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 nearly 450 students in Grades Pre-K – 8 at our Kay and Robert Schattner Center North and South Campuses.
Explore MILTON and learn about our dynamic program where students engage in critical analysis, problem solving, collaboration, and creative thinking in an environment infused with warmth and Jewish values. Join us for an Open House where you will tour classrooms, see our engaging teachers in action, meet the administration and students, and see for yourself […]RSVP Here
Find out what makes our Middle School a great choice for your family! Learn about our innovative and high-level academic and co-curricular programs as well as the ways in which we take advantage of our DC location. Current students will share their firsthand experiences and faculty will present their expertise in engaging students and creating […]RSVP Here
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
29 Milton students in Grades 5-8 have been recognized for reaching the standards of biliteracy in Hebrew. The students obtained scores in Hebrew reading, writing, listening, and speaking that meet the Silver level standards of the Global Seal based on an independent appraisal by language assessment company Avant Assessment. A total of 2,251 students in […]Learn More
A few months ago, Milton third grader Temima Genauer wrote a letter to DC Mayor Muriel Bowser asking her to declare a “Ruby Bridges Day.” Temima fell in love with learning about Ruby when she was in Kindergarten, and has read many children’s books about her. She wrote to the Mayor asking for a day […]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
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
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 […]Read 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.Read More