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

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

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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\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...
Nysmith students dominated the DC Urban Debate League Tournament at St. Patrick\'s Episcopal Day School i...
May 10, 2017\r\n\r\n\r\nTwo Nysmith School eighth-graders – Alex Joel of McLean and Caroline Huber of Great Falls ...

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Graduation Speech 2017 - Rohin
"Nysmith has been like a pond, where the water was clean, the landscaping was nice, and the fish were fed everyday."

Watch as Rohin reflects on his time at Nysmith School during the graduation ceremony. #tbt #WhyNysmith
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Graduation Speech 2017 - Rohin

2 weeks ago

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Karina Class of 2017 Graduation Speech
When Karina started her eleven year Nysmith School career at age 3, she did not know how to speak any English. A lot has changed since then!

Watch as she reflects on her experiences and memories during the graduation ceremony. #tbt #WhyNysmith
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Karina Class of 2017 Graduation Speech

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So proud of her 😋

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1 month ago

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What a wonderful year it has been! Thank you to our fantastic students and teachers who made this year so fun and exciting, we loved every minute of it! We hope everyone has a great summer, we’re looking forward to seeing everyone in the fall! #WhyNysmith #LearningIsFun ... See MoreSee Less

What a wonderful year it has been! Thank you to our fantastic students and teachers who made this year so fun and exciting, we loved every minute of it! We hope everyone has a great summer, we’re looking forward to seeing everyone in the fall! #WhyNysmith #LearningIsFun

1 month ago

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As the school year comes to a close, Nysmith students say a fond farewell to their teachers. Several teachers, Mrs. Hand, Ms. Guerro, Ms. Esteban, and Ms. Novotny, are retiring after many years of teaching at Nysmith. Thank you for your dedication to our students and your passion for learning, we will miss you next year! ... See MoreSee Less

As the school year comes to a close, Nysmith students say a fond farewell to their teachers. Several teachers, Mrs. Hand, Ms. Guerro, Ms. Esteban, and Ms. Novotny, are retiring after many years of teaching at Nysmith. Thank you for your dedication to our students and your passion for learning, we will miss you next year!

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nooooo!!!! so sad.... we are happy to have had them over the years!

Amazing teachers that has a profound and positive impact on my daughter. Thank you!

Happy Retirement to all

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.