Potomac Valley Athletic Conference

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The Potomac Valley Athletic Conference is a group of independent schools in the Washington Metropolitan area for interscholastic athletics. It was formed in 1979.[1]

Member schools[edit]

The current member schools are:[2]

Full members

School Mascot Location Enrollment Grades Served
Edmund Burke School Bengals Washington, D.C. 300 6-12
The Field School Falcons Washington, D.C. 360 6-12
Grace Brethren Christian School Eagles Clinton, Maryland 800 PK-12
Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy Cougars Rockville, Maryland 700 PK-12
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School Lions Rockville, Maryland 950 K-12
McLean School of Maryland Mustangs Potomac, Maryland 350 K-12
Oakcrest School Chargers McLean, Virginia 180 6-12
Sandy Spring Friends School Wildebeests Sandy Spring, Maryland 530 PK-12
Spencerville Adventist Academy Hornets Spencerville, Maryland 360 PK-12
St. Anselm's Abbey School Panthers Washington, D.C. 220 6-12
Washington Christian Academy Wildcats Olney, Maryland 400 K-12
Washington International School Red Devils Washington, D.C. 900 PK-12

Affiliate members

School Mascot Location Enrollment Grades Served
Kendall Demonstration School Wildcats Washington, D.C. 100 1-8
Montrose Christian School Mustangs Rockville, Maryland 350 K-12
Washington Waldorf School Knights Bethesda, Maryland 270 PK-12

Former members[edit]

Soccer divisions[edit]

The PVAC is divided into two divisions for soccer, with the goal of improving competitive balance. The divisions are:

Boys[edit]

Division A

  • The Field School
  • Sandy Spring Friends School
  • St. Anselm's Abbey School
  • Washington International School
  • Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

Division AA

  • Washington Christian Academy
  • Grace Brethren Christian School
  • McLean School of Maryland
  • Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy
  • Washington Waldorf
  • Edmund Burke School

PVAC champions[edit]

Boys soccer[edit]

[3]

Boys Soccer
Year Regular Season Champion Tournament Champion Tournament Runner-Up
1986 Edmund Burke School Edmund Burke School
1987 Georgetown Day School Georgetown Day School
1988 Georgetown Day School Georgetown Day School
1989 Georgetown Day School Georgetown Day School
1990 Georgetown Day School Georgetown Day School
1991 Georgetown Day School Georgetown Day School
1992 Georgetown Day School Georgetown Day School
1993 Georgetown Day School Georgetown Day School
1994 Georgetown Day School Georgetown Day School
1995 Georgetown Day School Georgetown Day School
1996 St. Andrew's Episcopal School St. Andrew's Episcopal School Edmund Burke School
1997 St. Andrew's Episcopal School Georgetown Day School St. Anselm's Abbey School
1998 Washington International School Washington International School Covenant Life School
1999 Sandy Spring Friends School Sandy Spring Friends School St. Anselm's Abbey School
2000 Sandy Spring Friends School Grace Brethren Christian School Sandy Spring Friends School
2001 Washington International School Washington International School Grace Brethren Christian School
2002 Sandy Spring Friends School Grace Brethren Christian School Washington International School
2003 Washington International School Washington International School Grace Brethren Christian School
2004 Washington International School & St. Anselm's Abbey School Sandy Spring Friends School Washington International School
2005 Sandy Spring Friends School Sandy Spring Friends School St. Anselm's Abbey School
2006 Sandy Spring Friends School Sandy Spring Friends School Covenant Life School
2007 Washington International School & Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School The Field School Washington International School
2008 The Field School Sandy Spring Friends School Washington International School
2009 Washington International School Washington International School The Field School
2010 Sandy Spring Friends School Washington International School Sandy Spring Friends School
2011 Sandy Spring Friends School Sandy Spring Friends School Washington International School
2012 Washington International School Washington International School Sandy Spring Friends School
2013 Sandy Spring Friends School Washington International School Sandy Spring Friends School
2014 Washington International School Sandy Spring Friends School Washington International School
2015 Washington International School Washington International School Sandy Spring Friends School
2016 Washington International School Washington International School Sandy Spring Friends School
Champions
School Regular Season Championships Tournament Championships Total Banners
Georgetown Day School 9 10 19
Washington International School 10 9 19
Sandy Spring Friends School 8 7 15
St. Andrew's Episcopal School 2 1 3
Washington Christian Academy 1 2 3
Edmund Burke School 1 1 2
The Field School 1 1 2
St. Anselm's Abbey School 1 0 1
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School 1 0 1
GraceBrethren 0 2 2

Other sports[edit]

Boys varsity basketball

  • 2003-St. Anselm's Abbey
  • 2004-Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
  • 2005-Washington International School
  • 2006-Grace Brethren Christian School
  • 2007-St. Anselm's Abbey
  • 2008-Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
  • 2009-Washington International School
  • 2010-Covenant Life School
  • 2011-Covenant Life School
  • 2012-Grace Brethren Christian School
  • 2013-McLean School
  • 2014-Covenant Life School
  • 2015-Grace Brethren Christian School
  • 2016-Sandy Spring Friends School
  • 2017-Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

Girls varsity volleyball

  • 1998-Covenant Life
  • 1999-Hebrew Academy
  • 2000-Covenant Life
  • 2001-Covenant Life
  • 2002-Covenant Life
  • 2003-Covenant Life
  • 2004-Covenant Life
  • 2005-Covenant Life
  • 2006-Covenant Life
  • 2007-Covenant Life
  • 2008-Covenant Life
  • 2009-Covenant Life
  • 2010-Covenant Life
  • 2011-Covenant Life
  • 2012-Covenant Life
  • 2013-Washington International School
  • 2014-Washington International School
  • 2015-Covenant Life
  • 2016-Washington International School

Boys varsity baseball[4][5]

  • 2002-Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
  • 2003-St. Anselm's Abbey
  • 2004-St. Anselm's Abbey
  • 2005-Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
  • 2006-St. Anselm's Abbey
  • 2007-Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
  • 2008-St. Anselm's Abbey
  • 2009-Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
  • 2010-St. Anselm's Abbey
  • 2011-St. Anselm's Abbey
  • 2012-Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
  • 2013-The Field School
  • 2014-The Field School
  • 2015-Sandy Spring Friends School
  • 2016-Sandy Spring Friends School

Boys varsity track

  • 2006-Grace Brethren
  • 2007-Grace Brethren
  • 2008-The Field School
  • 2009-Edmund Burke
  • 2010-St. Anselm's
  • 2011-St. Anselm's and The Field School tied.
  • 2012-The Field School
  • 2013-The Field School
  • 2014-The Field School
  • 2015-The Field School
  • 2016-The Field School

College athletics[edit]

Despite its low profile, the PVAC has sent athletes to many high-profile Division I schools such as UNC, University of Louisville, Davidson, Navy, Elon University, and Cornell University. There are many PVAC graduates playing at Division III schools.

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