College Preparatory School for Girls Grades 3-12


Demystifying the Admissions Process

Demystifying the Private School Admissions Process: A Virtual Event
Thursday, January 7
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The link to the event will be emailed to registrants 24 hours in advance.


Considering educational options for your children? Unsure about financial aid qualifications, paperwork, and processes? Landon and Holton-Arms and Primary Day Schools are here to help you navigate the private school process, no matter the age of your children. The Directors of Admissions will be on hand to provide insights and answer questions about the PK-12 admissions and financial aid process. Join us for this informative session!


  • Leslie Nelson, Director of Admissions, Holton-Arms School
  • Sarah Powers, Director of Enrollment, Landon School
  • Cindy van den Beemt, Director of Enrollment and Advancement, The Primary Day School
  • Mariana Williams, Director of Financial Aid, Holton- Arms School

About Holton-Arms

Holton-Arms is a college preparatory school for girls in grades 3-12. Our motto - I will find a way or make one - speaks volumes about a Holton education. Here, girls develop tenacity of purpose, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. At a girls’ school, it’s about making sure girls take center stage, while drawing upon what is known about the way they grow and learn. Here girls find their voice.

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Learn more about Holton-Arms' admissions process.

Pumpkin Races

About Landon

Landon School stands as one of the finest all-boys, grades 3 to 12 college preparatory schools in the nation. Located on 75 acres in Bethesda, Maryland, Landon enrolls 670 students from 31 ZIP codes around the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region. Boys thrive at Landon because every aspect of our program is designed intentionally for them. In our Lower School, Landon boys are encouraged to apply their natural energy to hands-on learning experiences, while building a foundation of essential critical-thinking skills and social-emotional wellness. Our Middle School program focuses on increasing boys’ aptitude for challenge, broadening their interests, and spurring growth. The Upper School at Landon prepares boys to thrive at an array of the nation’s top colleges. Holistic challenge in rigorous academics, arts, and athletics yields the perseverance, independence, and character that help Landon boys become good men.

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Learn more about Landon’s admissions process

Primary Day School

About Primary Day 

The Primary Day School in Bethesda, Maryland, educates boys and girls during the four most important learning years of their lives—Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade.

Our teachers are passionate about their work and dedicated to the children in their care and understand the value of educating young scholars in ways that respond to individual gifts and personal passions. Our children are full of energy, curiosity, and promise. A Primary Day education nurtures all three to the fullest. This is the place where a solid foundation, grounded in joy, assures future success. This is who we are.

Learn more about Primary Day School.
Learn more about Primary Day School’s admissions process.