We are delighted you are considering Norwood School, a special place where students are challenged and supported, while pursuing and developing positive character in young people. We encourage you to explore our website to learn more about our exceptional PK-8 program, our extensive program offerings, and our wonderfully warm and welcoming community.
Of course, the best way to experience Norwood is to visit our beautiful 38-acre campus located at the corner of River Road and Bradley Boulevard in Bethesda, Maryland, less than one mile from the Capital Beltway and 5.7 miles from the DC line. Our spacious grounds and child-centered learning environment provide students with the room they need to grow in mind, body, and character as they discover their unique gifts and the world around them. We invite you to discover Norwood.

Meet the Admission Team

The admission team at Norwood School is available to help you throughout the process. Please feel free to contact the office at any time to ask a question or arrange a visit. We welcome your questions and look forward to meeting you!
Phone: 301-841-2130

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Alex Ragone

    Alex Ragone 

    Director of Admission and Enrollment Management
    George Washington University - B.A.
    Teachers College, Columbia University - M.A.
  • Photo of Janet McDermott

    Janet McDermott 

    Associate Director of Admission
    University of New Hampshire - B.A.
    Trinity University - M.A.T.

Mailing Address

Admission Office
Norwood School
8821 River Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
Norwood is a supportive, engaging, and caring school environment that helps children develop into compassionate, creative, and independent people.  – Parent Survey
Located in Bethesda, MD, Norwood School develops students in grades PK-8 into confident lifelong learners who have the academic, character, and leadership skills to succeed in high school and beyond. Recognizing that children are multi-faceted, Norwood provides many opportunities for safe risk-taking, exploration, discovery, and growth in a nurturing, supportive, and inclusive school community.