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2012 Annapolis Private School Guide

Jan 18, 2012 05:20PM ● By Anonymous
The Annual What’s Up? Private School Guide is what What’s Up? is all about: Providing our readers with all the information they need to make living in the Chesapeake Region an outstanding, positive experience. There are few decisions more important than our children’s education. On the following pages we have compiled data that will help you narrow your search to find the ideal pathway to your child’s bright future. We’re sure you will agree that the stellar private schools of the Chesapeake Region are just another reason to be glad we live here.

Annapolis:

Aleph-Bet Jewish Day School
1125 Spa Rd., Annapolis
410-263-9044; alephbet.org
Founded: 1989; Number of students: 36
Avg. class size: 9; Student/teacher ratio: 9:1
Tuition: $10,850/year
Grades: K5–5th; Affiliation: Jewish

Annapolis Area Christian School
716 Bestgate Rd., Annapolis (central office)
Upper School: 109 Burns Crossing Rd, Severn;
Middle: 716 Bestgate Rd., Annapolis;
Lower: 710 Ridgely Ave., Annapolis.
410-266-8251; aacsonline.org
Founded: 1971; Number of students: 953
Avg. class size: 24; Student/teacher ratio: 18:1
Tuition: $3,916–14,960/year
Grades: PK–12th; Affiliation: Christian

Benjamin Franklin Learning Center
1908 Forest Dr., Annapolis
410-216-7070; benjaminfranklincenter.info
Founded: 1994; Number of students: 22
Avg. class & student/teacher ratio: vary
Tuition: $4,800/year
Grades: 6th–12th; Affiliation: nonsectarian

Book of Life Academy
913 Cedar Park Rd., Annapolis
410-263-2600; bookoflifeacademy.org
Founded: 1982; Number of students: 65
Avg. class size: 10; Student/teacher ratio: 10:1
Tuition: $4,000–5,000/year
Grades: K3–4th; Affiliation: Christian

Chesapeake Montessori School
30 Old Mill Bottom Rd. North, Annapolis
410-757-4740; chesapeake-montessori.com
Founded: 1977; Number of Students: 132
Avg. class size: 22; Student/teacher ratio: 10:1
Tuition: $8,800–11,400/year
Ages: 15 months–12 years
Affiliation: nonsectarian

The Harbour School at Annapolis
1277 Green Holly Dr., Annapolis
410-974-4248; harbourschool.org
Founded: 1982; Number of students: 160
Avg. class size & student/teacher ratio: vary
Tuition: $37,000/year
Ages: 6–21; Affiliation: nonsectarian

The Key School
534 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis
410-263-9231, keyschool.org
Founded: 1958; Number of students: 700
Avg. class size: 16–18; Student/teacher ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $11,250–23,950/year
Grades: PK–12th; Affiliation: nonsectarian

Montessori International Children’s House
1641 Winchester Rd., Annapolis
410-757-7789; montessoriinternational.org
Founded: 1985; Number of students: 150
Avg. class size: 28–30; Student/teacher ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $7,600–9,300/year
Grades: Nursery–6th; Affiliation: nonsectarian

Naval Academy Primary School
74 Greenbury Point Rd., Annapolis
410-757-3090; napschool.com
Founded: 1949; Number of students: 252
Avg. class size: 15; Student/teacher ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $2,487–7,645/year
Grades: PK–5th; Affiliation: nonsectarian

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis
3112 Arundel on the Bay Rd., Annapolis
410-263-8650; www.st.annesschool.org
Founded: 1992; Number of students: 200
Avg. class size: 13; Student/teacher ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $7,600–17,400/year
Grades: Preschool–8th; Affiliation: Episcopal

St. Martin’s Lutheran Church School
1120 Spa Rd., Annapolis
410-269-1955; stmartinsonline.org
Founded: 1963; Number of students: 178
Avg. class size: 19; Student/teacher ratio: 19:1
Tuition: $6,726–10,995/year
Grades PK–8th; Affiliation: Lutheran

St. Mary’s Elementary School
111 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis
410-263-2869; stmaryschurch.org
Founded: 1862; Number of students: 825
Avg. class size: 30; Student/teacher ratio: varies
Tuition, in parish: $7,120–7,190/year
Tuition, out of parish: $8,310/year
Grades K–8th; Affiliation: Roman Catholic

St. Mary’s High School
113 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis
410-263-3294; stmarysannapolis.org
Founded: 1946; Number of Students: 508
Avg. Class Size: 22; Student/Teacher Ratio: 22:1
Tuition, in parish: $11,810/year
Tuition, out of parish: $13,220/year
Grades: 9th–12th; Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Arnold:

Antioch Christian School
1535 Ritchie Hwy., Arnold
410-757-5000
Founded: 1978;
Number of students: 38;
Avg. class size: 12; Student/teacher ratio: 12:1
Tuition: $4,000/year
Grades: K–12th; Affiliation: Apostolic

Arnold Christian Academy
365 Jones Station Rd., Arnold
410-544-1882; arnoldchristianacademy.org
Founded: 1977; Number of students: 35
Avg. class size: 8; Student/teacher ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $5,000/year;
Affiliation: Ministry of New Covenant Church

Chesapeake Academy
1185 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Arnold
410-647-9612; chesapeakeacademy.com
Founded: 1980; Number of students: 240
Avg. class size: 14–18; Student/teacher ratio: varies
Tuition: $5,900–15,450/year
Grades: PK–5th; Affiliation: nonsectarian

Crownsville:

Indian Creek School
(Lower and Middle)
680 Evergreen Rd., Crownsville
410-923-3660
(Upper) 1130 Anne Chambers Way
410-849-5151; indiancreekschool.com
Founded 1973; Number of students: 653;
Avg. class size: 20; Student/teacher ratio: 7:1;
Tuition: Lower: $15,735-19,910;
Upper: $22,180–27,180/year
Grades: Pre K–12th; Affiliation: nonsectarian

Edgewater:

St. Andrew’s Day School
4 B Wallace Manor Rd., Edgewater
410-266-6429; standrewsum.org
Founded: 1985; Number of students: 268
Avg. class size: 16; Student/teacher ratio: varies
Tuition: $6,920–10,328/year
Grades: PK–8th; Affiliation: Methodist

The Summit School
Serving bright students with dyslexia or other learning challenges.
664 Central Ave. East, Edgewater
410-798-0005; thesummitschool.org
Founded: 1989; Number of students: 109
Avg. class size: 8; Student/teacher ratio: 4:1
Tuition: $27,000/year
Grades: 1st–8th; Affiliation: nonsectarian

Gambrills:

Martin Barr Adventist School
2365 Bell Branch Rd., Gambrills
410-451-0078; martinbarrschool.org
Founded: 1974; Number of students: 9
Avg. class size: 4; Student/teacher ratio: 4:1
Tuition: $4,360/year; Grades: 1st–8th
Affiliation: Seventh Day Adventist

School of the Incarnation
2601 Symphony Ln., Gambrills
410-519-2285; schooloftheincarnation.org
Founded: 2000; Number of students: 757
Avg. class size: 28; Student/teacher ratio: 2:1
Tuition: $5,775/year; Grades: K–8th
Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Glen Burnie:

Calvary Baptist Church Academy
407 Marley Station Rd., Glen Burnie
410-768-5306 (elementary);
410-768-5324 (middle/high)
cbcaknights.org; Founded: 1973
Number of students: 280
Avg. class size: 18
Student/teacher ratio: 18:1–12:1
Tuition: $2,980–5,600/year
Grades: K3–12th; Affiliation: Baptist

Monsignor Slade Catholic School
120 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie
410-766-7130; msladeschool.com
Founded: 1954; Number of students: 800
Avg. class size: 27; Student/teacher ratio varies
Tuition: Catholic: $5,540/year;
Tuition: non-Catholic: $6,190/year
Grades: K–8th; Affiliation: Roman Catholic

St. Paul’s Lutheran School
308 Oak Manor Dr., Glen Burnie
410-766-5790; stpaulslutheranschoolgb.org
Founded: 1950; Number of students: 393
Avg. class size: 20+; Student/teacher ratio: varies
Tuition: $1,120–5,670/year
Grades: PK–8th; Affiliation: Lutheran

Lothian:

Arundel Bay Christian Academy
968 C Lower Pindell Rd., Lothian
301-952-0123; arundelbay.org
Founded: 1991; Number of students: 113
Avg. class size: 14; Student/teacher ratio: 14:1
Tuition: $8,340–9,336/year
Grades: PK–8th; Affiliation: Baptist

Millersville:

Church on the Rock Christian Academy
649 Old Mill Rd., Millersville
410-987-4744; mdcotr.org
Founded: 1974; Number of students: 117
Avg. class size: 15; Student/teacher ratio: 13:1
Tuition: $4,000–$5,000/year
Grades: PK3–12th
Affiliation: nondenominational

Elvaton Christian Academy
8422 Elvaton Rd., Millersville
410-647-3224; elvatonacademy.com
Founded: 1995; Number of students: 55
Avg. class size: 8; Student/teacher ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $1,935–5,225/year
Grades: PK2–8th; Affiliation: Christian

Rockbridge Academy
911 Generals Hwy., Millersville
410-923-1171; rockbridge.org
Founded: 1995; Number of students: 323
Avg. class size: 15; Student/teacher ratio: 13:1
Tuition: $6,240–10,560/year
Grades: K–12th; Affiliation: Christian

Odenton:

Odenton Christian School
8410 Piney Orchard Pkwy., Odenton
410-551-9852; ocs1.org
Founded: 1977; Number of students: 360
Avg. class size: 17; Student/teacher ratio: 17:1
Tuition: $5,190/year
Grades: K3–12th; Affiliation: Baptist

Pasadena:

Eagle Cove School
5191 Mountain Rd., Pasadena
410-255-5370; eaglecoveschool.org
Founded: 1956; Number of students: 62
Avg. class size: 10; Student/teacher ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $8,275–12,510/year
Grades: PK–5th; Affiliation: nonsectarian

Lake Shore Christian Academy
860 Swift Rd., Pasadena
410-437-3529; lsbc.name
Founded: 1976; Number of students: 47
Avg. class size: 11; Student/teacher ratio: 6:1
Tuition: $3,100–3,400/year
Grades: K3–12th
Affiliation: nondenominational

St. Jane Frances School
8513 St Jane Dr., Pasadena
410-255-4750; stjaneschool.org
Founded: 1954; Number of students: 300
Avg. class size: 22; Student/teacher ratio: 22:1
Tuition: In parish: $5,668/year
Out-of-parish: $6,800/year
Grades: K3–8th; Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Prince George’s County:

Belair Baptist Christian Academy
2801 Belair Dr., Bowie
301-262-0578; bbcacademy.org
Founded: 1999; Number of students: 38
Avg. class size: varies; Student/teacher ratio: 5:1
Tuition: $6,768–7,101 /year
Grades: K–12th; Affiliation: Southern Baptist

Bowie Christian School
2518 Kenhill Dr., Bowie
301-352-7106; Founded: 2006;
Number of Students: 46; Avg. class size: 15
Student/teacher ratio: 1:8; Tuition: $6,500/year
Grades: Preschool–12th; Affiliation: Christian

Bowie Montessori Children’s House
5004 Randonstone Ln., Bowie
301-262-3566; bmch.net
Founded: 1967; Number of students: 201
Avg. class size: 28; Student/teacher ratio: 28:1
Tuition: $9,600/year
Grades: PK–8th; Affiliation: nonsectarian

Grace Christian School
7210 Race Track Road, Bowie
301 262-0158; gcsbowie.org
Founded: 1975; Number of students: 300
Avg. class size: 24; Student/teacher ratio: 24:1
Tuition: $5,675/year;
Grades: K–8th
Affiliation: Ministry of Grace Baptist Church

Holy Trinity Episcopal Day School
Lower: 13106 Annapolis Rd., Bowie
301-262-5355; Preschool & Middle:
11902 Daisy Lane, Glenn Dale
301-464-3215; htrinity.org
Founded: 1965; Number of students: 708
Avg. class size: 19; Student/teacher ratio: varies
Tuition: Lower: $9,305/year;
Preschool/Middle: $8,670-11,035/year
Grades: PK–8th; Affiliation: Episcopal

Patuxent Montessori School
14210 Old Stage Rd., Bowie
301-464-4506; patuxent-montessori.org
Founded: 1992; Number of Students: 70
Avg. class size varies; Student/teacher ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $7,600/half day; $9,300/full day
Ages: 18 mos.–12 years; Affiliation: nonsectarian

Severn:

Archbishop Spalding High School
8080 New Cut Rd., Severn
410-969-9105; archbishopspalding.org
Founded: 1966; Number of students: 1,220
Avg. class size: 22; Student/teacher ratio: 13:1
Tuition: $12,695/year
Grades: 9–12th; Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Calvary Chapel Christian Academy
8064 New Cut Rd., Severn
410-969-5101; cccaschool.com
Founded: 1979; Number of students: 100
Avg. class size: 12; Student/teacher ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $4,500/year
Grades: K5–12th; Affiliation: Christian

Severna Park:

Severn School
201 Water St., Severna Park
410-647-7700; severnschool.com
Founded: 1914; Number of students: 593
Avg. class size: 14; Student/teacher ratio: 10:1
Tuition: $22,150/year
Grades: 6th–12th; Affiliation: nonsectarian

St. John the Evangelist School
669 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park
410-647-2283; stjohnsp.org
Founded: 1959; Number of students: 525
Avg. class size: 26; Student/teacher ratio: 16:1
Tuition: $6,532/full day; $3,920/half day
Grades: PK–8th; Affiliation: Roman Catholic

St. Martin’s in-the-Field Day School
375 A Benfield Rd., Severna Park
410-647-7055; stmartinsdayschool.org
Founded: 1957; Number of students: 220
Avg. class size: 15; Student/teacher ratio: varies
Tuition: $2,496–9,542/year
Grades: Nursery 3–8th; Affiliation: Episcopal