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The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys (BWS) is a tuition-free independent school for boys and their families living east of the Anacostia River in Southeast Washington, DC and Prince George's County. As a school of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, BWS provides students with an indelible foundation in Christian values and high academic standards that will serve them throughout their lives.

About BWS

Our School is:


All boys

81 Scholars

K–5th grade


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Our Program is:

Based on Episcopal traditions and values

Rigorous and supportive with a community service emphasis

Rooted in the tradition of Episcopal schools’ commitment to academic excellence and moral development, we adhere to current research on the intellectual and socio-emotional needs of boys and a progressive approach to teaching them.

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