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Open for Education: When to visit the Chesapeake region’s private schools; an open house guide

Aug 29, 2017 08:00AM ● Published by Arden Haley

Compiled by Anna Linthicum

If you and your children are considering private school education options, from pre-kindergarten to high school, the fall season is traditionally an opportune time of the year to visit and explore the many schools that dot our region. The following list of schools (alphabetically ordered) includes most located in the following counties: Anne Arundel, Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Talbot, Queen Anne’s, a several beyond. We advise to call ahead and confirm the dates or to schedule private appointments. Within our upcoming January 2018 issues, we’ll publish the regional Private School Guide, which includes winter/spring open house dates, as well as each school’s “vitals” (tuition cost, student/teacher ratio, etc.). Enjoy perusing and possibly visiting the following schools this fall.

The Alpert Family Aleph Bet Jewish Day School

1125 Spa Road, Annapolis; 410-263-9044; alephbet.org; Open House Dates: Call for appointment

Annapolis Area Christian School (Middle School)

716 Bestgate Road, Annapolis; 410-519-5300; aacsonline.org; Open House Dates: 10/20, 9 a.m.

Archbishop Spalding High School

8080 New Cut Road, Severn; 410-969-9105; archbishopspalding.org; Open House Dates: 10/29, 12–2:30 p.m.

 

The Benedictine School

14299 Benedictine Lane, Ridgely; 410-634-2112; benschool.org; Open House Dates: Call for appointment

Boys’ Latin School of Maryland

822 W. Lake Avenue, Baltimore; 410-377-5192; boyslatinmd.com; Open House Dates: 10/22, 11 a.m.; Visiting Days (11/9 & 4/5, 8:30 a.m.)

The Calverton School

300 Calverton School Road, Huntingtown; 410-535-0216; calvertonschool.org; Open House Dates: 11/4, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Calvary Center School

301 Rowe Boulevard, Annapolis; 410-268-1776; calumc.org; Open House Dates: Call for appointment

Chesapeake Montessori School

30 Old Mill Bottom Road North, Annapolis; 410-757-4740; chesapeake-montessori.com; Open House Dates: 11/19 & 1/7

Chestertown Christian Academy

401 Morgnec Road, Chestertown; 410-778-5855; chestertownchristian.org; Open House Dates: Call for appointment

DeMatha Catholic High School

4313 Madison Street, Hyattsville; 240-764-2200; dematha.org; Open House Dates: 11/4, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Elizabeth Seton High School

5715 Emerson Street, Bladensburg; 301-864-8946; setonhs.org; Open House Dates: 10/5, 7 p.m. (Prospective Parent Night); 11/5, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

The Gunston School

911 Gunston Road, Centreville; 410-758-0620; gunston.org; Open House Dates: 10/22 & 11/19 & 1/28, 3 p.m.

Indian Creek School

680 Evergreen Road, Crownsville; 410-923-3660; indiancreekschool.org; Open House Dates: Lower School (11/8 & 3/14, 9–11 a.m.) Upper School (11/12, 1–3 p.m.; 1/23, 9–11 a.m.)

The Key School

534 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis; 410-263-9231; keyschool.org; Open House Dates: First School and Lower School (10/28, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.) Middle School and Upper School (11/4, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)

Kent School

6788 Wilkins Lane, Chestertown; 410-778-4100; kentschool.org; Open House Dates (“Coffee and Conversation”): 11/11, 1–3 p.m.; 11/17, 8:45–10:45 a.m.

 

Lighthouse Christian Academy

930 Lovepoint Road, Stevensville; 410-643-3034; lcacademy.org; Open House Dates: 11/9, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

The McArdle Center

210 Pier 1 Road, Stevensville; 410-588-6583 mcardleschool.com; Open House Dates: Call for appointment

Monsignor Slade Catholic School

120 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie; 410-766-7130; msladeschool.com; Open House Dates: 11/10, 8:30–10:30 a.m.; 1/28, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

Montessori International Children’s House

1641 Winchester Road, Annapolis; 410-757-7789; montessoriinternational.org; Open House Dates: 11/5 & 1/28, 12–2 p.m.; Wednesdays 8:45 a.m.

Notre Dame Preparatory School

815 Hampton Lane, Towson; 410-825-6202 notredameprep.com; Open House Dates: Call for appointment

Radcliffe Creek School

201 Talbott Boulevard, Chestertown; 410-778-8150; radcliffecreekschool.org; Open House Dates: Call for appointment

Rockbridge Academy

911 Generals Highway, Millersville; 410-923-1171; rockbridge.org; Open House Dates: 1/19 (preview night); Weekly Walk-In Wednesdays, 9 a.m.

St. Andrew by the Bay Preschool

701 College Parkway, Annapolis; 410-974-1994; standrewbythebay.org; Open House Dates: Call for appointment

St. Andrew’s Day School

4B Wallace Manor Road, Edgewater; 410-266-0954; standrewsum.org; Open House Dates: 11/10 & 1/19 & 3/9, 9–11 a.m.

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis

3112 Arundel on the Bay Road, Annapolis; 410-263-8650; st.annesschool.org; Open House Dates: 10/19, 9:30–11:30 a.m., 11/10, 9:30–11:30 a.m., 01/10, 9:30–11:30 a.m., 05/02, 9:30–11:30 a.m.

St. John the Evangelist School

669 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park; 410-647-2283; stjohnspschool.org; Open House Dates: 11/9 & 1/31, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. & 7–8 p.m.

St. Martin’s In-The-Field Episcopal School

375A Benfield Road, Severna Park; 410-647-7055; stmartinsmd.org; Open House Dates: 10/25 & 1/17, 5–7 p.m.; 11/15 & 1/17, 9–11 a.m.

St. Martin’s Lutheran School of Annapolis

1120 Spa Road, Annapolis; 410-269-1955; stmartinsonline.org; Open House Dates: 11/17 & 1/26 & 2/10 & 3/16, 9 a.m.; 1/31 & 2/7, 7 p.m.

St. Mary’s Elementary School

111 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis; 410-263-2869; stmarysannapolis.org; Open House Dates: 11/6, 9 a.m.

St. Mary’s High School

113 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis; 410-263-3294; stmarysannapolis.org; Open House Dates: 11/5, 2–5 p.m.

Sts. Peter and Paul Elementary School

900 High Street, Easton; 410-822-2251; ssppeaston.org; Open House Dates: 9/28 & 11/7 & 2/1, 9–11 a.m.

Sts. Peter and Paul High School

900 High Street, Easton; 410-822-2275 ssppeaston.org; Open House Dates: 11/5, 2 p.m.

St. Vincent Pallotti High School

113 St. Mary’s Place, Laurel; 301-725-3228 pallottihs.org; Open House Dates: 11/5, 2–5 p.m.

School of the Incarnation

2601 Symphony Lane, Gambrills; 410-519-2285; schooloftheincarnation.org; Open House Dates: 11/9, 9 a.m.; 1/27, 1–3 p.m.

Severn School

201 Water Street, Severna Park; 410-647-7701; severnschool.com; Open House Dates: Lower School (10/6, 9 a.m., Chesapeake Campus) Middle School (10/26, 7 p.m., Teel Campus) Upper School (11/2, 7 p.m., Teel Campus)

The Country School

716 Goldsborough Street, Easton; 410-822-1935; countryschool.org; Open House Dates: 11/2 & 3/27, 9:15 a.m.

The Harbour School at Annapolis

1277 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis; 410-974-4248; harbourschool.org; Open House Dates: Call for appointment

The Summit School

664 Central Avenue East, Edgewater; 410-798-0005; thesummitschool.org; Open House Dates: 10/7 & 4/7, 9–11 a.m.

Wye River Upper School

316 S. Commerce Street, Centreville; 410-758-2922; wyeriverupperschool.org; Open House Dates: 10/18, 6-8 p.m; 4/18, 6-8 p.m.; 1/28, 2–4 p.m.

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