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2024 Best Schools for STEM in the Washington, D.C. Area

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  1. #1 Best High Schools for STEM in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    596 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Senior here. Note that I came into high school during COVID; thus, my freshman year experience will be different from what is experienced now. That being said, coming from middle school, where A's...Although is academically intense, TJ provides a massive opportunity. Having computer science classes up to machine learning, access to million-dollar engineering labs, or math classes that go into....

    Read 596 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,902,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  2. #2 Best High Schools for STEM in Washington, D.C. Area.

    BASIS Independent McLean

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MCLEAN, VA,

    PK, K-12,

    68 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says There is no school better than Basis Independent McLean (BIM) in the Washington, DC area. And, our family has experience at other top DC schools--Potomac School, Sidwell, and Langley School. We have....

    Read 68 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 588,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #3 Best High Schools for STEM in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Sidwell Friends School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    PK, K-12,

    78 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says A school with very accomplished teachers, highly capable students, and some problems. Academics are absolutely first-rate, and academic integrity is very seriously enforced, far beyond the standards....

    Read 78 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,142,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  4. #7 Best High Schools for STEM in Washington, D.C. Area.

    The Madeira School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MCLEAN, VA,

    9-12,

    118 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Truly wonderful school. My daughter went to Madeira from 9th grade as a shy,quiet,smart girl. Madeira brought out the best in her. The all girl environment was an incredible confidence booster. She....

    Read 118 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 343,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  5. #11 Best High Schools for STEM in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Ideaventions Academy for Math and Science

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    RESTON, VA,

    1-12,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says Ideaventions Academy is the heart of learning. It is a place where at lunch students are still discussing lessons from the hands on lesson they did in science class, where students in upper grades....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 68,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  6. #15 Best High Schools for STEM in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Landon School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BETHESDA, MD,

    3-12,

    63 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We sent our twin boys to Landon two years ago in response to MCPS's delay in going back to school during the pandemic. We had friends with children there during the pandemic and the priority that...Although the pandemic is now behind us, our boys couldn't imagine leaving Landon. The relationships that they have built with their classmates and teachers are deep. The teachers do more than educate...My boys have very different personalities - you would never know that they are twins - but both of them think Landon is the perfect school for them. I think that says a lot about the nurturing....

    Read 63 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 700,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  7. #22 Best High Schools for STEM in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Georgetown Preparatory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NORTH BETHESDA, MD,

    9-12,

    70 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Words cannot express how grateful I am for Georgetown Preparatory School and the faculty that work here. I transferred to Georgetown Prep as a sophomore and that came with its own challenges. Being a....

    Read 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 506,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  8. #23 Best High Schools for STEM in Washington, D.C. Area.

    St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ALEXANDRIA, VA,

    PK, K-12,

    162 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says With two very different children, both at SSSAS, we've had an amazing experience! Both boys started at the lower school campus and are now at middle and upper school, respectively. We've had nothing....

    Read 162 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,210,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  9. #24 Best High Schools for STEM in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Oakton High School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    519 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I started my experience at Oakton my freshman year, but was connected to the school before that through my older brother. After the rennovations from my brother's time, the school has changed a lot....

    Read 519 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,635,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  10. #25 Best High Schools for STEM in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Langley High School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    285 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Langley was a great school, with both academically challenging and easy subjects, kind, supportive and helpful teachers, great admin, and lots of resources and support for college readiness. The....

    Read 285 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,049,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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