About Ashburton Elementary School

A National Blue Ribbon & Common Sense School.  A Great Place to Learn!


Ashburton is a collaborative and nurturing community in which all children are supported in achieving their full potential. We honor and value the diginity and diversity of all students, staff, and their families.


At Ashburton, we will cultivate an environment that provides:

  • Intentional academic and social-emotional instruction,
  • Culturally responsive practices, and 
  • Restorative Justice to meet academic milestones and grow an inclusive community.



Ashburton Elementary is centrally located in southern Montgomery County, in between Old Georgetown Road and Democracy Boulevard. Tucked in the Ashburton neighborhood in Bethesda, off Lone Oak Drive, there is easy access to the major highways, routes 270 and 495, and Rockville Pike. Nearby are two grocery stories, a drug store, several restaurants and Montgomery Mall. The Davis Library and Walter Johnson High School are also within a short distance.

Students articulate to North Bethesda Middle School and Walter Johnson High School.


Ashburton Elementary School is part of the Walter Johnson High School Cluster. Other schools in the cluster are: