How a Small School for Gifted Kids in the D.C. Exurbs
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Nysmith named a “Top 10 School in the World” by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

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Nysmith students competed and won at the Meridian Public Forum Tournament on November 4th, 2017, affirming or ...
On September 9th, sixth graders Disha B., Ishnoor B., and Kinnari C. competed at the World Robotics Olympiad. ...
Michelle Marsh of WJLA/ABC7 came to Nysmith to interview eighth-grader Alex Misiaszek about his dedication to ...
On Saturday, June 10, 2017, The Nysmith School hosted the World Robot Olympiad.\r\nThree Nysmith 5th graders wer...
\r\n\r\nThe National History Bee National Championship took place in Atlanta, GA, June 1-3, 2017. It is the final ...
\r\n\r\nPoshSeven readers have once again voted The Nysmith School a best private school in Northern Virginia!\r\n\r...
\r\n\r\nAnand A. and Vikram B. represented The Nysmith School at the American Computer Science League contest in L...
A team representing Nysmith School recently earned Highest Honors in the 2016-17 WordMasters Challenge™—a ...
Congratulations to sixth-grader Brantley G., who was awarded a Virginia Association for the Gifted Student Sum...
TJ BioCode is a bioinformatics-centered programming competition.\r\n\r\nSix Nysmith students participated in the c...

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8th Grade Frankenstein Trial Opening Statements
Please rise for the our honorable judge, Mrs. Dragg, as she enters the courtroom for the opening statements of the Frankenstein trial! #WhyNysmith #LearningIsFun
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8th Grade Frankenstein Trial Opening Statements

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Being a lawyer in Emily Stephens’ Frankenstein trial all of those years back was my first taste of how much I love the legal professional... And now I’m in law school!! Brings me a lot of joy to see this is still alive and well!

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The Kindergarteners are enjoying a nice Friday book tasting and exploring different genres like poetry, mystery, biographies, fiction, and non-fiction. With the help of the Second grade students, they're reading together and getting a taste for genres they enjoy and those they don't enjoy so much. Similar to a restaurant tasting, they're leaving behind feedback for their teachers! ... See MoreSee Less

The Kindergarteners are enjoying a nice Friday book tasting and exploring different genres like poetry, mystery, biographies, fiction, and non-fiction. With the help of the Second grade students, theyre reading together and getting a taste for genres they enjoy and those they dont enjoy so much. Similar to a restaurant tasting, theyre leaving behind feedback for their teachers!

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The preschool starting celebrating Thanksgiving a little bit early today with a parade around the school and a big feast! We hope you enjoy! Stay tuned till the end to catch their great songs! #WhyNysmith #Thanksgiving

youtu.be/RLgUURNkvWYThe Nysmith School's philosophy emphasizes small class size & low student to teacher ratios to facilitate a diversified curriculum. Daily computers, science,...
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Cutest video ever!!

Super cute!! And impressive feast!

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Are Your Children Inspired and
Challenged at School?

At The Nysmith School, we offer a world-class curriculum in a joy-filled setting. While we are very proud of our creative gifted programs, we care most about finding a great fit between our offerings and the needs and interests of our students.

Is Nysmith the best choice for your children? We encourage you to click here to download our “Traits of Giftedness” checklist. After you’ve completed it, please review the text about possible next steps.

IMAGINE

… a world-class experience that is filled with joy.

… children in a nurturing environment designed to spark their creativity, hone their critical reasoning skills, and boldly guide them through the complexities of an ever-changing world.

… children taking their place as confident, capable, and compassionate global citizens.

Imagine The Nysmith School.