Kind. Confident. Prepared.
Washington Episcopal School (WES) is a co-educational, independent school in Bethesda, Maryland 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.
Claire '11 Helps Make Olympic History
For the first time in Olympic rowing history, there will be an equal number of men’s and women’s events. As part of the women’s coxless four, Claire ’11 is part of the team helping to make that history.
Grade 4 Wins National Competition
Congratulations to our Grade 4 Dragons, who won the best Elementary School Level Project in the national Exelon Innovation Challenge!
WES Gets New Furniture!
Thanks to the generosity of last year’s Auction Gala donors, our Elementary and Middle School classrooms got new furniture this week!
WES Wins Top Honors in the Best of Bethesda
Bethesda Magazine‘s annual Readers’ Poll honors organizations that have served our community well. We are humbled to have earned recognition in three categories, including being selected as the private school that did the best job with distance learning.