Maret is an independent, college preparatory, co-ed day school in Washington, DC, with 650 students in grades K-12 all on one campus.

In addition to an age-appropriate introduction to academics, kindies learn to be aware of themselves and others, to navigate conflict constructively, and to be empathetic.
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Lower School
We let children be children while reaching their fullest potential through exploration, expression, and the exhilaration of mastering new skills.
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Middle School
Maret tailors academics and social and emotional learning to the developmental strengths of the "middle school brain."
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Upper School
In a challenging, stimulating setting, students pursue their passions, define their futures, and make their mark on campus and beyond.
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Meet Our Community

I like Maret because when I came, they welcomed me with open arms. The teachers make learning feel like you want to learn more. Lower School Student

When you are passionate about what you're doing, it ignites a student's enthusiasm for learning. Jua Fluellen, Middle School Science Teacher

My teachers have helped me organize my time efficiently and to be more independent. I feel they really understand who I am and what matters to me. Middle School Student

My teachers see my potential - sometimes before I do - and challenge me to live up to it. They expect me to be the best I can possibly be. Upper School Student

At Maret, we keep what's working really well, but we are not afraid to change things to make them better. Geetha Ingram, Lower School Teacher


Average class size.
Nearly a quarter of our students receive financial aid to help cover tuition and fees.
Our student retention rate is impressive.
of our students self-identify as people of color.
Junior varsity and varsity teams in Upper School.
Number of field trips to our Nation's Capital and beyond last year.

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