Kind. Confident. Prepared.
Washington Episcopal School (WES) is a co-educational, independent school that challenges Nursery through Grade 8 students to embrace academic rigor in an appropriately balanced and supportive environment. We are a diverse, inclusive community that respects individual differences, develops every child’s unique talents, and fosters learning inside and outside the classroom. Here, children stand out without burning out.
Grade 6 Students Chat With NASA Astronaut
October 24, 2019
WES Grade 6 students had a unique opportunity on Wednesday as they talked live with NASA astronaut Drew Morgan who is currently living and working aboard the International Space Station. Two WES students asked Morgan a question as the class and teachers attended the session at Walter Reed Medical Center.
Auction Gala 2020: A Night in Casablanca!
November 8, 2019
We are thrilled to announce this year’s theme: A Night in Casablanca! The vision of Co-Chairs Mehdi Elkassem and Samira Woodings is coming to life as they weave a tapestry of the colors, cuisine, music, and magic that makes Morocco so enchanting. Saturday, Feb. 29 is the date of this amazing event―don’t miss it!
Admission Open Houses
August 30, 2019
WES is hosting two Admission Open Houses this year,
Saturday, December 7, 2019 – 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 – 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Join Us for Our NEW Pop-up Coffees – Starting Dec. 2
November 21, 2019
We have been told that one of the best things about WES is our community, and this year we are hosting pop-up coffees on select Mondays to start the week on the right foot with friends and community members! Come and grab a cup of coffee (or tea) in the admission suite!
Adam Gidwitz - Visiting Guest Author at WES
November 21, 2019
Award-winning author Adam Gidwitz will be visiting WES on Wednesday, Dec. 4, to talk to students in Grades 2-8 about his writing and books. Adam is the author of The Tale Dark & Grimm series and the new Unicorn Rescue Society. He won a Newbery Honor for The Inquisitor’s Tale.