The World Is Closer Here

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    Alexandria, Virginia

    A grade nine through 12 co-ed, 100 percent boarding school minutes from Washington, D.C.

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    100% Boarding

    Lifelong friendships and meaningful relationships occur naturally at EHS, a fully residential community.

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    The Washington Program

    During weekly outings, students explore our nation's capital through four concentration areas: sustainability, public policy, cultural awareness, and entrepreneurship.

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    Academics at EHS

    EHS offers more than 45 Honors and Advanced courses, plus access to additional courses through the Global Online Academy.

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    The Arts Program

    The 42,000-square-foot Ainslie Arts Center houses a black box theater, an art gallery, a 540-seat auditorium, studios for ceramics, dance, and photography, and much more.

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    Athletics at EHS

    Each year, more than 375 students play on one of the 47 interscholastic teams in 16 different sports at EHS.

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    Seniors pursue their passions, participating in a monthlong off-campus externship in the D.C. area.

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  • EHS art teacher’s work on display at McLean gallery

    Moving Through: Works by David A. Douglas — EHS art teacher’s work on display at MPA at Chain Bridge Gallery from December 8, 2016, through January 21, 2017.

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  • EHS Gives Thanks

    In the spirit of Thanksgiving, and on behalf of everyone on The Holy Hill, please accept our deepest thanks for your devotion to and support of EHS. We do not take this special community for granted, and we are grateful that you are out there in the world, living the School's values of honor and integrity. May the blessings of Thanksgiving fill your home. - Charley Stillwell, Head of School

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  • Maroon: IAC Football Champs

    Varsity football finishes 2016 season with 8-1 record, earns outright IAC title.

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