Oakcrest School
850 Balls Hill Road
McLean, VA 22101
703.790.5450 P
703.790.5380 F

Oakcrest Seal


  • Christendom Announces Winners of 2015 Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition

    High school seniors Laura Cermak and Nate Reyes have been named this year’s winners of Christendom College’s Padre Pio Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition.

    Cermak, a student at Oakcrest School in McLean, Va., is a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship competition, and is very active in her school, including the pro-life group, many theatre productions, choir, and as co-captain of the tennis team. She has been a Pure Fashion model, involved in youth ministry and civic activities, and is a top contender for valedictorian of her graduating class this year.

  • Find out about our NEW! three-week International Exchange Program with Orvalle School in Madrid, Spain

    Find out about our NEW! International Exchange Program. Oakcrest students who study Spanish or speak Spanish, currently enrolled during this academic year and are re-enrolled to study next fall in grades 7, 8, 9 and 10 are eligible to apply.

    To learn more about this exciting cultural exchange, please contact Carolina Agostini.

  • Acton Institute Names Oakcrest Alumna Catherine Pakaluk '94 the 2015 Novak Award Winner

    Oakcrest alumna and 2014 commencent speaker Catherine Hardy Pakaluk '94, a professor of economics at Ave Maria University, was recently named the recipient of the 2015 Novak Award in recognition of her early promise as a scholar. Dr. Pakaluk is the Founder-Director of the Stein Center for Social Research at Ave Maria University and currently works in the areas of demography, family studies, the economics of education and religion, and the interpretation of Catholic social thought. After graduating from Oakcrest, she attended Harvard University, where she earned her doctorate in economics.

    In her commencement talk, Dr. Pakaluk stressed the value of her Oakcrest education. Highlighting the advantages of attending an all-girls' school, "At Oakcrest I was free to excel, to explore, and to revel in the intellectual life without excessive attention to my physical appearance or to boys and male-female dynamics." She and her husband Michael, and their seven children live in Ave Maria, Florida.

  • Oakcrest Announces Veritas Scholarship Winners

    Oakcrest School is pleased to announce Mary Grace Nugent, current Oakcrest 8th grade student and Mary Wall, 8th grade student at St. Luke’s Catholic School, as the recipients of the Class of 2019 Veritas Award. Miss Nugent and Miss Wall were chosen from a highly competitive applicant pool of 30 eighth-grade students. The applicants come from Oakcrest and a variety of other schools in the area.

    Applicants for the Veritas Award must complete the Admission Application, submit an original student project, and provide a letter of recommendation from a non-family member as well as a parent statement. Candidates attend the Veritas Reception as the last step in the application process. During the reception, candidates are interviewed by Oakcrest alumnae.

    Read full press release here.


Grade 12 Trip to Wilmer Eye Institute

JV Lacrosse Game Away at Sandy Springs School at 4:00 p.m.

Sandy Springs, Maryland 4:00pm

Preferred Shadow Visit Date

Evening of Recollection for Women, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Oakcrest Theatre

Oakcrest Theatre 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Greatest American Competition, Theatre, 11:45 a.m.-2:05 p.m.

Theatre 11:45am - 2:05pm

US Foreign Language and Math Honor Societies Induction Ceremony (Schedule 3), Theatre, 2:15 p.m.

Theatre 2:15pm - 3:00pm

MS Character Workshop #5

2:15pm - 3:00pm

Visual and Performing Arts Night Rehearsal, 3:00-5:30 p.m., Theatre

Theatre 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Taste of Oakcrest, 12:30-3:00 p.m.

12:30pm - 3:00pm

Class Officer Elections (Schedule 2)

12:35pm - 1:20pm

Visual and Performing Arts Night Rehearsal, Theatre, 3:00-5:30 p.m.

3:00pm - 5:30pm

Voice Lessons, Music Room, 4-7 p.m.

Music Room 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Preferred Shadow Visit Date


Taste of Oakcrest, 12:30-3:00 p.m.

12:30pm - 3:00pm

Taste of Oakcrest, 12:30-3:00 p.m.

12:30pm - 3:00pm