Academics

Maret’s academics challenge students to think in responsible, relevant, and innovative ways. Learn more about Maret's rich curriculum and expansive academic departments.

Teaching & Faculty
Maret fosters a vibrant atmosphere for learning. Teachers and students explore, probe, debate, create, and problem-solve as partners.
How We Teach
Global Competency
Since 1911, Maret's focus has been international in scope. Our students delve deeply into the languages, histories, cultures, and pressing concerns of other nations.
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Technology
Technology at Maret enhances the ability of teachers to reach all learners and promote the building of essential skills.
Technology at Maret
Essential Skills
Maret helps students to inquire deeply and think critically in their physical, emotional, and intellectual lives.
Essential Skills
MSON
Thanks to superior technology tools, our advanced students can participate in 28 rigorous, MSON online classes.
MSON (Malone Schools Online Network)
Libraries
Together the Fetah Library & Center for Inquiry and the lower school library nurture intellectual curiosity, exploration, and critical thinking for all students.
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The Arts
Whether on the stage, in the studio, or “on the road,” the arts are an essential ingredient in Maret’s superlative curriculum..
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Academic News

Congratulations to the CLASS OF 2017
Seniors Work at the DC Attorney General's Office
2017 National Latin Exam Award Winners
Hispanic Cultures Speaker
Physics Rocket Lab
Cum Laude 2017
Maret-Chavez Students Participate in Aspen Institute Roundtable
Harry Potter Competition
Eighth Grader in Top Eight of National Debate Competition
Annual Climate Conference
Guest Speaker: Luis Guardia Mora, Sr.
Young Women Political Leaders
Eighth Graders Top Finalists in the You Be the Chemist Challenge
Lower School Publishing Party
Environmental Spirit Week
Parkmont Poetry Festival Winners
LearnServe Fellows Pitch Their Ventures
National Scholastic Art & Writing Award
DCW50 MVP: Luke '17
Fifth and Sixth Grade Mini-Marathon
Engineering Team Wins Awards at the MATE ROV Competition
Seniors Win Second Place in Debate Competition
Lower School Science Hatch Cam
Maret-Chavez Students Hold Discussion About Race
Junior Wins Athlete of the Month Award
Upper Schoolers Perform in Concert to Benefit Shreyas School
Eighth Grade Spanish: Partnership with Powell Bilingual Elementary School
Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year - District of Columbia
Students Receive C-SPAN's StudentCam Award for Their Documentary
Winter Sports Wrap Up
Harvard Model Congress
Washington School for Girls Partnership
Slices of Science: Elliot Weintrob
40th Annual Science Fair Awards 2017
Biographical Character Day
Asian Cultural Heritage Assembly
4th Grade Ancient Egyptian Civilization Study
US Foreign Aid Policy Speakers Present to Seventh Graders
Martin Cox Discusses Game Theory
Chinese Language Class Celebrates The Year of the Rooster
Photographer Speaks to Hispanic Cultures Class
LabCandy Founder and Author Speaks at Maret
Annual Mixed Forum
A Vibrant School Life Reinforces Maret's Mission
Rosetta Lee Speaks at Maret
MLK Service Fair 2017
Civil Rights Activist Perry Wallace Joins Author Andrew Maraniss to Discuss "Strong Inside"
Makerspace Club Learns About Advances in 3D Printing
Engineer Adam Wentworth Speaks to Calculus Students
Maret National Geographic Bee
Kindies Study "Oobleck" in the Science Lab
Physics Labs at Maret
Secretary Norman Mineta Speaks to the Upper School
Chuck Driesell Featured In Naples Daily News
9th Grade Biology Demo
USA Today High School Sports Honors
Fall Sports Wrap Up
Author A'leila Bundles Speaks to Upper School Students
Immigration Advocates Speak to Upper Schoolers
People of Color Conference 2016
CNN Correspondent Jake Tapper Speaks to Students
Upper Schoolers Teach Kindies How To Make Kaleidoscopes
Cesar Chavez Students Join Maret Students on Campus
Robotics Team Receives Awards
Drop Everything and Read All-School Assembly
Meteorologist Visits the Fifth Grade
Global Issues Day 2016
Students Study at the National Museum of the American Indian
Students Learn Salsa at Habana Village
DCSAA Champions: Maret Football Finishes Perfect Season
Slices of Science: Nicholas Francisci '12 & Liani Lye
NASA Scientist Visits Fifth Graders
Digging Deep into our Core Values
Veteran's Day Assembly
Author Debby Irving Visits Maret
Homecoming 2016
National Coming Out Day
Hispanic Heritage Month Assembly
ABC news correspondent Martha Raddatz
Charting Maret's Strategic Directions
Dr. Kaye Whitehead Guest Speaker
William Kamkwamba Speaks to 9th Grade Class
Alum Sean Davis '12 Debuted with the Steelers at FedEx Field
The Joy of Reading
Welcome Back, Frogs!
Spring Sports Wrap-Up
Student Wins Computer Science Award
Engineering Team Wins Second Place
Senior Coby Davis Highlighted in Washington Post
Sydney Covitz '16 Pens Pokéman Go Article for The Washington Post
Horizons in the News
Maret in France
Maret in Taiwan
Global Issues Network Conference
Going Global in Lower School
Maret in Spain
Maret in India
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