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2016 What’s Up? Regional Private School Guide

Jan 15, 2016 02:48PM ● Published by James Houck

Anne Arundel County

Greater Annapolis

The Alpert Family Aleph Bet Jewish Day School
1125 Spa Rd., Annapolis
410-263-9044; alephbet.org
Founded: 1989; Enrollment: 40
Avg. class size: 8; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $13,100/year
Grades: K5–5th/Jewish
Open House Dates: January 12, 9 a.m.

*Annapolis Area Christian School
Central Administration/Upper School: 109 Burns Crossing Rd., Severn
Lower School Annapolis: 710 Ridgely Ave., Annapolis
Lower School Severn: 61 Gambrills Rd., Severn
Middle School: 716 Bestgate Rd., Annapolis
410-519-5300; AACSonline.org
Founded: 1971; Enrollment: 798
Ave Class size: 13–15 (Kindergarten) 18–25 (1st–12th grades)
Ratio 13:1
Tuition $10,059–16,390/year
Grades: Pre-K (4-year-olds) to 12th/Christian
Open House Dates:
January 12 (Annapolis Lower School)
January 15 (Severn Lower School)
January 25 (Middle School)
January 26 (Upper School)
March 4 (Middle School)
March 7 (Annapolis Lower School)
March 11 (Severn Lower School)

Book of Life Academy
913 Cedar Park Rd., Annapolis
410-263-2600; bookoflifeacademy.com
Founded: 1982; Enrollment: 85
Avg. class size: 12; Ratio: 6:1
Tuition: $4,500–6,000/year
Grades: K2–5th/Christian
Open Houses: Call for appointment

*Chesapeake Montessori School
30 Old Mill Bottom Rd. North, Annapolis
410-757-4740; chesapeake-montessori.com
Founded: 1977; Enrollment: 135
Avg. class size: 21; Ratio: Varies
Tuition: $9,400–14,900/year
Grades: Pre-K–5th/Nonsectarian
Open House Dates: January 24, 2–4 p.m.

The Harbour School at Annapolis
1277 Green Holly Dr., Annapolis
410-974-4248; harbourschool.org
Founded: 1982; Enrollment: 180
Avg. class size: 8–10; Ratio: 2:1
Tuition: $37,000/year
Grades: 1st–12th/ Nonsectarian
Ages 6–21 with learning disabilities.
Open Houses: Call for appointment

*Indian Creek School
Lower & Middle Schools: 680 Evergreen Rd., Crownsville
410-923-3660
Upper School: 1130 Anne Chambers Way, Crownsville
410-849-5151; indiancreekschool.org
Founded 1973; Enrollment: 625
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition:
Lower School: $8,000–19,965/year
Middle School: $22,800/year
Upper School: $25,290/year
Grades: PK3–12th/Nonsectarian
Pre-K Discovery Days:
February 6, March 8, and April 12, 9–10 a.m.
Open Houses:
Upper: January 24, 1–3 p.m.
Lower & Middle: April 6, 9–11 a.m.

*The Key School
534 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis
410-263-9231; keyschool.org
Founded: 1958; Enrollment: 650
Avg. class size: 16–18; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $12,900–26,300/year
Grades: Key-Wee (2.5 yrs.)–12th/Nonsectarian
Key School encourages families to call to schedule a campus visit.

*Montessori International Children’s House
1641 N. Winchester Rd., Annapolis
410-757-7789
montessoriinternational.org
Founded: 1985; Enrollment: 165
Avg. class size: 12–25; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $8,500–10,350/year
Grades: Pre-K–6th/Nonsectarian
Open Houses: January 24, 12–2 p.m.
Tours available Wednesday mornings, call to reserve

Naval Academy Primary School
74 Greenbury Point Rd., Annapolis
410-757-3090; naps.napschool.com
Founded: 1949; Enrollment: 268
Avg. class size: 16
Ratio: 5:1 (Pre-K) 16:1 (Kindergarten–5th)
Tuition: $3,806–8,415/year
Grades: PK–5th/Nonsectarian
Open Houses: Call for appointment

*St. Anne’s School of Annapolis
3112 Arundel on the Bay Rd., Annapolis
410-263-8650; st.annesschool.org
Founded: 1992; Enrollment: 238
Avg. class size: 13; Ratio: 9:1
Tuition: $7,780–18,334/year
Grades: Preschool–8th/Episcopal
Open Houses:
January 7, 9:30–11:30 a.m. (early childhood, 2–4 yrs. old); parents may stop in Wednesdays at 9 a.m. for a tour of the campus and a meet and greet with the staff.

*Saint Martin’s Lutheran School of Annapolis
1120 Spa Rd., Annapolis
410-269-1955; stmartinsonline.org
Founded: 1963; Enrollment: 125
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 10:1
Tuition: $4,115–12,080/year
Grades: Pre-K–8th/Lutheran
Open Houses:
January 22, 9–11 a.m.
January 27, 7 p.m. (middle school information evening)
February 10, 7 p.m. (Kindergarten information night)
February 12, 9–11 a.m.
March 15, 9–11 a.m.
April 15, 9–11 a.m.
May 13, 9–11 a.m.

*St. Mary’s Elementary School
111 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis
410-263-2869; stmarysannapolis.org
Founded: 1862; Enrollment: 825
Avg. class size: 29; Ratio: 22:1
Tuition, in parish: $7,735/year
Tuition, out of parish: $8,310/year
Tuition, non-Catholic: $8,890/year
Grades: Kindergarten–8th/Catholic
Open Houses: Call for specific dates and times

*St. Mary’s High School
113 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis
410-263-3294; stmarysannapolis.org
Founded: 1946; Enrollment: 500
Avg. Class Size: 22; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition, in parish: $12,888/year
Tuition, out of parish: $13,630/year
Tuition, non-Catholic: $14,430/year
Grades: 9th–12th/Catholic
Open House: Call for appointment

Severna Park

*Severn School
Teel Campus (6th–12th grades): 201 Water St., Severna Park
Chesapeake Campus (Preschool–5th grades): 1185 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Arnold
410-647-7700; severnschool.com
Founded: 1914; Enrollment: 841
Avg. class size: 14; Ratio: 10:1
Tuition: Preschool: $6,725/year; Upper School: $24,575/year
Grades: Preschool–12th/Nonsectarian
Open House: January 13, 9–11 a.m.
(Chesapeake Campus)

*St. John the Evangelist School
689 Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park
410-647-2283; stjohnsp.org/school
Founded: 1959; Enrollment: 425
Avg. class size: 25 Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $4,305 (half-day)–7,425 (full-day)
Grades: Pre-K–8th/Catholic
Open House Dates:
January 14, 7 p.m. (Kindergarten information night)
January 21, 7 p.m. (Preschool information night)
February 3, 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

*St. Martin’s in-the-Field Episcopal School
375 A Benfield Rd., Severna Park
410-647-7055; stmartinsmd.org
Founded: 1957; Enrollment: 180
Average class size: 15–20; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $2,800–11,800/year
Grades: Preschool Age 3–8th/Episcopal
Open House:
January 20, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
March 9, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Walk-in Wednesdays: admission tours every Wednesday, beginning at 9 a.m.

Edgewater

*Saint Andrew’s Day School
4B Wallace Manor Rd., Edgewater
410-266-0952; standrewsum.org
Founded: 1985; Enrollment: 275
Avg. class size: 14; Ratio: 9:1
Tuition: $4,730–11,475/year
Grades: Preschool–8th/Methodist
Open House Dates:
January 22, 9–11 a.m.
March 4, 9–11 a.m.

*The Summit School
664 East Central Ave., Edgewater
410-798-0005; thesummitschool.org
Founded: 1989; Enrollment: 105
Avg. class size: 4–8; Ratio- 4:1
Tuition: $28,900/year
Grades: 1st–8th
Open House Dates:
February 4, 9–11 a.m.
April 9, 9:30–11:30 a.m.

Gambrills / Odenton

Odenton Christian School
8410 Piney Orchard Pkwy, Odenton
410-305-2380; ocs1.org
Founded: 1977; Enrollment: 314
Avg. class size: 20; Ratio: 14:1
Tuition: (K3–6th) $4,990–7,090/year
(7th–12th) $5,290–7,290/year
Grades: K3–12th/Baptist
Open Houses: Call for specific dates and times

*School of the Incarnation
2601 Symphony Ln., Gambrills
410-519-2285; schooloftheincarnation.org
Founded: 2000; Enrollment: 815
Avg. class size: 28; Ratio: 14:1
Tuition: (Parishioner) $6,800/year
(Non-Parishioner) $7,550/year
Grades: Pre-K–8th/Catholic
Open House Dates: January 30, 1-3 p.m.

 

Millersville

Church on the Rock Christian Academy
649 Old Mill Rd., 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
Open Houses: Call for specific dates and times

Elvaton Christian Academy
8422 Elvaton Rd., Millersville
410-647-3224; elvatonacademy.com
Founded: 1995; Enrollment: 37
Avg. class size: 6; Ratio: 6:1
Tuition: $1,920–6,000/year
Grades: PK2–8th/Christian
Open Houses: Call for specific dates and times.

*Rockbridge Academy
911 Generals Hwy, Millersville
410-923-1171; rockbridge.org
Founded: 1995; Enrollment: 352
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $7,370–12,950/year
Grades: Kindergarten–12th/Christian
Open House Dates:
January 18, 7:30 p.m. (Main Campus)
February 5, 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m. (K–3 Campus)
Weekly Walk-in Wednesday tours available

Severn / Glen Burnie

*Archbishop Spalding High School
8080 New Cut Rd., Severn
410-969-9105; archbishopspalding.org
Founded: 1966; Enrollment: 1,205
Avg. class size: 22; Ratio: 14:1
Tuition: $14,380/year
Grades: 9th–12th/Catholic
Open House: Students may schedule a visit online to shadow a currently enrolled student

Granite Baptist School
7823 Oakwood Rd., Glen Burnie
410-761-1118; granitebaptist.org/gbs 
Founded: 1975 Enrollment: 275
Avg. class size: varies; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $3,810–5,062/year
Grades: K3–12th/Baptist
Open Houses: February 11 and March 17, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Personal tours by appointment

Monsignor Slade Catholic School
120 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie
410-766-7130; msladeschool.com
Founded: 1954; Enrollment: 600
Avg. class size: 25; Ratio: varies
Tuition: $6,826/year (Catholic); $7,576/year
(other faiths)
Grades: Pre-K2's–8th/Catholic 
Tours by appointment/ 5th-8th grade Shadow Days by appointment

St. Paul’s Lutheran School
308 Oak Manor Dr., Glen Burnie
410-766-5790; stpaulslutheranschoolgb.org
Founded: 1950; Enrollment: 335
Avg. class size: 16; Ratio: 22:1
Tuition: $1,500–6,600/year
Grades: Pre-K–8th/Lutheran
Open Houses: Call for specific dates and times

 

Eastern Shore

Caroline County

The Benedictine School
14299 Benedictine Ln., Ridgely
410-634-2112; benschool.org
Founded: 1959; Enrollment: 72
Avg. class size: 7; Ratio: 3:1
Tuition: varies
Ages: 5–21 years of age, with autism, intellectual disabilities, and multiple disabilities Open Houses: Call for an appointment

Dorchester County

Countryside Christian School
5333 Austin Rd., Cambridge
410-228-0574; countrysidechristianschool.org
Founded: 1974; Enrollment: 50
Avg. class size: 5; Ratio: 5:1
Tuition: $3,400/year
Grades: Pre-K–7th/Church of Christ
Open Houses: Call for specific dates and times

Kent County

Chestertown Christian Academy
401 Morgnec Rd., Chestertown
410-778-5855; chestertownchristian.org
Year founded: 1979; Enrollment: 113
Avg. class size: 12; Ratio: 12:1
Tuition: $5,740–7,030/year
Grades: K4–12th/Baptist
Open House: Call for specific dates and times

*Kent School
6788 Wilkins Ln., Chestertown
410-778-4100; kentschool.org
Founded: 1967; Enrollment: 140
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 8:1
Tuition: $5,800–14,896/year
Grades: Pre-K–8th/Nonsectarian
Open House Dates:
February 18, 1–6 p.m.
March 22, 1–6 p.m.
April 21, 1–6 p.m.

*Radcliffe Creek School
201 Talbot Blvd, Chestertown
410-778-8150; radcliffecreekschool.org
Founded: 1996; Enrollment: 77
Student/teacher ratio: 3:1
Tuition: $15,000/year (Kindergarten), $20,000/year (1st grade), $25,225/year (2nd–8th grades)
Grades: Kindergarten–8th/Nonsectarian
Open Houses: Call for appointment

Queen Anne’s County

*The Gunston School
911 Gunston Rd., Centreville
410-758-0620; gunston.org
Founded: 1911; Enrollment: 182
Avg. class size: 10–12; Ratio: 9:1
Tuition: $23,500/year
Grades: 9th–12th/Nonsectarian
Open Houses Dates:
January 31, 3 p.m.
April 10, 3 p.m.

*Lighthouse Christian Academy
930 Lovepoint Rd., Stevensville
410-643-3034; lcacademy.org
Founded: 2001; Enrollment: 63
Avg. class size: 6–7; Ratio: 7:1
Tuition: $3,330–8,260/year
Grades: K–12th/Christian
Open Houses: Walk-in Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

Talbot County

Chesapeake Christian School
1009 N. Washington St., Easton
410-822-7600; chesapeakechristian.org
Founded: 1999; Enrollment: 170
Avg. class size: 15; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: $4,300/year
Grades: K4–12th/Church of God
Open Houses: Call for specific times and dates

*The Country School
716 Goldsborough St., Easton
410-822-1935; countryschool.org
Founded: 1934; Enrollment: 283
Avg. class size: 16; Ratio: 9:1
Tuition: $10,350–14,995/year
Grades: Kindergarten–8th/Nonsectarian
Open House Date: April 5, 9:15 a.m.

*Saints Peter and Paul School
900 High St., Easton
410-822-2275; ssppeaston.org
Founded: 1955; Enrollment: 525
Avg. class size: 16; Ratio: 15:1
Tuition: 
Elementary School: $6,280 (Parishioner)
$6,900 (Non-Parishioner);
High School: $10,892 (Parishioner);
$12,257 (Non-Parishioner)
Grades: PK–12th/Catholic
Open House Date: February 4 (elementary school)

*Wye River Upper School
316 South Commerce St., Centreville
410-758-2922; wyeriverupperschool.org
Founded: 2002; Enrollment: 44
Avg. class size: 7–8; Ratio: 4:1
Tuition: $28,000/year
Grades: 9th–12th/Nonsectarian
Open House Dates:
January 31, 2–4 p.m.
May 1, 2–4 p.m.

… And Beyond

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

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

*The Calverton School
300 Calverton School Rd., Huntingtown
410-535-0216; calvertonschool.org
Founded: 1967; Enrollment: 300
Avg. class size: 14; Ratio: 11:1
Tuition: $6,200/year (3K, three half days)–$20,250/year (9th–12th day student)
Grades: Preschool–12th/Nonsectarian
Open Houses:
January 8, 9–11 a.m. (admissions coffee Q&A)
Fall open house date tbd

DeMatha Catholic High School
4313 Madison St., Hyattsville
240-764-2200; dematha.org
Founded: 1946; Enrollment: 800
Avg. class size: 22; Ratio: 12:1
Tuition: $16,400/year
Grades: 9th–12th; All boys/Catholic
Open Houses: Call for specific times and dates
Student shadowing begins late September and ends in February

*Elizabeth Seton High School
5715 Emerson Street, Bladensburg
301-864-4532; setonhs.org
Founded: 1959; Enrollment 570
Avg. class size: 16; Ratio: 11:1
Tuition: $12,750/year
Grades: 9th–12th; All girls/Catholic
Open House Date: April 28, 6–7:30 p.m.

Grace Christian School
7210 Race Track Rd., Bowie
301-262-0158; gcsbowie.org
Founded: 1975; Enrollment: 244
Avg. class size: 16; Ratio: 10:1
Tuition: $7,000/year
Grades: Kindergarten–8th/Baptist
Open Houses: February 22, March 21,
and April 25, all 9 a.m.
February 8, 6:30 p.m.

St. Augustine School
5990 Old Washington Rd., Elkridge
410-796-3040; staug-md.org
Founded: 1857; Enrollment: 289
Avg. class size: 26; Ratio: 14:1
Tuition: $5,900/year (Members)
$6,825/year (Non-members)
Grades: Pre-K–8th/Catholic
Open Houses: Call for an appointment

St. Philip Neri School
6401 S. Orchard Rd., Linthicum Heights
410-859-1212; st.philip-neri.org
Founded: 1965; Enrollment: 353
Avg. class size: 20; Ratio: 23:2 (Pre-K), 20:1 (1st–8th)
Tuition: $5,975/year
Grades: Pre-K–8th/Catholic
Open House Dates:
January 31, 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
February 3, 9–11 a.m.
April 7, 9–11 a.m.

*St. Vincent Pallotti High School
113 Saint Mary’s Place, Laurel
301-725-3228; pallottihs.org
Founded: 1921; Enrollment: 511
Avg. class size: 19; Ratio: 14:1
Tuition: $14,500
Grades: 9th–12th/Catholic
Open House Dates: April 13
Student Shadowing begins in September; Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
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