The Madeira School is an all girl boarding and day school located in McLean, Virginia. The school was founded in 1906 by Lucy Madeira as college preparatory school for girls and now stands on a 376 acre campus and is part of the Washington DC area of independent schools. The student population is 308 girls from 14 different countries, with 52% boarding and 48% day students. There are 37 faculty members allowing for a 8:1 student teacher ratio. The average class size is 12. The school hosts a unique co-curriculum program allowing the students to perform service, citizen and leader internships within the local Washington DC area. Tuition is 52,710.00 for boarding students and 39,830.00 for day students.