Visit Campus

Madeira welcomes visitors to our campus in McLean, Virginia – just 12 miles from Washington, D.C. – for a variety of events. Attendance at some events must be arranged in advance. Other events are open to the public. Each event will give you a sense of what an innovative independent high school education can be. 

Ways to Get to Know Madeira:

  • School-wide Open Houses: The Admission Open House is a unique and comprehensive way to learn about Madeira. Future Madeira students and their families meet academic department chairs and teachers, take student-led tours of our beautiful campus, and learn about Madeira's arts, athletics, and Co-Curriculum programs. View last year's program, here
    Sunday, October 1 at 1:00 pm.  
    Registration coming soon. 

    Sunday, November 12 at 1:00 pm.
    Registration coming soon. 
  • Specialty Open Houses: Specialty Open Houses are an opportunity to visit campus with a focus on learning more about specific programs. 
    Athletic Open House 
    Tuesday, October 24 at 6:00 pm.
    Registration coming soon. 

    Co-Curriculum (Internship) Open House
    Thursday, December 7 at 6:00 pm.
    Registration coming soon. 

    Arts Open House
    Thursday, January 11 at 6:00 pm.
    Registration coming soon. 
  • Take the Virtual TourOur school sits on a beautiful 376-acre wooded campus overlooking the Potomac River. The virtual tour includes photographs and captions meant to give you a sense of campus life wherever you happen to be. 
  • Schedule an Interview and Campus Visit: On-Campus Visit Days are an incredible experience for future Madeira girls. During the day both prospective students and their families tour campus with a student tour guide, then visiting students attend a class while their parents meet with a department chair. Finally, visiting students return to the Admission Office for their interview with an Admissions representative. Registration will open here, September 2017. To schedule a visit in the Spring or Summer, please call the Admissions Office at 703-556-8273.
  • We encourage you to visit the campus for events open to the public, such as a play performance or an athletic event. Check out our all school calendar for a complete listing of the different performances, contests, speakers and other activities on campus! 

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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