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A Coeducational School | Early Learners to Third Grade

Welcome to Our Virtual Admissions Office!

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Thank you for your interest in Beauvoir, a school that provides an extraordinary learning environment solely dedicated to educating the young child.  Beauvoir is committed to enrolling children in pre-kindergarten through third grade from a wide variety of family structures, as well as ethnic, racial, cultural, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Our virtual admissions process for the 2020-2021 school year will provide families with numerous avenues to learn about Beauvoir and connect with our community.  Beginning in September, you will have the opportunity to register for many virtual events, including Open Houses, information sessions, tours, and personalized meetings/phone calls.  We can't wait to meet you! 
Get to know us by exploring Beauvoir's blog, website, facebook, instagram, and twitter, and discover how Beauvoir instills a lifelong love of learning in every child.  We look forward to getting to know you and your family.  If you have any questions, we would be delighted to answer them.


Margaret Hartigan
Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Meet Us Out in the Community

These are annual events that Beauvoir has attended or sponsored.  We will update this list with more information as it becomes available! 


Black Student/Latino Student School Fair


Mocha Moms Education Fair


Beauvoir Reception & Conversation for Prospective LGBTQIA+ Parents

Meet the Admissions Team

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Margaret Hartigan

    Margaret Hartigan 

    Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Photo of Laura Ray

    Laura Ray 

    Assistant Director of Admissions
  • Photo of Elizabeth Yen

    Elizabeth Yen 

    Associate Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Collaborative Partners

These organizations offer valuable information for families considering independent schools:
Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admissions, scholarship, or employment programs.
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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