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A Coeducational School | Early Learners to Third Grade

Faculty & Staff

Our faculty’s early childhood expertise ensures a dynamic and meaningful educational experience for our students. Faculty members include classroom teachers, specialists, learning resource teachers, librarians, nurses, a chaplain, and a school counselor, with an overall student-faculty ratio of 6:1. Beauvoir is committed to hiring a diverse faculty and staff; 11% of the faculty and staff are male and 39% bring racial and ethnic diversity. A total of 75% of our partner teachers and specialists have or are currently pursuing advanced degrees, including 5 who hold completed doctorates.

A comprehensive professional development program supports educators’ commitment to professional growth. Teachers attend and lead conferences on a range of topics including inclusive pedagogy, literacy and guided reading, mathematics, technology integration, mindfulness, and social-emotional learning. Each year, faculty members are awarded travel grants to pursue studies in international and domestic locations in support of Beauvoir’s Global Studies curriculum.   

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Questions About Admissions

Margaret Hartigan
Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Media Inquiries

Lisa Gilcrest
Director of Communications and Marketing
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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