Getting to Sidwell Friends

The Sidwell Friends Middle School, Upper School, and administrative offices are located on a 15-acre campus at 3825 Wisconsin Avenue NW in Washington, DC. The five-acre Lower School campus is located at 5100 Edgemoor Lane in Bethesda, Maryland.

DC CAMPUS (MIDDLE AND UPPER SCHOOLS)

By Bicycle

A bicycle rack is located at the southern end of the parking garage on the upper level.

By Car

The entrance to the parking garage (3845 Wisconsin Avenue NW) is located at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Rodman Street NW. Marked visitor spots are located on the east side of the garage (to the right of the entrance lane). The lower level is reserved for employee parking; upper-level numbered spaces are reserved for registered student cars. After 3:00 p.m. and on weekends, visitors may park in any spot. Limited visitor parking is also available in the horseshoe-shaped driveway in front of Zartman House, the School administration building (3825 Wisconsin Avenue NW). Visitors who cannot use stairs should park or be dropped off in the Zartman House driveway. All visitors must sign in and wear a visitor’s badge while on campus.

Officials, teams, and spectators coming to campus for sports events must not park, load, or unload on 37th Street, Quebec Street, or surrounding streets.

By Metrorail

The DC campus is located 0.7 miles south of the Tenleytown/AU Red Line Metro station. The School provides transportation subsidies to students through Metro’s SmartBenefits program.

By Metrobus

The DC campus is served by the 30, 31, 33, 96, H3, and H4 Metrobus lines. A stop is located in front of Zartman House, the School administration building.

Sports and Other Buses Arriving on Campus

Buses must use the service entrance at 3901 Wisconsin Avenue NW, located immediately north of the parking garage, and must park in the marked bus spaces. (See the service and bus entrance on the above campus map.)

Officials, teams, and spectators coming to campus for sports events must not park, load, or unload on 37th Street, Quebec Street, or surrounding streets.

Intercampus Bus Shuttle

The Auxiliary Programs Office contracts with an independent bus company to provide shuttle service between the Lower and Middle/Upper School campuses (see schedule below). Students can sign up as one-way riders or round-trip riders for a fee.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Schedule

7:20 AM Depart Lower School

7:45 AM Arrive Upper School

7:50 AM Depart Upper School

8:15 AM Arrive Lower School

3:20 PM Depart Lower School

3:40 PM Arrive Upper School

3:50 PM Depart Upper School

4:10 PM Arrive Lower School

Tuesday Schedule (Early Dismissal)

7:20 AM Depart Lower School

7:45 AM Arrive Upper School

7:50 AM Depart Upper School

8:15 AM Arrive Lower School

2:05 PM Depart Lower School

2:25 PM Arrive Upper School

2:35 PM Depart Upper School

2:55 PM Arrive Lower School

BETHESDA CAMPUS (LOWER SCHOOL)

By Bicycle

A bicycle rack is located outside the Manor House on the side of the front field.

By Car

Visitors must park in designated visitor spaces located along the main driveway accessed from Edgemoor Lane. Numbered spaces are for employees only. All visitors must enter at the Manor House, sign in, and wear a visitor’s badge while on campus.

By Metro and Bus

The MD campus is located 0.4 miles west of the Bethesda Red Line Metro station, which is also serviced by many Metrobus, Bethesda Circulator, and Ride On bus lines. The School provides transportation subsidies to students through Metro’s SmartBenefits program.

Intercampus Bus Shuttle

The Auxiliary Programs Office contracts with an independent bus company to provide shuttle service between the Lower and Middle/Upper School campuses (see schedule below). Students can sign up as one-way riders or round-trip riders for a fee.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Schedule

7:20 AM Depart Lower School

7:45 AM Arrive Upper School

7:50 AM Depart Upper School

8:15 AM Arrive Lower School

3:20 PM Depart Lower School

3:40 PM Arrive Upper School

3:50 PM Depart Upper School

4:10 PM Arrive Lower School

Tuesday Schedule (Early Dismissal)

7:20 AM Depart Lower School

7:45 AM Arrive Upper School

7:50 AM Depart Upper School

8:15 AM Arrive Lower School

2:05 PM Depart Lower School

2:25 PM Arrive Upper School

2:35 PM Depart Upper School

2:55 PM Arrive Lower School