Where every president's kid has attended school since the Kennedys

As was apparent in the 2016 election, a presidential campaign is a long, grueling process for candidates, campaign staffs and family members alike.

Once a presidential candidate finally win the general election, the soon-to-be first family then faces an entirely new wave of changes centered around building a new life in Washington D.C. First kids, the sons and daughters of the White House, are not left out of this transitional equation.

Going back as far as the Kennedy kids, take a look at where every presidential child has attended school -- both in Washington and in their college years:

Where presidential children attend school
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Where presidential children attend school

President John F. Kennedy with son, John Jr., and daughter, Caroline

Caroline Kennedy attended The Brearley School and Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York City and graduated from Concord Academy in Massachusetts in 1975. She later earned a Bachelor of Arts from Radcliffe College at Harvard University.

The late John F. Kennedy Jr. Kennedy attended private schools in New York City, starting at Saint David's School, moving to Collegiate and later finishing high school at Phillips Andover in Massachusetts. He later attended Brown University where he majored in American studies.

President Lyndon Baines Johnson stands with First Lady, Claudia Alta 'Lady Bird' Taylor Johnson, and their daughters Lynda Bird Johnson Robb and Luci Baines Johnson

Both Luci and Lynda attended the National Cathedral School for Girls for high school. Luci later attended Georgetown University School of Nursing, while Lynda graduated from the University of Texas at Austin.

President Nixon with daughter, Tricia

Both Julie Nixon Eisenhower and Tricia Nixon Cox attended the Sidwell Friends School in Washington for high school before Nixon's leaving office. They both then graduated from the Chapin School in New York. Julie Nixon Eisenhower later graduated from Smith College, while Tricia graduated from Boston College.

Left to right son Steven Ford, son John Ford, First Lady Betty Ford, President Gerald Ford, daughter Susan Ford, and daughter-in-law Gayle Ann Ford and her husband, Michael Ford

Susan Ford attended Mount Vernon College for Women (now part of George Washington University). Michael Gerald Ford attended Wake Forest University, while Steven and John Gardner Ford attended Utah State University.

President Carter shares a secret with his daughter Amy

Amy Carter attended public school in Washington, first attending Stevens Elementary School and then the Rose Hardy Middle School.

President Ronald Reagan shown with his daughter, Maureen Elizabeth Reagan

None of the Reagans lived in Washington during their father's presidency. 

The elder two, Maureen and Michael, attended boarding school from a young age. The younger two, Patti and Ronald, his children with Nancy, also attended boarding school.

President Barack Obama's daughters Sasha and Malia

Both Sasha and Malia attended Sidwell Friends School in Washington. Malia is currently taking a gap year before starting at Harvard in the fall.

President George H.W. Bush and his children George W. Bush is at center with his arm around his mother, Barbara

George Walker, Jeb, attended Phillips Academy in Massachusetts and ... Neil attended the St. Albans School in Washington. Marvin attended Woodberry Forest School in Virginia. Dorothy "Doro" attended Miss Porter's School in Connecticut.

George later went on to graduate from Yale University. Jeb graduated from University of Texas. Neil graduated from Tulane University. Marvin graduated from the University of Virginia. Dorothy graduated from Boston College.

President Clinton with his wife Hillary and daughter Chelsea.

After attending the Sidwell Friends School, Chelsea went on to receive her undergraduate degree from Stanford University.

George W. Bush and his daughters Barbara and Jenna.

Both Barbara and Jenna attended Austin High School. Jenna later went on to graduate from University of Texas at Austin, while Barbara graduated from Yale University.

President Donald Trump, Barron Trump and first lady Melania Trump

11-year-old Barron currently attends Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in Manhattan, but it was recently announced that he will attend St. Andrew’s Episcopal in Maryland come fall 2017.


Post-election win, President-elect Trump announced that wife Melania and their 10-year-old son, Barron, will remain in their New York City home through the end of the year so Barron can finish the school year.

Barron attends Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School, located in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. In true Trump fashion, the decision to keep Barron at the elite $47,000 a year runs counter to what most first children experienced in transitioning to the famous Sidwell Friends School as their fathers transitioned to the Oval Office.

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