How a Small School for Gifted Kids in the D.C. Exurbs
Gets Big Results

Nysmith named a “Top 10 School in the World” by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

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The Nysmith Smash Bots team competes in the VEX IQ Robotics Challenge and includes the following 3rd Graders:...
 \r\nCongratulations are in order for the Nysmith Science Olympiad (SO) team! Over the weekend our SO team brou...
This weekend, the Nysmith Debate team competed in the Broad Run High School Invitational Tournament affirming/...
The Water Ninjas, an all girl robotics team, consisting of two NYSMITH students, Pari Rana (6A) and Amal Woolr...
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...

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Nysmith School for the Gifted

1st graders had a fun time experimenting and learning about light bends and refraction today in science class. #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFun ... See MoreSee Less

1st graders had a fun time experimenting and learning about light bends and refraction today in science class. #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFun

Valentines Day Performance: Men In Stripes
Every Valentines Day Mr. Slayton "surprises" Mrs. Slayton with a Barbershop Quartet performance. This year, the Men In Stipes came to Nysmith and put on a great show for everyone to enjoy!
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Valentines Day Performance: Men In Stripes

3 days ago

Nysmith School for the Gifted

Emotions were high as the 7th grade science students tested out their structures during the p & s wave tests! #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFun ... See MoreSee Less

Emotions were high as the 7th grade science students tested out their structures during the p & s wave tests! #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFun

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.