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Maryland Schools: A-L

As you begin your search for the right school for your child, look at as many schools as you can. Make a list of all the schools which interest you. Once you have done that, you can begin to shorten the list and visit the schools which seem to be the best match.

Academy of the Holy Cross, Kensington
Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Grades: 9-12
School Type: Girls, day school
Comments: Academy of the Holy Cross gives young women a unique and enriching high school experience which lays the foundations for life. The Academy was founded in 1868.

Al-Huda School, College Park
Religious affiliation: Muslim
Grades: K-11
School Type: Boys and girls, day school
Comments: Al-Huda School is two separate schools under one roof. There is a boys' school and a girls' school sharing a common administration. The school was founded in 1995.

Aleph-Bet Jewish Day School, Annapolis
Religious affiliation: Jewish
Grades: K-6
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Aleph-Bet Jewish Day School integrates traditional Jewish teachings with solid academics to stimulate and develop young minds in a child-centered environment.

Annapolis Area Christian School, Annapolis
Religious affiliation: Christian
Grades: K-12
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Annapolis Area Christian School offers a Christ-centered, biblically-based education.

Archbishop Spalding High School, Severn
Religious affiliation: Catholic
Grades:
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Archbishop Spalding High School provides a variety of college preparatory courses designed to expand students' thinking and develop the skills necessary to succeed at college level studies. The school was founded in 1963.

Ascension Lutheran School, Landover Hills
Religious affiliation: Lutheran
Grades: K-8
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Ascension Lutheran School combines traditional Lutheran teachings with solid academics to stimulate and inspire young minds in their formative years. The school was founded in 1952.

Baltimore Actors' Theatre Conservatory, Baltimore
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Grades: PK-12
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Baltimore Actors' Theatre Conservatory is Baltimore's only full time arts school. It was established in 1979.

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Day School, Baltimore
Religious affiliation: Jewish
Grades: N-8
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Day School integrates traditional Jewish teachings with solid academics to stimulate and develop young minds in a child-centered environment.

Baltimore Lutheran School, Towson
Religious affiliation: Lutheran
Grades: 6-12
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Baltimore Lutheran School provides the guidance a Lutheran student needs in the formative years to incorporate the teachings of moral and spiritual values of the Lutheran Church in an intellectual, social and emotional environment.

The Barnesville School, Barnesville
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Grades: PK-8
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: The Barnesville School educates its students academically as well as develops each child to the fullest extent socially, emotionally and spiritually. The school was founded in 1969.

The Barrie School, Silver Spring
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Grades: PK-12
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: In its lower and middle school the Barrie School develops creative thinking, independent learning and problem-solving skills according to the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori. The upper school features a college prep curriculum.

The Beddow Schools, Fort Washington and Waldorf
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Grades: N-12
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: The Beddow Schools offers an alternative to traditional educational practices with learning based on the principles of Dr. Maria Montessori.

Bishop McNamara High School, Forestville
Religious affiliation: Catholic
Grades: 9-12
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Bishop McNamara High School provides a variety of college preparatory courses designed to expand students' thinking and develop the skills necessary to succeed at college level studies.

Boys' Latin School of Maryland, Baltimore
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Grades: K-12
School Type: Boys, day school
Comments: Boys' Latin School of Maryland gives young men a challenging, education which provides a solid foundation for achievements in later life. The school was founded in 1844.

Bryn Mawr School, Baltimore
College preparatory girls school. K-12.

The Bullis School, Potomac
"An independent, co-educational college preparatory school enrolling students in grades 3 through 12."

Calvert School, Baltimore
"A nondenominational elementary school located just north of the Johns Hopkins University campus in Baltimore, Maryland, provides an excellent day school education to area boys and girls."

Calverton School, Huntingtown
"A private, independent school, grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12, located in Southern Maryland."

The Catholic High School, Baltimore
For sixty years, young women have come to challenge their abilities and to give life to our motto: "Lux tua luceat...Let your light shine."

Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, Rockville
"Dedicated to creating an environment in which students can grow to their fullest potential as responsible and dedicated members of the Jewish people, and of American society." K-12. Coed. Day.

Chesapeake Academy, Arnold
"Provides a nurturing and challenging learning experience, with the highest of academic expectations, keeping in mind each child's specific capabilities and level of development."

Chesapeake Montessori School, Annapolis
"Dedicated to helping children become confident, independent individuals with well-developed powers of reasoning and with enthusiasm for learning."

Christ Episcopal School, Rockville
"Christ Episcopal School, accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS) and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), is an independent co-educational day school. Serving students from preschool to grade eight, the dynamic and challenging academic curriculum builds self confidence, integrity and leadership skills."

Columbia Academy, Columbia
"Columbia Academy's Program (Kindergarten through Eighth Grade) features activities designed to stimulate the student's intellectual development. "

Concord Hill School, Chevy Chase
"Concord Hill School is a coeducational primary school which emphasizes the developmental, as well as, the academic needs of the young child. The school's mission is to give children a firm grasp of fundamental skills, to develop the ideas, compassion and responsibility necessary to function successfully in their communities and to nurture in each child a lifelong love of learning."

Connelly School of the Holy Child, Chevy Chase
"Connelly School of the Holy Child is an independent, Catholic all-girls school for students grades 6 - 12."

The Conservatory, Baltimore
"Maryland's first and only accredited College Preparatory School of Academics and Performing Arts, Grades Pre-One through Twelve, was founded by Helen Grigal in 1979."

The Country School, Easton
"An independent, coeducational K-8 school. It offers a challenging program in a nurturing environment with small classes, individual attention, and outstanding teachers as its hallmarks."

Easton Montessori School, Easton
"Easton Montessori School is a primary level preschool program based on the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. ems, located in Easton, MD, was founded in 1987 by Susan Pugh."

Elvaton Christian Academy, Millersville
Religious affiliation: Christian
Grades: K-8
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Elvaton Christian Academy combines traditional Christian teachings with solid academics to stimulate and inspire young minds in their formative years.

Evergreen School, Wheaton
"An independent, co-educational school for children from 2 1/2 through 6th grade. 10700 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton MD 20902. 301-942-5979."

Fairhaven School, Upper Marlboro
"Sudbury Schools are schools modeled after Sudbury Valley School, founded 31 years ago in Framingham, Massachusetts.  The model has two basic tenets: educational freedom and democratic governance."

Friends Community School, College Park
Religious affiliation: Quaker
Grades: PK-8
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Friends Community School teaches an enriched preparatory curriculum in a community which prizes diversity and self-discipline.

Friends School of Baltimore, Inc., Baltimore
"An independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school. The oldest school in Baltimore, Friends was established in 1784 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)."

Free State Montessori School, Fork
"Our school is located in the beautiful country setting of Fork, MD and is well established with an enrollment of 100 children from ages 18 months to 12."

Garrison Forest School, Owings Mills
"An independent day and boarding college preparatory school for girls with a  coeducational preschool, Garrison Forest School is dedicated to the intellectual, aesthetic, emotional, moral, physical, and spiritual growth of its students."

Georgetown Preparatory School, Bethesda
This profile of Georgetown Preparatory School includes admissions data and other information about the school. Georgetown Preparatory School was founded in 1789.

Gerstell Academy, Finksburg
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Grades: K-12
School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Gerstell Academy was founded in 1996. It operates according to the Gerstell Principles and Attributes. The Upper School offers a college preparatory program.

Gibson Island Country School, Pasadena
"A pre-K-5th grade co-educational day school."

The Gilman School, Baltimore
Boys. Pre-1-12. Day.

Glenelg Country School, Glenelg
"An independent, coeducational, pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade college preparatory day school."

Glenwood Country Day School, Woodbine
PK-3. Coed.

Grace Episcopal Day School, Silver Spring
"Offers challenging academic programs in a supportive and inclusive environment, promoting individual achievement, self-confidence, creativity and responsibility through a structured curriculum and small class sizes."

Green Acres School, Rockville
"A coeducational, progressive school for grades prekindergarten through 8, dedicated to fostering the natural curiosity of students, engaging them actively in the joy of learning and facilitating problem solving."

Gunston Day School, Centreville
"An independent, coeducational, college preparatory school serving students in grades 9 through 12."

The Harbor School, Bethesda
"For more than 25 years, The Harbor School has been offering a creative and challenging learning environment for young children, while seeking to build independent thinkers, cooperative learners, and most importantly, a thoughtful, caring classroom community."

Harford Day School, Bel Air
"Coeducational day school emphasizing academic fundamentals, small classes, nurturing atmosphere."

Holton-Arms School, Bethesda
"Dedicated to the education not only "of the mind but of the soul and spirit."

Holy Trinity Episcopal Day School, Bowie
"As a kindergarten through eighth grade school, Holy Trinity has the capacity to serve 360 students."

Immaculate Conception School, Towson
"A private, parochial school located in Towson, Maryland, the county seat of Baltimore County. Our school has 550 students ranging in age from three year olds through the eighth grade."

Indian Creek School, Crownsville
"Indian Creek is a private day school which provides a warm supportive learning environment for children in Pre-kindergarten through the twelfth grade. The school is located in a suburban area near Annapolis, Maryland. It is non-sectarian and coed. Indian Creek accepts students and hires personnel without regard to race, religion, gender or national origin."

Kent School, Chestertown
"An independent day school located in Kent County just outside of Chestertown, Maryland. Founded in 1967, we serve students in Preschool through Eighth Grade."

The Key School, Annapolis
"An independent, nonsectarian, coeducational, college preparatory, day school located four miles south of downtown Annapolis."

Krieger Schechter Day School, Baltimore
"The mission of the Krieger Schechter Day School is to provide excellent academic programs in Jewish and general studies for students in kindergarten through grade eight."

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