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 at TJ

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Thursday, September 26th

 9am and 1pm

Building a Strong Foundation

Learn how Nysmith builds a strong foundation for learning in early childhood.

Hear from Nysmith parents, students, and staff about how we make learning a joy-filled experience.

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U.S. News and World Report has come out with its annual ranking of top high schools in the nation and making t...
International Week at Nysmith School has always been one of our most beloved school-wide events. Traditionally...
Students coming into the 4th grade at Nysmith have a welcome addition to their schedule—a daily, 30-minute c...
When it comes to math and a new (albeit improved) learning program, trying to help your child navigate math as...
This past weekend, the Nysmith School Debate Team participated in the Georgetown Day School Public Forum Tourn...
A big congratulations to Nysmith 8th graders, Jeffrey C., Matthew L., Abhi A., and Nysmith 7th grader, Zani X....
The Nysmith History Bowl team, with a record of 4-2, placed 5th out of 22 teams in the 2019 Capital Region Cha...
We want to wish a big congratulations to our students who competed in the History Bee Regional Tournament at T...
The Nysmith school hosted its third Metro Speech and Debate Public Forum Tournament. Students were prepared to...

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Today, a class of Kindergartners learned about the importance of members in our community by playing Community Bingo. Here are Nysmith, we value not only learning at a high level, but, how to appreciate our community as well! #WhyNysmith #CommunityLearning ... See MoreSee Less

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5..4..3..2..1..BLAST OFF! The 2nd graders have been learning about Newton's Third Law and the force it takes to get a rocket out of our atmosphere. The students saw how a balloon rocket mimics how an airplane flies and an Alka-Seltzer rocket to demonstrate how a rocket takes off. Here at Nysmith, science is FUN!
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5..4..3..2..1..BLAST OFF! The 2nd graders have been learning about Newton's Third Law and the force it takes to get a rocket out of our atmosphere. The students saw how a balloon rocket mimics how an airplane flies and an Alka-Seltzer rocket to demonstrate how a rocket takes off. Here at Nysmith, science is FUN!
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Please join us for our September Admissions Open House, Thursday September 26th, at either 9:00am or 1:00pm. Learn how Nysmith School can make a difference in your child’s life and see for yourself how a world-class education can be a joy-filled experience. Please rsvp: admissions@nysmith.com If you are interested in Nysmith Preschool (3 or 4 year old class), please plan to attend the 9:00am session. ... See MoreSee Less

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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. We use small classes with a maximum 1:9 ratio to meet the needs of your child.  Why have families moved from around the Country specifically for their children to attend Nysmith?  We make school fun!

    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.