Welcome to Maret. We are proud of the many ways we ignite our students' potential, develop the mind, nurture curiosity, welcome challenge, embrace joy, and build a school community that is equitable and inclusive.

Why Maret?


Admission Schedulewashington admissions schedule

Ready to Start Your Application or Come for a Visit?


Upcoming Events for Accepted Families!

6th Grade Student Revisit Day 8:45 am - 2:15 pm
7th Grade Student Revisit Day 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Optional Parent Q&A Session following visit drop off

9th-11th Grade Student Revisit Day 9:00 am - 1:15 pm
Optional Parent Q&A Session following visit drop off

K-4th Grade Parent Reception 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

5th-11th Grade Accepted Family Reception 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
(Lower School Accepted Parents and Guardians Welcome)

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2020
African American/Black Parent and Guardian Reception 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Hispanic and Latinx Parent and Guardian Reception 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2020
Responses due to Admission Office by 12:00 noon
(Maret sibling responses due Monday, March 16 by 12:00 noon)

Non-Discrimination Policy

Maret School stands firmly behind the principle that the admission of students, the employment of faculty, the orientation of programs, and the governance of the School to be open to all who are qualified regardless of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or creed. We believe that this principle is both firmly grounded in the spirit of American democracy and in keeping with the civil responsibilities of an independent school.

Expansion Grades 2020-2021

Maret accepts students as openings become available. With the exception of kindergarten, the exact number of openings for our expansion grades varies each year.

  • KINDERGARTEN: 20 new students
  • FIRST GRADE: 5 - 7 new students
  • THIRD GRADE: 2 - 4 new students
  • FOURTH GRADE: 7 - 10 students
  • SIXTH GRADE: 10 - 15 new students
  • SEVENTH GRADE: 10 - 12 new students
  • NINTH GRADE: 20 - 25 new students

Contact Us

If you have any questions, feel free to call or email us at 202.939.8814 or

We hope to see you on campus soon!


Frog FAQ

Maret is a co-ed, independent school located in Washington, DC. We serve 650 students in grades K-12, all on one campus.

Meet the Admission Team

director of admissions

Annie Farquhar
Director of Admission

director of financial aid

Bobby Holt
Director of Financial Aid

director of high school

Sophie Howard
Director of Upper School Admission

director of summer programs

Murugi Njoroge
Admission Associate and Associate Director of Summer Programs

director of middle school

Patrick Scott
Director of Middle School Admission & Social Media


More about Maret