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.
Honoring Susan Schatten and Jonathan Epstein, and Steven and Brett Wernick, with a special tribute to outgoing Head of School, Naomi Reem. Purim Ball supports scholarship and excellence in Jewish education. Includes a strolling dinner and scholarship drive, and features a live performance by Danah and the Aaron Shneyer Band.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 […]RSVP Here
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.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
Romance. Angst. Magic. Mischief. Milton’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream combined a contemporary eye, metal music, a grunge vibe and a fastidious ear for Shakespeare’s language. Through voice and movement, middle schoolers transmuted into their characters to present Shakespeare’s quintessential romantic comedy. The gym became a place of enchantment inhabited by lovers, both fairy […]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
Middle school students created communities of curiosity, discovery, and deep learning during our Immersive Learning Week. Students in Grades 6 to 8 engaged in deep dive learning in a number of different fields, including art, Judaic text study, coding, law, nature, and flight. These experiences helped students bond with peers across grade levels in the […]Read More
Students in Pre-Kindergarten explored the concept of Identity over the course of the first semester. They began by defining identity as “who you really are.” While acknowledging that we are all constantly changing and growing, our study began by having the children look at the things that currently identify or represent them. We augmented our […]Read More