIDDLE
SCHOOL CLASS SIZE


Barnesville at a Glance

"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship." – Louisa May Alcott

Mission: We are dedicated to providing a joyful and supportive learning environment for the development of excellence in each of us. JOY. SUPPORT. EXCELLENCE.

Approach: CROSS-CURRICULAR teaching encourages students to EXPLORE how subjects relate to one another, helping them to make CONNECTIONS that spark INQUIRY and deepen understanding.

Affiliation: Independent, non-sectarian day school

Accreditation: Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS) -- earned 10-year re-accreditation in 2015

Memberships: National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Independent Education (IE), Gaithersburg/Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC), Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and Poolesville Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC)

Teaching Faculty: 21 teachers (1/3 hold Master's Degrees); average years of teaching experience: 17

Student Body: 115 Students in Preschool-8th Grade

  • Preschool - Early Childhood 3's & Pre-K
  • Lower School - Kindergarten - 4th Grade
  • Middle Schol - 5th Grade - 8th Grade
Campus: 30 acres in the heart of the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve, Maryland; Certified as a Maryland Green School by the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE)

Athletic Teams: 7 Competitive Sports Teams (Grades 5-8): Girls Soccer, Boys Soccer, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Girls Lacrosse, Boys Lacrosse, and Cross Country

Geographic Representation: Barnesville has drawn families from the following communities:
  • Montgomery County: Barnesville, Boyds, Brookville, Clarksburg, Damascus, Darnestown, Dickerson, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Laytonsville, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Poolesville, Potomac, Rockville
  • Frederick County: Adamstown, Frederick, Ijamsville, Monrovia, Point of Rocks, Urbana, Walkersville
  • Carroll County: Mt. Airy
  • Loudoun County: Leesburg, Lovettsville

Bus Transportation: Bus service is available from Kentlands, Clarksburg, Urbana, and Frederick

School Year: Each school year typically begins the Wednesday following Labor Day and ends during the second week in June.

Before & After School Care: Early Birds runs from 7 until 7:45 a.m. and Kids Club operates from the end of the school day until 6 p.m.


An independent private school in
Montgomery County, Maryland
offering innovative preschool
through 8th grade programs.

Barnesville School

21830 Peach Tree Road
PO Box 404
Barnesville, MD 20838

p: 301.972.0341
f: 301.972.4076

A BARNESVILLE EDUCATION

We offer a vigorous academic program for students as well as engaging, hands-on learning experiences.

WHAT WE STAND FOR

Our positive, supportive learning environment promotes imagination, exploration, personal growth, and achievement.


powered by finalsite