Norwood School

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8821 River Rd

Bethesda, MD 20817

(301) 841-2151

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 480

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Norwood School

Great school. Superb leadership. The school has a fantastic way of teaching and inspiring children, which makes them very happy and eager to learn and succeed. The school has high academic standards and teaches all subjects seriously. In general, the teachers are excellent and very devoted to doing a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/26/12

Norwood is a happy place of learning. It is academically challenging and teaches to individual learning styles. The school considers the total child. The focus not only concentrates on academics but also on developing good character, confidence, and fellowship. The school sings with creativity in ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/20/12

If you want your child to feel successful, truly known, and cared for, Norwood is the school for you. I have had several children attend Norwood, all with different personalities, interests, and learning styles. Each one has "graduated" from eighth grade with great self-worth, compassion for others, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/27/11

Norwood has some great things going for it. There are few campuses that rival it for physical beauty. Additionally, Norwood's educational technology program is one of the tops among area private schools. Yet, a lot about Norwood could be better. Differences in opinion about the vision for the school ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/30/10

This is school is truly a gem. Truly professional staff for my child to look up to and admire. Lots of opportunity for creativity. Music is wonderful, with talented teachers. Art instruction by great artists. PE teachers know their stuff. Can't think of any negatives.

Posted by a parent on 11/24/09

All i have to say is: A truly great academic school. your son or daughter will be happy here and will be felt welcome.

Posted by a student on 07/23/08

There are not only great academics and teachers at Norwood but also a wonderful community. With the smaller class size there is the oppurtunity for everyone to meet everyone. There are also plenty of athletic and extracurricular activities such as band, chorus, yearbook, newspaper, and many more. Norwood ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/26/08

We have been part of this school community for over 5 years. It is a wonderful school. The teachers are good, but it is the overall philosophy and spirit of the school that really makes it a most successful school! Learning is joyful at Norwood.

Posted by a parent on 02/23/07

I went to Norwood for 4 years and it is one of the best schools in the area. Everyone gets a laptop in middle school and each teacher makes sure he incorporates it in his curriculum. The teachers themselves are outstanding; each is caring and respectful. This school has the perfect balance of athletics ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 04/09/05

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Bethesda schools — Norwood School is located at 8821 River Rd, Bethesda MD 20817. 8821 River Rd is in the 20817 ZIP code in Bethesda, MD Norwood School is a Private school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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