Elizabeth Seton High School

5715 Emerson Street,
Bladensburg, MD, 20710-0207
Tel: (301)864-4532
Grades: 9 - 12 | 570 students
Nestled on a 24 acre campus in Bladensburg, MD, Elizabeth Seton High School was founded in 1959 by the Daughters of Charity as a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women.  The school enrolls 645 diverse students in grades 9-12.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 570 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 65%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 19 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1600
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 5
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,850
Tuition Notes Books and uniforms are purchased separately.
Admissions Director Melissa Davey '99
Admissions Associate Maddy Muldoon '08

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports BasketballCheeringCrewCross CountryDance
EquestrianField HockeyLacrosseSoccerSoftball
SwimmingTennisTrack and FieldVolleyballWinter Track
BasketballCheering,
CrewCross Country,
DanceEquestrian,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ambassadors Club, Art Club, Dance Team, Drama Club, Ecology Club, Equestrian Club, Gospel Choir, International Club, Literary Club, Marian Service Club, Math Club, National Honor Society (NHS), Newspaper, Onyx Club, Pax Christi, Peer Mediators, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), Scholars, Seton Decorators, Step Team, StudentGovernment, Time Travelers, Yearbook Art Club, Dance Team, Drama Club, Ecology Club, Gospel Choir, Literary Club, Math Club, Newspaper, Onyx Club, Pax Christi, Peer Mediators, Scholars, Step Team, Time Travelers, Yearbook, Ambassadors Club,
Equestrian Club,
International Club,
Marian Service Club,
National Honor Society (NHS),
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions),
Seton Decorators,
StudentGovernment,

School Notes:

  • The mission of Elizabeth Seton High School is to educate young women in the Spirit of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Vincent de Paul, stressing Catholic values, academic excellence and service to those in need.

    Elizabeth Seton High School provides a challenging college preparatory program for all young women who seek a community that celebrates diversity and creativity, fosters moral, spiritual, academic and physical growth, and promotes the Gospel values through service to others.

    Elizabeth Seton was named one of ten private schools of distinction by The Washington Post.

  • Profile last updated: 02/25/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Hope Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seed Learning Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Hope Academy (1.1 miles away)
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