Find Your Home at Browne Academy

Welcome to Browne Academy! We’re glad you’re curious about our school. The exceptional teachers, innovative academic and auxiliary programs, nurturing environment, and welcoming community truly make our school a special place. We invite you to explore the information below and throughout our website to see if Browne Academy just might be the right home for your child. 

At a Glance

Grades served: Preschool 3 – Grade 8

Average Class size: 12

Core values: Excellence, Diversity, Character, Community

Inquiry-based approach to education

Hands-on learning opportunities

Maker Space opening in fall 2016, providing hands-on experiences for Preschool through Grade 8 students

Individualized instruction

Learning specialists on site

Full-time nurse on site

Curriculum includes:

  • French and Spanish beginning in Preschool
  • Art
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Library
  • Technology
    • 1:1 iPads, Grades 3-5
    • 1:1 Chromebooks, Grades 6-8
    • Smart  boards in every classroom,  Kindergarten - Grade 8

Year-round opportunities for busy families:

  • Before and After Care
  • After-school enrichment classes
  • Winter and spring break camps
  • Summer camp

11-acre campus:

  • Conveniently located in Alexandria, just outside the Beltway
    • 1 mile from the Huntington Metro
    • 2 miles from King Street Metro
    • 7 miles to George Washington’s Mount Vernon
    • 4 miles to Kingstowne
  • Sustainable gardens
  • Multiple play lots and sports fields
  • Center for Athletics and Performing Arts
  • Preschool building
  • Lower School building
  • Middle School building
  • Dedicated Maker Space
  • Greystone administration building
  • Lower School fine arts building
  • Campus creek and habitat restoration sites
  • Outdoor swimming pool

Please do not hesitate to call 703-960-3000 with questions.