The Madeira School is an independent boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12. The scenic 376-acre campus is just 12 miles from Washington, DC.

Inspiring teachers. Motivated students. Personalized academic schedules to suit your interests and give you individual challenge. Real-world work experience – that’s what you get at Madeira.

A Madeira student may arrive unsure of her interests and goals, but she graduates confident in her abilities and her plans for the future – part of a legacy of bright, passionate women.

To be a Madeira girl means you’ll always be welcomed, encouraged, and accepted. Madeira is a place for study, for play, and for growth. It is a starting point for journeys of the mind that are, at the same time, journeys into the world.



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Schedule an Interview

Schedule a tour and interview as part of the application process! Our online schedule shows ways to visit campus and schedule visits!

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Explore Our Campus

We invite you to visit The Madeira School’s campus in McLean, Virginia, just twelve miles from Washington, D.C. 

Take the Virtual Tour