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A Progressive Education for 3 Months to Grade 12


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Diversity Statement

Diversity is one of Barrie School's fundamental core values. We honor and celebrate the uniqueness of each individual and embrace each person’s beliefs, experiences, values, and perspectives in support of our inclusive and welcoming community. Barrie School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, or a person's status as a qualified candidate with a disability in administration of its educational program, admission policies, financial aid program, staff hiring and other school-administered programs.

Barrie School’s student body reflects the cultural and economic diversity of our region. Many students live in Silver Spring and surrounding communities, while others commute from Washington DC and various neighborhoods throughout the greater DC area.

2023-24 Initiatives

DEI Resources

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Barrie named "Best Private School, 3rd year in a row!

Washington Blade Magazine awarded Barrie "Best Private School" in the publication's 2023 Best of LGBTQ DC contest for the third year in a row. The Washington Blade, an award-winning news source with a large following in print and online, has been covering the LGBT community since 1969.

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We're happy to answer any questions you may have. 

Denny Gonzalez

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion