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A Coeducational School | Early Learners to Third Grade

What Makes Beauvoir Special

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  • 100%

    Focused on Early
    Childhood Education
  • 17,000

    Books in
    Our Library
  • 46%

    Racially and Ethnically

School News

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  • Learning Resources Director Anne Marie Desaulniers Receives First-Ever MAESA 2020 Stewardship Award

    Washington, D.C.—Anne Marie Desaulniers, Director of Learning Resources at Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, is the recipient of the first-ever, Mid-Atlantic Episcopal School Association (MAESA) Stewardship Award honoring adults who have made a marked difference in their schools and who embody the qualities and values of the association: integrity in daily life and work, respect for all people, equity and justice in words and actions, and love and hospitality toward neighbors.
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  • Beauvoir Welcomes Students to Orientation Week

    With health and safety measures in place, Beauvoir is prepared to greet students on campus and remote learners during a week of Orientation beginning September 8, and share initiatives underway in keeping with the school’s Life Rules. 
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  • Walkability = 0. Huggability = 100!

    Sighting Update: Two weeks in, the proud Beauvoir bear begins to take shape on the playground, as first reported on August 21. In the midst of a fast moving storm with tornado warnings on Day 11, dedicated woodcarver Jack Kemp took cover, while his mighty sculpture-in-progress withstood the high winds and torrential rain. The work continued as evening fell at the start of the Labor Day weekend. Even at this stage, there’s a huggable factor that cannot be denied. As with students returning to a new school year next week, the anticipation builds as the wood is contoured with talent and care. “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” (Plato)
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List of 10 events.

  • Oct

    Full day of In-Person Classes

  • Oct

    Pumpkin Patch: 20-29 October

  • Oct

    Make my Friday (Halloween-themed)

  • Nov

    Book Fair (on-line): 6-15 November

  • Nov

    Community Meeting

  • Nov

    Thanksgiving Virtual All-School Chapel

  • Nov

    Thanksgiving Break: 25-27 November

  • Nov

    Full Remote Learning through December 18th

  • Dec

    Holiday Sing Community Meeting

  • Dec

    Early Dismissal for winter break: No ABC; ELC closes at 11:30am

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3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Tel: (202) 537-6485
Fax: (202) 537-6512

Our Mission

At Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, we provide an extraordinary early childhood education in a diverse community that values every individual. Beauvoir’s program encourages creative, courageous learners and builds an enduring foundation for a lifelong spirit of inquiry and joy in learning.
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