We know many of you have many questions about the private Chinese-language immersion school that will open on the Intelsat campus at 4000 Connecticut Avenue.
Perhaps you’ll find some answers at Monday’s community meeting about Whittle School & Studios (details below). After an $185 million renovation, the school’s administrators expect classes to begin in fall 2019. Within five years, they expect to enroll 2,500 students. For comparison, UDC Sidwell Friends has around 850 students enrolled in its nearby Middle and Upper Schools. (The Lower School, when it moves from Bethesda, would raise the student population to around 1,150 at current enrollment levels.)
Here are the details of the Whittle School meeting, from ANC 3F01 Commissioner David Dickinson: