Barnesville at a Glance

Fast Facts

List of 11 items.

  • 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 reaccreditation 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

    Twenty teachers (more than half with master's degrees); average years of teaching experience: 18.
  • Student Body

    Approximately 130 students in Preschool – 8th Grade.
  • Campus

    Thirty 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

    Nine Competitive Sports Teams (Grades 5 – 8).
         Girls: Soccer, Basketball
         Co-ed: Volleyball, Tennis, Cross-Country, Track and Field
         Boys: Soccer, Basketball
  • Bus Transportation

    Bus service is available from Kentlands, Clarksburg, Urbana, and Frederick. Bus Routes include:
    • Door-to-Door consideration within 15 miles (30 minutes) of campus.
    • Urbana Park and Ride --- I-270 at MD 80 (North Lot) 8816 Fingerboard Road in Frederick. 
    • Safeway --- 12251 Darnestown Road in Gaithersburg. 
    • Thomas Farm Community Center --- 700 Fallsgrove Drive in Rockville.
    • Frederick Park and Ride --- US-15 at Monocacy Blvd.
  • Before & After School Care

    Early Birds runs from 7:00 a.m. until 7:45 a.m. and Kids Club operates from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Barnesville School

21830 Peach Tree Road
PO Box 404
Barnesville, MD 20838
p: 301.972.0341