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The Benefits of the Preschool Through 8th Grade Model

"Why Loving Your School Means You Eventually Need to Find a Different One," by Susanne Johnson, Head of School

Areas We Serve: Clarksburg, MD

Are you searching for the best private school near Clarksburg, MD? Learn why families from Clarksburg and throughout Montgomery County choose Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences for their child’s education.

An Exceptional Preschool - Grade 8 Program

Where your child spends his or her formative years matters. Our interdisciplinary academic program is intentionally designed to foster strong foundations, as well as healthy social and emotional growth. In a close-knit environment with small classes, students are able to explore their unique passions and develop skills they’ll use for life.

A Convenient Location with Transportation

Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences is located in Barnesville, MD, and is the only accredited independent school in Montgomery County’s Agricultural Reserve. Parents from across the area love our beautiful 30-acre campus accessible from the I-270 corridor. With so many families coming from Clarksburg, MD, we are pleased to offer bus transportation for those students.

One-of-a-Kind Learning Opportunities

Learning is not confined to a desk at Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences. Our partnerships with local art, science, and educational organizations provide opportunities for regular hands-on learning and meaningful field studies. This instills in students a true love for learning and deepens their understanding across core subject areas.

Relocating to Clarksburg, MD?

Clarksburg, MD, is a community of approximately 14,000 residents located in Northern Montgomery County. Over the past several years, Clarksburg has seen incredible growth and is becoming an appealing area for families to settle. From parks and areas to enjoy nature to great shopping, living in Clarksburg provides an enriching lifestyle with easy accessibility to the amenities of nearby cities like Frederick, Maryland as well as Washington, D.C.

Directions to Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences from Clarksburg

Depending on which part of Clarksburg you live in, it takes about 15 minutes to commute to Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences. One route is listed below:

  • From Clarksburg, head northwest on MD-355 N/Frederick Rd
  • Turn left onto Comus Rd
  • Turn left onto Peach Tree Rd
  • After traveling 2.6 miles, cross Barnesville Road, and Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences will be on your right.

Schedule a Tour Today

Visit our campus and see firsthand why Clarksburg families love Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences! Schedule your tour or RSVP for an Open House event here.

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


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


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

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