7300 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817

The Primary Day School is a nondenominational, diverse, coeducational, independent school for children in pre-kindergarten through grade 2. These are the four most crucial learning years of their lives, a time when they are ready for quantum leaps of development. At Primary Day, everything we do focuses on helping young children flourish, both academically and emotionally, during this vitally important time of life. 

The Primary Day curriculum is designed specifically to engage young learners. Children gain essential building blocks in reading, writing, phonovisual, mathematics, science, STEM, Spanish, social studies, music, physical education and art, creating a firm foundation for ongoing school success and continued personal growth. Primary Day provides enrichment after-care options for families. 

Individual tours and parent interviews with our head of school are offered during the school day and open houses are hosted in the fall and winter. We also invite you to join our popular Ultimate STEM event. For updated information please see our website. 

For additional information about Primary Day, please call 301-365-4355, email us at admission@theprimarydayschool.org or visit our website at www.theprimarydayschool.org.

Grades: PK-2  
Gender: Co-ed 
Total number of students: 144 
Average class size: 9-18 
Student/teacher ratio: 8:1 
Religious affiliation: None 
Grade foreign language first offered: Pre-K 
Languages offered: Spanish 
Lowest tuition for 5-day students: $28,900 
Students receiving financial aid: 11%  
Uniform: No 
Bus transportation: No 
Number of art studios:
Music ensembles: Twice a month 
Accreditations/Affiliations: AISGW/AIMS 
Founded: 1944