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What's Up? 2015 Anne Arundel County Private School Guide

Jan 07, 2015 05:00PM ● By Cate Reynolds
By Sarah Hagerty

GREATER ANNAPOLIS

Aleph-Bet Jewish Day School
1125 Spa Road, Annapolis
410-263-9044; alephbet.org
Founded: 1989; Enrollment: 41
Avg. class size: 8; Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $12,800/year
Grades: K5–5th / Jewish

Annapolis Area Christian School
410-519-5300; AACSonline.org
Lower School (Grades PreK-5), Annapolis, 710 Ridgely Avenue
Lower School (Grades PreK-5), Severn, 61 Gambrills Road
Middle School (Grades 6-8), Annapolis, 716 Bestgate Road
Upper School (Grades 9-12), Severn, 109 Burns Crossing Road
Founded: 1971; Enrollment: 820
Ave Class size: 16
Student Teacher Ratio 13:1
Tuition $10,000–$15,900
Grades: PreK (4-year-olds) to 12th
Open House: See aacsonline.org/openhouse


Book of Life Academy

913 Cedar Park Road,
Annapolis; 410-263-2600; bookoflifeacademy.com
Founded: 1982; Enrollment: 91
Avg. class size: varies; Ratio: 6:1
Tuition: $4,000–6,000/year
Grades: K2–5th / Christian

Chesapeake Montessori School
30 Old Mill Bottom Road,
North Annapolis; 410-757-4740; chesapeake-montessori.com
Founded: 1977; Enrollment: 148
Avg. class size: 21; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $11,975/year
Ages: 18 months–15 years / Nonsectarian

The Harbour School at Annapolis
1277 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis
410-974-4248; harbourschool.org
Founded: 1982; Enrollment: 176
Avg. class size: 10; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $37,817/year / Nonsectarian
Grades: 1st–12th (ages 6 to 21) with learning disabilities


Indian Creek School
(Lower and Middle)
680 Evergreen Road, Crownsville
410-923-3660
(Upper) 1130 Anne Chambers Way
410-849-5151; indiancreekschool.org
Founded 1973; Enrollment: 620
Avg. class size: 16; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: Lower School: $7,700–$19,385/ year; Middle School: $22,135/year;
Upper School: $23,650/year
Grades: PK3–12th / Nonsectarian
Open Houses: Upper—Sunday, January 25th, 1–3 p.m.
Lower & Middle—April 8th, Wednesday, 9–11 a.m.

The Key School
534 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis
410-263-9231; keyschool.org
Founded: 1958; Enrollment: 650
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $12,900–25,545/year
Grades: PK (2 yrs. 8 mos.)–12th / Nonsectarian
Open Houses: January 13: First School & Lower School (2 yrs. 8mos.–grade 4)
February 26: Middle School (Grades 5–8)
March 25: First School (2 yrs. 8mos.–Kindergarten)
May 12: First School (2 yrs. 8mos.–Kindergarten)


Montessori International Children’s House
1641 Winchester Road, Annapolis
410-757-7789; montessoriinternational.org
Founded: 1985; Enrollment: 160
Avg. class size: 28–30; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $8,200–$10,050/year
Grades: Toddler–6th / Nonsectarian
Open House: January 25th, 12 noon to 2 p.m. Tours available
Wednesday Mornings, call to reserve

Naval Academy Primary School
74 Greenbury Point Road, Annapolis
410-757-3090; napschool.com
Founded: 1949; Enrollment: 260
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $3,806–8,327/year
Grades: PK–5th / Nonsectarian

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis
3112 Arundel on the Bay Road, Annapolis
410-263-8650; St.AnnesSchool.org
Founded: 1992; Enrollment: 223
Avg. class size: 13; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $7,678–$17,800/year
Ages/Grade: two–8th grade / Episcopal
Open House: January 28th, 9–11:30 a.m.
Parents can stop in anytime for Walk-In Wednesday tours.

Saint Martin’s Lutheran School of Annapolis
1120 Spa Road, Annapolis
410-269-1955; stmartinsonline.org
Founded: 1963; Enrollment: 125
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 10:1
Tuition: $3,900–11,450/year
Grades PK (3 year-olds)–8th / Lutheran
Open Houses: January 23rd;
February 13th; March 20th; April 17th;
and May 8th, all 9–11 a.m.


St. Mary’s Elementary School
111 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis
410-263-2869; stmarysannapolis.org
Founded: 1862; Enrollment: 825
Avg. class size: 29; Ratio: 22:1
Tuition, in parish: $7,620/year
Tuition, out of parish: $8,310/year
Grades: K–8th / Catholic
Open House, Winter: January 22nd, 9–10:30 a.m.

St. Mary’s High School
113 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis
410-263-3294; stmarysannapolis.org
Founded: 1946; Enrollment: 500
Avg. Class Size: 22; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition, in parish: $12,760/year
Tuition, out of parish: $13,660–$14,230/year
Grades: 9th–12th / Catholic
Open House: Call to arrange a visit.

EDGEWATER

Saint Andrew’s Day School
4B Wallace Manor Road, Edgewater
410-266-0952; standrewsum.org
Founded: 1985; Enrollment: 275
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $4,530–11,195/year
Grades: PK3–8th / Methodist
Open Houses: January 23rd & March 13th


The Summit School
Serving bright students with dyslexia or other learning differences.
664 Central Avenue East, Edgewater
410-798-0005; thesummitschool.org
Founded: 1989; Enrollment: 100
Avg. class size: varies; Ratio: 4:1
Tuition: $28,596/year
Open Houses: January 7th and 21st, additional dates later in the spring.

GAMBRILLS / ODENTON

Odenton Christian School
8410 Piney Orchard Parkway, Odenton
410-305-2380; ocs1.org
Founded: 1977; Enrollment: 290
Avg. class size: 20; Ratio: 14:1
Tuition: $6,000/year
Grades: K3–12th / Baptist


School of the Incarnation
2601 Symphony Lane, Gambrills
410-519-2285; schooloftheincarnation.org
Founded: 2000; Enrollment: 804
Avg. class size: 28; Ratio: 14 to 1
Tuition: $6,650/year
Grades: PK (4 year-olds)–8th / Catholic
Open House: January 24th, 1–3 p.m.

MILLERSVILLE

Church on the Rock Christian Academy
649 Old Mill Road, Millersville
410-987-4714; mdcotr.org
Founded: 1974; Enrollment: 117
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 13:1
Tuition: $4,000–5,000/year
Grades: PK3–12th / Nondenominational


Elvaton Christian Academy
8422 Elvaton Road, Millersville
410-647-3224; elvatonacademy.com
Founded: 1995; Enrollment: 50
Avg. class size: 8; Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $1,100–5,000/year
Grades: PK2–8th / Christian

Rockbridge Academy
911 Generals Highway, Millersville
410-923-1171; rockbridge.org
Founded: 1995; Enrollment: 349
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $7,100–12,400/year
Grades: half day or full K–12th / Christian
Open Houses: January 29th, 7:30–9 p.m.
February 6th, 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m.


SEVERN / GLEN BURNIE

Archbishop Spalding High School
8080 New Cut Road, Severn
410-969-9105; archbishopspalding.org
Founded: 1966; Enrollment: 1,220
Avg. class size: 22; Ratio: 13:1
Tuition: $14,150/year
Grades: 9–12th / Catholic
Open Houses: Call for information

Granite Baptist School
7823 Oakwood Road
(410) 761-1118; granitebaptist.org/gbs
Open Houses: February 11 and March 17 2016 from 9am-12pm along with personal tours by Appointment

Monsignor Slade Catholic School
120 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie
410-766-7130; msladeschool.com
Founded: 1954; Enrollment: 635
Avg. class size: 25; Ratio: varies
Tuition: Catholic: $6,532/year;
Tuition: Non-Catholic: $7,282/year
Grades: K–8th; Pre-School, 3–4 years;
Part-Time Nursery, 2–4 years / Catholic
Open House: January 25th, 11 a.m.–1 p.m
Kindergarten Information Night: January 8th, 6:30 p.m.


St. Paul’s Lutheran School
308 Oak Manor Drive, Glen Burnie
410-766-5790; stpaulslutheranschoolgb.org
Founded: 1950; Enrollment: 370
Avg. class size: 17; Ratio: 17:1
Tuition: $1,200–6,000/year
Grades: PK–8th / Lutheran

SEVERNA PARK

Severn School
Teel Campus (grades 6–12):
201 Water Street, Severna Park
Chesapeake Campus (preschool–grade 5):
1185 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Arnold
410-647-7700; severnschool.com
Founded: 1914; Enrollment: 824
Avg. class size: 14; Ratio: 10:1
Tuition: (range) preschool begins at $6,510–upper school: $23,865
Grades: preschool–12th / Nonsectarian
Open Houses: Lower School: January 14th and February 11th, 9 a.m.


St. John the Evangelist School
669 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park
410-647-2283; stjohnsp.org/school
Founded: 1959; Enrollment: 441
Avg. class size: 23; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $7,175/full day; $4,305/half day
Grades: PK4–8th / Catholic

St. Martin’s in-the-Field Episcopal School
375 A Benfield Road, Severna Park
410-647-7055; stmartinsmd.org
Founded: 1957; Enrollment: 200
Avg. class size: 12-18; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $2,800–11,800/year
Grades: Preschool 3–8th / Episcopal
Walk-in Wednesdays– Admission tours every Wednesday at 9 a.m.
Open House: March 26th, 9:00 a.m. - noon

… AND BEYOND

Boys’ Latin School of Maryland
822 West Lake Avenue, Baltimore
410-377-5192; boyslatinmd.com
Founded: 1844; Enrollment: 600
Avg. class size: 14; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $20,500–25,600/year
Grades: K–12th, All boys, nonsectarian
Parents Visiting Days: January 13th;
March 5th & April 22nd. Every day is a student shadow day, call to schedule.


Bowie Montessori Children’s House
5004 Randonstone Lane, Bowie
301-262-3566; bmch.net
Founded: 1967; Enrollment: 150
Avg. class size: 16–25; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $10,200/year
Grades: PK–8th / Nonsectarian

DeMatha Catholic High School
4313 Madison Street, Hyattsville
240-764-2200; dematha.org
Founded: 1946; Enrollment: 799
Avg. class size: 20; Ratio: 12:1
Tuition: $15,600/year
Grades: 9th–12th; All boys, Catholic


Elizabeth Seton High School
5715 Emerson Street, Bladensburg
301-864-4532; setonsh.org
Founded: 1959; Enrollment 570
Avg. class size: 16; Ratio: 11:1
Tuition: $12,300/year
Grades: 9–12; all girls, Catholic
Open House: Thursday, April 30th, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Grace Christian School
7210 Race Track Road, Bowie
301-262-0158; gcsbowie.org
Founded: 1975; Enrollment: 302
Avg. class size: 24; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $6,800/yeaR
Grades: K–8th / Baptist

St. Augustine School
5990 Old Washington Road, Elkridge
410-796-3040; staug-md.org
Founded: 1857; Enrollment: 293
Avg. class size: 26; Ratio: 14:1
Tuition: $5,500–6,450/year
Grades: PK (3 year-olds)–8th / Catholic

St. Philip Neri School
6401 S. Orchard Road, Linthicum Heights
410-859-1212; st.philip-neri.org
Founded: 1965; Enrollment: 350
Avg. class size: 20;
Ration 23:2 pre-K, 20:1 first-eighth
Tuition: $5,625/year
Grades: Pre K–8th / Catholic

St. Vincent Pallotti High School
113 Saint Mary’s Place, Laurel
301-725-3228; PallottiHS.org
Founded: 1921; Enrollment: 500
Avg. class size: 18; Ratio: 12:1
Tuition: $13,995
Grades: 9th–12th; Catholic
Spring Open House: Wednesday, April 25th, 6–8 p.m.

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