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 Schools Where We Have Graduates Enrolled | 2020-2021 Academic Year

The Academy of the Holy Cross
Albert Einstein High School
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School*
Blake High School
Bullis School*
Charles H. Flowers High School
Damascus High School*
Di Nieuwe Internationale School van Espirit
(The Netherlands)
Edmund Burke School*
Fairhaven School
The Field School*
Georgetown Day School*
Gonzaga College High School
Holton-Arms School
Interlochen Arts Academy
Landon School
The Madeira School
Maret School*
Maryland International School
Montgomery Blair High School, Magnet
National Cathedral School
Poolesville High School Global Ecology
Magnet Program
Quince Orchard High School
Richard Montgomery High School*
Richard Montgomery High School, IB
Sandy Spring Friends School*
Sidwell Friends School*
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School*
Stamford American International School 
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
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

Colleges Where We Have Graduates Enrolled | 2020-2021 Academic Year

Bard College at Simon’s Rock
Barnard College
Bates College
Boston University*
Bowdoin College
Brown University
Butler University
California Polytechnic State University
Carnegie Mellon University
Colby College
College of Charleston*
Colorado College*
Connecticut College
Davidson College
Earlham College
Emory University*
Franklin & Marshall College
Georgetown University*
The George Washington University
Gettysburg College*
Goucher College*
Grinnell College
Hampton University
Harvard University
Haverford College*
Hofstra University
Hollins University
Indiana University
James Madison University
Juniata College
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
Lewis & Clark College
Maryland Institute College of Art
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
McGill University
Middlebury College
Mount St. Mary’s University
North Idaho College
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Occidental College
Ohio Wesleyan University
Pennsylvania State University
Purdue University
Reed College
Rochester Institute of Technology*
Salisbury University
Southern Methodist University
Syracuse University*
Temple University
Towson University*
Tufts University*
Tulane University*
University of Alabama
University of Arizona*
University of California, Davis
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Chicago*
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Delaware
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland, College Park*
University of Michigan
University of Miami
University of Mount Olive
University of Pennsylvania*
University of Tennessee
University of Toronto
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin
Vanderbilt University*
Virginia Commonwealth School of the Arts
Wake Forest University
Washington University in St. Louis*
Wesleyan University*
*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.