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

For Nysmith graduates winning “a disproportionate number of research and other awards

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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...
Nysmith seventh-grader Anand Advani achieved a perfect score on the 2017 Introduction to Latin National Latin...

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Don't worry, everything is under control in 6th grade science! The students love experimenting during their dry ice lab. #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFun ... See MoreSee Less

Dont worry, everything is under control in 6th grade science! The students love experimenting during their dry ice lab. #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFun

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Today the 3rd grade students were learning about the mass of objects by dropping them into graduated cylinders. The students were instructed to take an initial measurement then re-measure each time a new item was added to see the changes in mass. Next they will take the measurements and calculate what one objects mass was by using subtraction. #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFun ... See MoreSee Less

Today the 3rd grade students were learning about the mass of objects by dropping them into graduated cylinders.  The students were instructed to take an initial measurement then re-measure each time a new item was added to see the changes in mass. Next they will take the measurements and calculate what one objects mass was by using subtraction. #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFun

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What happens when chemical reactions during a 6th grade dry ice lab and slow-motion video reactions mix? Watch and find out! #WhyNysmith #LearningIsFun #STEM ... See MoreSee Less

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A new school year means it's finally time for all of our SCA Officers to pose for their picture! Congratulations to our new group of student leaders!
Aaron J- Vice President
Jessica N - Historian
Emma J - President
Michaela J - Parliamentarian
Dilan B - Secretary
Rachel P - Treasurer

Stay tuned, soon we will spotlight each member so you can learn more about them, their roles, and goals for the school year! #WhyNysmith
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A new school year means its finally time for all of our SCA Officers to pose for their picture! Congratulations to our new group of student leaders!
Aaron J- Vice President
Jessica N - Historian
Emma J - President
Michaela J - Parliamentarian
Dilan B - Secretary
Rachel P - Treasurer 

Stay tuned, soon we will spotlight each member so you can learn more about them, their roles, and goals for the school year! #WhyNysmith

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Congratulations to our alumni Liam McKinley on all his achievements! We are looking forward to seeing what else you have in store! #NysmithAlumniCongratulations to junior Liam McKinley, who had an exciting summer! In addition to being named a 1st Team USA Fencing All-American, Liam gave a TEDx Talk entitled "Making Peace Between the Smartphone and Educators." In summer 2016, Liam won Venturebeat's first international botathon with his invention SkoolBot. Way to go, Liam; we can hardly wait to see what's next! ... See MoreSee Less

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.