The Facts

Landon School's mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor and fair play. We are proudly accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland & DC School (AIMS), which is approved by the Maryland State Board of Education. Landon holds affiliations with The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW), the International Boys' Schools Coalition (IBSC) and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).


Landon Facts

  • Founded in 1929
  • 655 students
  • Students of color 40%
  • 75 acre campus
  • 22 athletics options
  • 22 arts offerings
  • One school: three divisions
    • Lower School Grades 3-5
    • Middle School Grades 6-8
    • Upper School Grades 9-12
  • Code of character emphasizes honor and civility
  • Lower School tuition $40,400
  • Middle & Upper School tuition $43,560
  • Financial aid awarded in 2019-20 $4,316,232
  • Average financial aid award $23,458
  • 40 accelerated and honors courses in Upper School
  • 6 bus routes
  • Aftercare offered until 6 p.m., five days a week
  • Ratio of students to college counselors 30:1
  • 78% of students in the class of 2019 who filed early action or early decision applications were accepted
  • 128 colleges attended over the past four years including: Davidson, Cornell, Navy, Harvard, Penn, Maryland, Morehouse, Dartmouth, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Amherst, Williams, Yale, Virginia