As the only Jewish day school in the nation’s capital, Milton students benefit from the school’s urban location and the expertise of our community of public servants, scientists, business leaders, academics, artists, and other professionals who enrich the academic experience of our students.
Milton is a vibrant, pluralistic Jewish day school where students, families, and faculty mirror the diversity of Jewish practice in the community. Our warm, close-knit community shares in each other’s lives, learns together, participates in a variety of family and adult programs, and contributes to local and global communities through civic engagement.
The school serves more than 390 students in Grades Pre-K – 8 at our Kay and Robert Schattner Center North and South Campuses.
MILTON launched an FAA-approved Space Camp for summer 2019. Space Camp Director Melinda Viteri is a MILTON educator, NASA educator and FAA licensed pilot and educator. For one extraordinary week, campers will immerse in an exciting, and unforgettable STEM-based program with access to industry experts, get behind the scenes and specialized tours, and hands-on learning […]Join Our Crew
The best way to experience Milton is to visit! Attend classes, see our engaging teachers in action, chat with the administration, and meet current students on your private tour. We can also schedule a day for your child to shadow a Milton student. Individual and small group tours are offered daily. Please contact us to […]Learn More
Partnerships with parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends carry the school forward and enable Milton to fulfill its mission. Learn how you can get involved to support Milton, enrich students’ learning, and experience the warm community that is a hallmark of our school.Get Involved
Head of School Naomi Reem has announced that after 15 years at the helm of the only Jewish day school in the nation’s capital, the 2019-20 school year will be her last at MILTON. The Board of Trustees has begun the Head of School Search process. Learn more about the search process and follow updates on […]Learn More
Kol Hakavod to the Milton Hebrew Language Department! Milton was awarded a four-year grant from Hebrew at the Center, and selected to serve as a Hebrew Teaching School. This designation will allow our faculty to model best practices in second language acquisition for teachers and curriculum developers at other schools and mentor them on Hebrew […]Read More
Unleashing curiosity, inspiring challenge, and facilitating discovery is the key to our teaching at Milton. That process of discovery guided our five immersive learning week experiences: Journeys of Justice, Flight and Space, Digital Game Design, Biblical Art, and Adventures in Nature. Middle school coders delved into the world of programming, creating their own original digital […]Read More
MILTON is proud to have been one of several select schools across North America to participate in the Legacy Heritage Instructional Leadership Institute (LHILI), working in close collaboration with staff at the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS). Participation in this two-year fellowship (2018-2020 academic years) will enhance […]Learn More
Milton was awarded a 2019 Ignition Grant from the Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (JEIC) to support its recently launched Scholars Forum in the middle school. JEIC Ignition Grants jump-start new or developing out-of-the-box programs that improve Jewish education in day schools. The Scholars Forum is a signature program of the Moses Family Middle School. The […]Learn More
We are thrilled to announce that MILTON Educator Jill Stepak has been awarded the Kohelet Prize for Excellence in Jewish Education. The MILTON Art Specialist was recognized for her work in the category of Differentiated Learning and is to receive the $36,000 Kohelet Prize. The Kohelet Foundation selected Stepak’s entry of Teaching for Artistic Behavior […]Learn More