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 470 students in Grades Pre-K – 8 at our Kay and Robert Schattner Center North and South Campuses.
Art Installation by World Renowned Artist Zachary Oxman Unveiled Milton is thrilled to announce that it has raised more than $10.5 million for the school’s endowment, with funds raised in the throes of the pandemic. During the initial phase of its Foundation for the Future campaign, Milton secured over $10.5 million in pledges, including more […]Learn More
At this year’s virtual White House Seder, Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff spent a few minutes talking about Milton eighth graders and their penetrating insights. Mr. Emhoff spoke beautifully about his conversations with our students and how their reflections were sticking with him. Their discussion centered on the interconnections between the Seder’s story of freedom and […]Learn More
Milton’s endowment campaign is the cover story in Washington Jewish Week. Check out the full page interview with Head of School Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn in the “Last Word” section. The article also covers the beautiful endowment wall and the artist behind it, as well as the students’ reaction to the art installation. Read the article on […]Learn More
For the third year in a row, Milton teams took the top spots in the Cadena Initiative Regional Competition. The contest challenges middle schoolers to research the needs of people affected by disasters or humanitarian crises and prototype cost-effective and replicable solutions. The team that wins the DC Regional Competition will go to the International […]Learn More
Fifth graders created a GodTalk podcast! Educator Jill Stepak facilitated a curriculum created by Steven M. Brown called “Higher and Higher: Making Jewish Prayer a Part of Us”, which offers a comprehensive examination of Jewish prayer and the structure of the Siddur, including analyses of individual prayers. During tefilah, they had a series of discussions […]Learn More
Kindergarten students embarked on a multi-disciplinary research project exploring an essential question: How can we be changemakers who promote kindness in our community? They were guided by such questions as : What is our responsibility as Jewish citizens to help others in our community? Is there a difference between having a desire to help and […]Learn More
Explore Milton! Our students engage in critical analysis, problem-solving, collaboration, and creative thinking in an environment infused with Jewish values. Attend a Virtual Open House or schedule a private meeting and virtual tour to learn how a Milton education can inspire your child.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.Learn More