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Named #1 Best High School in Virginia in 2018, the Madeira school in McLean offers AP, college prep and an experiential co-curriculum for 325 girls, ages 14 to 19.

  • The Madeira School
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    VA 22102
  • T +1 703 556 8273
  • F +1 703 821 2845
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • Lower School Sexes: Girls
  • Senior School Ages: 14-19
  • Senior School Sexes: Girls
  • Senior School Numbers: 300 girls
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: Unknown
  • Boarding: Available
  • Uniform: No
  • School Year: September through June; Thanksgiving (end of November), Winter break (2 weeks); Long Weekend ( mid-February long weekend); spring break (2 weeks March)
  • School Hours: 8:30 am - 2:45 pm or 3:30 pm; activities from 4:00 - 6:00 pm and study hall 7:30 -9:30 pm
  • Fee Currency: US dollar (USD)
  • Fee Details: Annual Tuition Fees: Day: 48,300 Boarding: 63,250
  • Fee Extras: Application Fee: 75 (domestic); 125 (international); Insurance (international students): 2,025; International Enrolment Fee (annual): 3,000
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Memberships: National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)Virginia Association of Independent Schools (accredited)Association of College Counselors at Independent Schools (ACCIS) National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Potomac and Chesapeake Association of College Admission Counseling (PCACAC) The College Board The Association of Boarding Schools
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit


  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • American High School Diploma (College Preparatory)

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