Taking full advantage of all the nation's capital offers the academically curious, Episcopal students explore the city through four concentration areas, learning from and collaborating with experts in trailblazing, history-making organizations.
Attending boarding school is a transformative experience rooted in self-discovery. On Episcopal's 130-acre residential campus, students and faculty live in a setting that promotes the camaraderie of common experience and lifelong friendships.
Whether in the classroom, on the fields, at seated lunch, or in the audience, Episcopal faculty are there; they are present and available. They are masters of their subjects, enthusiastic supporters, advisors, and mentors. More than 8 in 10 teachers live on campus, either on dorm or in faculty housing.
EHS alumnus Cuthbert Buckle Class of 1910 was shot and killed at the 1916 Battle of Somme during World War I while leading a charge against a German line, the first of the School’s 22 fatalities in the conflict. Found in his belongings was a letter from then-Headmaster Archibald Hoxton, Sr.
In December of her senior year at Episcopal, Lauryn King ’17 found out she had been accepted to Dartmouth, her dream school. Yet no sooner had she victoriously closed out one application process then she began another.
Apart from Hoxton House, Episcopal’s front drive is the School’s most enduring landmark. For 180 years, the long, tree-lined approach to campus from Quaker Lane has stirred powerful emotions, no matter the generation of applicants, students, faculty, and alumni.