Archbishop Spalding High School

8080 New Cut Road
Severn, MD 21144-0230
Tel: (410)969-9105
Grades: 9-12 | 1210 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)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
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 1210 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
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
Average Class Size 21 students
Number of AP Courses 24 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses "Pathway to Engineering", American Government - AP, AP Art Portfolio, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP MacroEconomics, AP Portfolio for 3-D Design, AP Programming in JAVA, Biology - AP, Calculus AB - AP, Calculus BC - AP, Chemistry - AP, Computer Engineering, Computer Science A (Programming in JAVA), Environmental Science - AP, European History - AP, Forensic Science, French V, 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
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Spring/Fall and Winter uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,950
Tuition Notes Additional fees for books, uniforms, and Parents' Association
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,150
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Thomas E. Miller
Admissions Associate Jennifer Shelsby


Total Sports Offered 21 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, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 37 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Bowl Team, Advanced Vocal Ensemble, Art Club, Art Honor Society, Ballroom Dancing Club, Black Awareness Club, Boys' Chorale, Cancer Awareness Club, Drama, Environmental Awareness Club, Equestrian Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, French National Honor Society, Girls' Chorale, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Band, Jazz Vocal Ensemble, Key Club, Latin National Honor Society, Math League, Media Production Team, Mock Trial, Model U.N., National Honor Society, Newspaper, Outdoor Adventure Club, Photography Club, Renaissance/Classics Club, Sailing, Ski & Snowboarding Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Speech & Debate Team, Sports Management, Student Government Association, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Tri-M Music National Honor Society, Yearbook Art Club, Boys' Chorale, Drama, Girls' Chorale, Jazz Band, Key Club, Math League, Mock Trial, Model U.N., Newspaper, Sailing, Yearbook, Academic Bowl Team,
Advanced Vocal Ensemble,
Art Honor Society,
Ballroom Dancing Club,
Black Awareness Club,
Cancer Awareness Club,
Environmental Awareness Club,
Equestrian Club,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
French National Honor Society,
Guitar Ensemble,
Jazz Vocal Ensemble,
Latin National Honor Society,
Media Production Team,
National Honor Society,
Outdoor Adventure Club,
Photography Club,
Renaissance/Classics Club,
Ski & Snowboarding Club,
Spanish National Honor Society,
Speech & Debate Team,
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.

Profile last updated: 07/22/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Forbush School At Anne Arundel The (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Calvary Chapel Christian Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Pauls Lutheran School (1.5 miles away)
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    Grades: 8-11 | 7 students
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    Millersville, MD 21108
  • Glen Burnie
    St Pauls Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 401 students
    1.5 miles
    308 Oak Manor Dr Ste 1
    Glen Burnie, MD 21061
  • Glen Burnie
    Grades: PK-12 | 246 students
    1.8 miles
    7823 Oakwood Rd
    Glen Burnie, MD 21061
  • Millersville
    Grades: PK-8 | 48 students
    2.7 miles
    8422 Elvaton Road
    Millersville, MD 21108

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