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Parking at Beauvoir

Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School, is located on the grounds of the Washington National Cathedral. The Cathedral is located at the intersection of Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues in the upper northwest section of Washington, DC.

In an effort to be a good neighbor, please attempt to find a legal parking space on the Cathedral Close before searching in the neighborhood that surrounds Beauvoir and the Cathedral. Beauvoir has 26 visitor parking spots within proximity to the School. A summer camp permit must be displayed on your dashboard.

The Cathedral has an underground parking garage, in which camp families are encouraged to park. Please enter and exit the garage from the main entrance off of Wisconsin Avenue. Pull a ticket and Beauvoir will validate parking for up to three hours during business hours.

Directions to Beauvoir

List of 5 items.

  • From Downtown Washington

    Take Massachusetts Avenue north to Wisconsin Avenue. Turn right onto Wisconsin Avenue. Turn right onto Woodley Road. Turn right onto 35th Street (this is actually Beauvoir's driveway). Beauvoir is at the top of the driveway. You will drive pass the National Cathedral School athletic facility at the bottom of the driveway on your left.
  • From Maryland and the North

    Take I-95 to I-495 W towards Silver Spring. Take Exit 33, Connecticut Avenue, towards Chevy Chase. Take Connecticut Avenue to Van Ness Street. Turn right onto Van Ness and continue to Reno Road. Turn left onto Reno Road. Continue down Reno Road, which will turn into 34th Street. When you get to the light at Woodley Road, turn right. At the next stop sign, turn left into Beauvoir's driveway at the corner of 35th Street and Woodley Road.
  • From Virginia and the South

    Take I-495 over the American Legion Bridge into Maryland and take the Wisconsin Avenue/Bethesda exit. Follow Wisconsin Avenue to Woodley Road. Turn left onto Woodley Road. Follow Woodley Road through two stop signs. At the third stop sign, make a right into Beauvoir's driveway at the corner of 35th Street and Woodley Road.

    OR take the Memorial Bridge to the Lincoln Memorial, bearing right onto Rock Creek Parkway. Follow Rock Creek Parkway to the Massachusetts Avenue exit, turning left onto Massachusetts Avenue. Then follow directions from Downtown Washington above.
  • From Virginia and the West

    Take I-66 East to I-495 West, the Capital Beltway. Follow directions from Virginia and the South over the American Legion Bridge above.
  • Via Metrorail and Metrobus

    From Tenleytown 
    • Take the Metro Red Line to the Tenleytown/AU station. 
    • Exit on the west side of Wisconsin Avenue. 
    • Take any "30" series bus (#30, #32, #34 or #36) or the 96 bus going south on Wisconsin Avenue. 
    • Ride approximately one and a half miles south on Wisconsin Avenue to the Cathedral. (This is a downhill walk, if you prefer to walk.) 
    • Walk on South Road alongside the Cathedral to reach Beauvoir. 
    From Dupont Circle 
    • Take the the N2, N3, N4 or N6 bus until you reach the intersection of Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues. 
    • Walk north on Wisconsin Avenue one-half block to the Cathedral.
    • Walk on South Road alongside the Cathedral to reach Beauvoir. 
    From Woodley Park 
    • Take the 96 bus toward Tenleytown Station. 
    • Get off the bus at the corner of Woodley and 35th Street. 
    • Beauvoir’s entrance is at the corner. 
     

Address & Contact Information

Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School
3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20016
202-537-6485

School Closing Hotline
202-537-2383 

Fax Numbers 
202-537-2242 (for school nurse/receptionist) 

202-537-6512 (for business and advancement offices)

202-537-5778 (for admissions office)

Questions About Admissions
Elizabeth Yen
Associate Director of Admissions
202-537-6493
elizabeth.yen@cathedral.org

Questions About Alumni
Laura Terry
Associate Director of Institutional Advancement
202-537-6496
Jenny Towns
Associate Director of Communications
202-537-2359
jenny.towns@cathedral.org
3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Tel: (202) 537-6485
Fax: (202) 537-6512
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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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