Thank you for your interest in Sidwell Friends.

The late application process is now open.  Applications received in the late process will be considered if a space is available in the apply grade after the initial admissions process is complete. We will know more about potential openings in April or May. If a space becomes available we will contact families to schedule a virtual interview. 

To submit a late application, please click on the Start/Continue Your Application button on the How to Apply page of the website. Questions? Please contact us at or 202-537-8111.

Important Dates for Regular Season Applicants

Admissions decisions will be released through Ravenna on Friday, March 4th after 4:00 p.m.

Please log into your child’s Ravenna record to view the decision letter.

Responses to offers of admission are due Friday March 18th by 9:00 a.m.

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Moving Forward This Year

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Tuition/Financial Aid

Sidwell Friends by the Numbers


students of color



students enrolled

$45,610 (PK-Grade 2)
$46,520 (Grades 3-4)
$47,660 (Grades 5-8)
$48,050 (Grades 9-12)

tuition for 2021/22


of students receive financial aid

$8.2 million

annual financial aid budget


average financial aid award

Explore By Division

Lower School

The joy of inquiry and exploration is instilled in our youngest learners.

Middle School

Growth and discovery take place in a supportive learning environment.

Upper School

Students are empowered to pursue their interests, both in and out of the classroom.

Sidwell Friends School prohibits discrimination and harassment against any member of the School community on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, sex, personal appearance, genetic information, economic background, political affiliation, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Read more about non-discrimination policies and contact information here.


Meet Our Team

Phone: 202-537-8111


Frankie Brown

Director of Admissions and Financial Aid


Senior Assistant Director of Admissions


Assistant Director of Admissions, Lower School


Assistant Director of Admissions, Upper School


Admissions Office Coordinator


Assistant Director of Admissions, Middle School