In the Press
Arlington Office Building Serves As New Home For The Sycamore School
After spending the past two years searching for a larger space, The Sycamore School held a ribbon-cutting for its new home in Rosslyn.
Why Is Private School Enrollment on the Rise?
A former school psychologist, Karyn Ewart founded The Sycamore School in 2017 as an alternative for students who need help with socio-emotional skills as well as academics. TSS has a 1:6 teacher-to-student ratio, and just 70 students in grades 5 through 12. The school’s mastery-based learning model is heavy on projects and allows kids to move at their own pace.
Enrollment uptick continues for Arlington’s private schools post-Covid
The Sycamore School caters to students who may be gifted but have learning differences such as dyslexia, ADHD or anxiety, or just need a more interactive, nurturing environment.
Mindful School Marketing Podcast with Dr. Karyn Ewart
In this episode, Karyn Ewart shares her journey from the early beginnings of Sycamore School and how it all came to be.
Teachers We Love
A lifelong Arlingtonian and licensed clinical psychologist, Ewart founded The Sycamore School in 2015. Centering on a competency-based learning philosophy with individualized instruction, the independent secondary school emphasizes social-emotional growth and civic engagement alongside academics.
Sycamore School earns five-year accreditation
The Sycamore School in Arlington has earned accreditation by Cognia, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts and education-service providers.
FOX 5 Zip Trip Ballston: Junior Reporter
Owen Blumenthal from The Sycamore School was a Junior Reporter during the FOX 5 ZIP TRIP to BALLSTON!
Celebrating Women’s History Month: Dr. Karyn Ewart, The Sycamore School
To honor Women’s History Month, Ballston Connect Podcast spoke with Dr. Karyn Ewart, Founder and Head of School at The Sycamore School.
Arlington student lauded in financial-literacy competition
Kai Carney, a student at The Sycamore School in Arlington, is one of only 45 students nationwide – and the only student in Virginia – recognized recently as an honorable-mention award recipient of the fourth annual PAYBACK Challenge Scholarship Contest.