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: These events are sure to be an incredible exhibition of what Madeira has to offer both boarding and day students. 
    Saturday, October 1 at 1:00 pm.
    View the Schedule, here.
    Sunday, November 13 at 1:00 pm. 

    View the Schedule, here.
  • Specialty Open Houses:

  Athletic Open House
  Thursday, October 20 at 5:30 pm.
  View the Schedule, here.

  Co-Curriculum Open House
  Wednesday, November 30 at 6:00 pm.
  View the Schedule, here.

  Arts Open House
  Thursday, January 12 at 6:00 pm.
  View the Schedule, here.

  • 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. Madeira's interview deadline is February 1
  • 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!

Learn More