Where do Green Acres students go after 8th grade?


Admissions officers speak of our students as successfully meeting the time and scaffolding demands of complex assignments. Our graduates are able to complete their work strategically and efficiently, and they understand how to negotiate competing demands from a variety of teachers. Our graduates consistently demonstrate a work ethic and organizational prowess that helps them to achieve and sustain success in demanding academic programs. Peter Klam, Middle School Head

High School Attendance for Graduates, 2019-2020 Academic Year

Albert Einstein High School
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School*
Bullis School*
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
Charles H. Flowers High School
De Nieuwe Internationale School van Esprit (The Netherlands)
Edmund Burke School*
Fairhaven School
Field School
Garrison Forest School
Georgetown Day School*
Holton Arms School*
Landon School
Maret School*
Montgomery Blair High School Magnet Program*
National Cathedral School*
Oldfields School
Poolesville High School Global Ecology Magnet Program
Quince Orchard High School*
Richard Montgomery High School*
Richard Montgomery High School, IB Program
Sandy Spring Friends School*
Sidwell Friends School*
St. Albans School
St. Andrew's Episcopal School*
St. Johnsbury Academy (VT)
Stamford American International School (Singapore)
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
The Field School
Thomas S. Wootton High School*
Thomas S. Wootton High School Humanities & Arts Signature Program
Walt Whitman High School*
Walter Johnson High School*
Winston Churchill High School

*More than one graduate enrolled

College Attendance for Graduates, 2019-2020 Academic Year

Bard College at Simon's Rock
Barnard College
Bates College*
Berklee College of Music
Boston University
Bowdoin College
Butler University
Carleton College
Carnegie Mellon University
Colby College
College of Charleston*
Colorado College
Connecticut College
Davidson College
Emory University*
Franklin & Marshall College
Georgetown University*
Gettysburg College
Goucher College
Grinnell College
Hampton University
Harvard University
Haverford College*
Hollins University
Howard Community College
Indiana University
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
Loyola University
Maryland Institute College of Art
Massachusetts Institute of Technology*
Middlebury College
Montgomery College
Mount St. Mary's University
Muhlenberg College
North Idaho College
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Occidental College
Ohio Wesleyan University
Pennsylvania State University*
Piedmont College
Reed College
Rochester Institute of Technology*
Salisbury University
Southern Methodist University
Syracuse University*
Temple University
The George Washington University*
Towson University*
Tufts University
Tulane University*
University of Alabama
University of Arizona*
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Chicago
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Delaware
University of Maryland*
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Michigan
University of Pennsylvania*
University of St. Andrews, Scotland
University of Tennessee
University of Toronto
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin
Vanderbilt University
Virginia Commonwealth School of the Arts
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wesleyan University
Wheaton College
Williams College

*More than one graduate enrolled



  • Use their solid intellectual foundation, creativity, and strong ethical framework to pursue their passions;
  • Know themselves as learners and are comfortable with themselves as people;
  • Take a collaborative, team-oriented approach to leadership;
  • Are optimistic agents of change who practice an exceptional commitment to making a difference;
  • Embrace differences and celebrate the strengths of others;
  • Are driven learners who embrace challenge;
  • Emerge as leaders in their communities, achieving success in a wide variety of disciplines.