At a Glance

An overview of who, what, and where we are

Founded upon a deep appreciation for childhood, and an abiding belief in the necessity and power of parent/teacher partnership, The Langley School offers an exceptional community and an individually attuned academic program, proving both to be mutually reinforcing and equally essential.

School divisions

Primary School: Preschool, Junior Kindergarten, Kindergarten
Lower School: Grades 1-5
Middle School: Grades 6-8


Approximately 500 students
49% boys, 51% girls
40% of students self-identify with a diverse ethnic group

Student/teacher ratio



85 total faculty members
83% of lead teachers hold advanced degrees


2022-2023 Tuition

Preschool: $20,770
Junior Kindergarten: $27,890
Kindergarten: $37,990
Grades 1-5: $41,140
Grades 6-8: $43,810

Tuition Assistance

Nearly $2.1 million granted to 19% of the student body this year


The Langley School is located on a beautiful 9.2-acre campus in McLean, Virginia. Your child learns, plays, and grows in these state-of-the-art facilities:

  • Middle School building specifically designed for grades 6-8
  • Discovery-focused science labs, computer labs, and an innovation lab
  • Artificial turf athletic field
  • Arts center featuring a multi-purpose auditorium
  • 20,000-volume library
  • 24,000-square-foot athletic center with two gyms
  • Two playgrounds
  • Tricycle track
  • Wooded nature area
  • Outdoor gardens that also serve as classrooms
  • Classroom in the Sky with a “green” roof


Round-trip or one-way bus service is available, including mid-day transportation for preschool and junior kindergarten students. The school also provides an after-school activities bus at 5:00 p.m.

Extended day programs

Langley offers several options to extend the school day. Preschool and junior kindergarten students may attend The Leopard Spot until 2:50 p.m., while Club E.D. is available from 3:00-6:00 p.m. daily for all students.

Accreditation and memberships

  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • Virginia Association of Independent Schools
  • The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington
  • Parents Council of Washington
  • Black Student Fund
  • Latino Student Fund
  • Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
  • Educational Records Bureau
  • Secondary School Admission Test Board