Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School

17301 Old Vic Boulevard
Olney, MD 20832
Tel: (240)283-3235
Grades: 9-12 | 1200 students
Our Lady of Good Counsel High School
Our Lady of Good Counsel High School
At Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, we believe the loving, good person - even alone - can make a difference in today's world. Through a comprehensive approach to learning, Good Counsel High School educates the whole person.  We inspire our students to excel, serve and love.
Within our halls, students will find not only top-notch academics, but also a broad range of athletics, arts, and service opportunities.
As a Xaverian Catholic learning community, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School is committed to preparing students with diverse learning abilities for the challenges of life by providing programs and activities that advance academic excellence and service to others; foster spiritual, emotional, and social growth; promote inclusion of all community members; and embody the Xaverian values of humility, trust, zeal, compassion, and simplicity upon which the school is founded.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Xaverian Brothers School Sponsorship
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Documented Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1958
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1993, 2002

Student Body

Total Students 1200 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 9
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,675
Tuition Notes Includes daily lunch and fees for most books.
Admissions Director Kevin Collins
Admissions Associate Emmy McNamara


Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingField Hockey,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,
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