A Transformative Experience at a Glance

We hear it all the time—McLean School transforms lives. McLean is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for bright students in kindergarten through grade 12, including those with dyslexia, anxiety, attention, and organizational issues.

McLean’s creative and talented teachers work in small classes to understand and teach to the strengths of each student, while providing strategies for challenges. We call this The Abilities Model® . The Abilities Model® sees learners holistically, and recognizes that great minds don’t think alike. It represents a fundamentally different and better way to serve students.

100% student-centered Abilities Model 100% Student Learning Profile 100% Integrated Support
100% Graduation Rate from Four Year Colleges 12 AP Courses 2 College Counselors
5 Days a week of PE 100% k-4 teachers trained in Orton-Gillingham 2 highly skilled, dedicated, chil-centered teachers in every classroom create a personalized teaching and learning environment.

K-12 College Preparatory School Supporting Bright Students’ Individual Strengths and Challenges.

McLean School is an independent, co-educational, K-12 day school serving Maryland, Washington, and Virginia. McLean has for over sixty years been helping students realize their full potential by providing a comprehensive college preparatory program that emphasizes small classes and differentiated instruction. We embrace both traditional learners and ones with mild to moderate learning challenges – dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, and challenges related to anxiety and executive functioning. Many of our students excel in some areas while benefiting from support in others.
8224 Lochinver Lane, Potomac, Maryland 20854  301.299.8277  admission@mcleanschool.org