At Bullis, we believe the best education is achieved by immersing students in academics, arts, and athletics. Signature programs—in STEM, entrepreneurship, visual and performing arts, and humanities and global studies—give students unlimited opportunities to discover and develop academic strengths. Robust arts and athletics programs round out the educational experience for students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Bullis leads the way in 21st century educational approaches. Our unparalleled facilities include a new 70,000-sq-ft Discovery Center, home to the makerspace in the Bullis Innovation and Technology Lab, the entrepreneurship center known as the Innovation Lab, the Studio Theater, flexible and collaborative learning spaces, a café, and other gathering spaces. These spaces help teachers engage student imagination. Located on 100-acre campus in Potomac, Bullis provides its highly diverse student body an educational environment to learn, grow, discover passions, reach potential, and develop tools to succeed in college and beyond.
Visit our middle and upper school open house on October 18, lower school open house on November 8, or take a campus tour.
Lower School Enrollment: 95
Middle School Enrollment: 185
Upper School Enrollment: 525
Average class size: 15
Student/teacher ratio: 7:1
Languages offered: French, Spanish, Latin, Mandarin
Lowest tuition for 5-day students: $38,065
Annual tuition for grade 12: $48,170
Students receiving financial aid: 39%
Bus transportation: Yes, throughout the metro area
Teacher retention rate: 92%
AP courses offered: 22
US Varsity sports: Baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball, wrestling
MS Interscholastic sports: Baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, football, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, wrestling
Number of art studios: 4, plus dance studio, 2 makerspaces
Music ensembles: Chorus, chamber singers, concert band, concert choir, jazz ensemble, jazz workshop, string ensemble, winter and spring musicals and ensembles
LS Arts: Grade-based theatrical productions, 5th grade musical, visual arts classes & shows, movement classes, general music class and band, string, and choral ensembles. All groups perform several times during the school year.
MS Arts: Grade 6 & 7 students participate in visual arts classes and shows and one performing arts class (choices: band, strings, chorus, dance, theater). Grade 8 students choose a major and minor area of the arts in which to delve more deeply.
US Arts: Students may pursue an Honors Capstone. Arts students participate in multiple shows and performances during the course of the year. US courses offered in music, audio engineering, theatre, dance, and visual arts.
Accreditations/Affiliations: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Maryland Department of Education, National Association of Independent Schools, Independent Education, Association of Independent Maryland Schools, Secondary School Admission Test Board, The Black Student Fund