Archbishop Spalding High School

8080 New Cut Road
Severn, MD 21144-0230
Tel: (410)969-9105
Grades: 9-12 | 1215 students
A Catholic,co-educational high school of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, Archbishop Spalding High School offers students a comprehensive college-preparatory program with an outstanding variety of co-curricular activities, visual and performing arts programs, and athletics.
The curriculum includes 24 Advanced Placment courses, International Baccalaureate, Project Lead the Way Engineering, and Aquinas Program for students with unique learning styles.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Association of Independent Maryland And DC Schools (JAIMS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences in the areas of reading and language
Year Founded 1966
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1992

Student Body

Total Students 1215 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Archbishop Spalding High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
74%
Average Class Size 21 students
Number of AP Courses 24 courses
Advanced Courses "Pathway to Engineering", American Government - AP, AP Art History, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP MacroEconomics, AP Programming in JAVA, Biology - AP, Calculus AB - AP, Calculus BC - AP, Chemistry - AP, Computer Engineering, Computer Science A (Programming in JAVA), Digital Electronics, Engineering Design & Development, Environmental Science - AP, European History - AP, Forensic Science, French V, IB - Economics, IB - Environmental Systems and Societies, IB - Theory of Knowledge, Introduction to Engineering Design, Latin - AP, Physics B - AP, Physics C - AP, Principles of Engineering, Psychology - AP, Spanish - AP, Sports Medicine, Statistics - AP, United States History - AP, World History - AP
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Spring/Fall and Winter uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,950
Tuition Notes Additional fees for books, uniforms, retreat, and Parents' Association
% on Financial Aid
32%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Thomas E. Miller
Admissions Associate Jennifer Poiter

Sports

Total Sports Offered 22 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceEquestrian,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseRugby,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 33 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Bowl Team, Advanced Vocal Ensemble, Alzheimer's awareness, Art Club, Art Honor Society, Diversity Club, Drama, Equestrian Club, Fishing Club& Hunting Club, French National Honor Society, Green/Recycling Club, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Band, Jazz Vocal Ensemble, Key Club, Latin National Honor Society, Literary Magazine, Math League, Media Production Team, Men's Vocal Ensemble, Mock Trial, Model U.N., National Honor Society, Newspaper, Outdoor Adventure Club, Photography Club, Sailing team, Spanish National Honor Society, Sports Management, Student Government Association, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Tri-M Music National Honor Society, Yearbook Art Club, Diversity Club, Drama, Jazz Band, Key Club, Math League, Mock Trial, Model U.N., Newspaper, Sailing team, Yearbook, Academic Bowl Team,
Advanced Vocal Ensemble,
Alzheimer's awareness,
Art Honor Society,
Equestrian Club,
Fishing Club& Hunting Club,
French National Honor Society,
Green/Recycling Club,
Guitar Ensemble,
Jazz Vocal Ensemble,
Latin National Honor Society,
Literary Magazine,
Media Production Team,
Men's Vocal Ensemble,
National Honor Society,
Outdoor Adventure Club,
Photography Club,
Spanish National Honor Society,
Sports Management,
Student Government Association,
Students Against Destructive Decisions,
Tri-M Music National Honor Society,

School Notes

  • Archbishop Spalding High School welcomes students from more than 60 Catholic, private, public, and other religious middle schools. Over 99% of Spalding graduates pursue higher education attending all four service academies, Notre Dame, Princeton, Yale, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Wake Forest, Smith, Stanford, Villanova, Berklee, Loyola, Radford, Wake Forest, and many other prestigious colleges and universities. More than 70% of our most recent graduating students were offered more than $23 million in scholarships to college.
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