Students entering Grades 6-12 with exemplary records of academic achievement who demonstrate strong leadership and a deep commitment to extracurricular activities, the arts, and community service, will be considered for the 2019 Millennium Scholarship during the regular Admission process. Millennium Scholars will receive up to $20,000 per year through graduation.
Thank you for your interest in Barrie School! Our extraordinary environment for learning serves students from age 18 months - Grade 5 in our Montessori program, and Grades 6-12 in our project based learning program. Barrie students are encouraged to develop their own individual interests and talents through hands-on, experiential learning.
Once you step onto our beautiful 45-acre wooded campus in Silver Spring, Maryland, you’ll experience a compelling sense of student engagement.
2018-19 Open Houses & Visit Days
Barrie offers a Sibling Discount of 5% on the second enrolled child, and 10% on all other children thereafter. This is separate program from Financial Aid.
A combination engineering lab, computer studio and scientists workshop, Barrie Montessori’s new innovation STEAM center facilitates opportunities for students to discover, tinker, produce, solve, design, invent, and experiment.
- Step 1 - Visit Barrie for a Tour
- Step 2 - Complete an Online Application
- Step 3 - Submit Supporting Documentation
- Step 4 - Complete Required Admission Testing
- Step 5 - Schedule Student Visit and Parent Interview
Once you have submitted your application:
- Send the appropriate teacher recommendation by entering the teacher's email address where prompted on the home screen of your account. It will be listed under "Action Items."
- Download the Transcript Request form from your "Action Items" and request records from the previous two years. This is sent to the registrar of your current school and they will send it back to Barrie directly by email, mail, or fax.
Parent Interviews are required for all applicants and are typically scheduled on the same days as student visits. Interviews typically last about 30 minutes.
The Admission office will notify you when your application file has been completed. Admission decision letters are mailed the first week of March. Following first round admission decisions, applications will be considered as space is available. During the admission process, testing may be recommended on an individual basis.
The Association of Independent Maryland and D.C. Schools (AIMS) recently profiled Barrie's Head of School Jon Kidder, in its series entitled Seven Questions With...
In the article, Jon describes his experience, innovation, leadership, and memories of his best teacher.
Congratulation to Colleen Dunn, Barrie's 10th grade Humanities teacher for being named Nat Geo's Educator of the Week!
Learn more about the way Colleen engages students and helps them connect to history in the Nat Geo Educator Spotlight: Tracing the Footsteps of the Vikings.
Barrie senior Genesis Jefferson has been named one of ten extraordinary teens in Bethesda Magazine's 2018 Extraordinary Teen Awards.
Genesis is known for her commitment to leadership, activism, equity, and the arts. Congratulations, Genesis!
Office of Admission and Financial Aid
Director of Admission & Financial Aid
Age 18 months - Grade 5