Sidwell Friends School is a privately-run Quaker school in the Cleveland Park neighborhood of Northwest DC. Founded in 1883 by Thomas Sidwell, it is one of the most highly-regarded schools in Washington, DC. The school has an enrollment of 1,097, which includes both of President Obama’s daughters, Malia and Sasha. The Middle and Upper Schools are located on Wisconsin Avenue NW, while Lower School is situated in Bethesda, Maryland. In addition to the Cleveland Park neighborhood, both the Cathedral Heights and Tenleytown neighborhoods are close to the Middle and Upper Schools. Cleveland Park is notable for its large number of Victorian-style single family homes, but there are also condominiums available along the commercial Connecticut Avenue NW corridor.
The Maret School is an independent K-12 day school located in the Woodley Park neighborhood of Washington, DC. The school was founded in 1911 by three French sisters and admission is limited to just 635 students for all 13 grade levels. There are three other neighborhoods in close proximity to the school: Cleveland Park, Cathedral Heights, and Glover Park. These are all highly sought-after Northwest DC neighborhoods, and as such prices can be high but the return is great. All of these areas are close to the National Cathedral, Rock Creek Park, Glover-Archbold Park, the National Zoo, and the ever-bustling commercial neighborhood of Georgetown. There are plenty of single-family row homes and detached houses to choose from in these largely residential areas.
Cleveland Park is one of the largest and most popular residential neighborhoods in Washington, DC. While row homes take up an abundance of the area, there are a good amount of one-bedroom condominium options, especially along Connecticut Avenue NW close to the Cleveland Park Metro station. Some of these are older buildings, some newer, and some row homes converted into condos. Cleveland Park is one of DC’s most historic neighborhoods, having been named after President Grover Cleveland, who bought a farmhouse in the area in the 19th Century. The neighborhood gives off a small-town feel while still having very easy access to downtown DC. It is serviced by three stops on Metro’s red line, from south to north these are Cleveland Park, Van Ness-UDC, and…
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