Glenelg Country School

12793 Folly Quarter Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042-0217
     Tel: (410)531-8600
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 808 students
Glenelg Country School is a nonsectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school in Howard County, Maryland.
The School provides a vigorous academic curriculum in addition to strong programs in athletics, the arts, and community service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students 808 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 38%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Glenelg Country School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 170 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1238
Average ACT score 27
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(khaki pants & ties for boys, plaid or khaki skorts, jumpers, or pants for girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $24,900
Tuition Notes Tuition rate given is for grades 9-12 for 2013-2014; tuition is lower for PK - 8.
% on Financial Aid 38%
Average Financial Aid Grant $7,000
Acceptance Rate 70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Karen Wootton
Admissions Associate Jennifer Schiller

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryEquestrian,
Field HockeyGolf,
Ice HockeyIndoor Soccer,
LacrosseSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chorus, Community Service, Drama, Instrumental Music, International Club, It's Academic, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Robotics, Ski and Snowboard Club, Yearbook Chorus, Drama, It's Academic, Math Club, Robotics, Yearbook, Community Service,
Instrumental Music,
International Club,
Literary Magazine,
Ski and Snowboard Club,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chapelgate Christian Academy (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookfield Christian School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Brookfield Christian School (3.3 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ClarksvilleBrookfield Christian School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    6347 Ten Oaks Rd
    ClarksvilleMD 21029
    (410)531-9443
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    3.3 mi | 151 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Clarksville St. Louis School
      (Roman Catholic)
    12500 Clarksville Pike
    ClarksvilleMD 21029
    (410)531-6664
      (Roman Catholic)
    3.5 mi | 471 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MarriottsvilleChapelgate Christian Academy
      (Presbyterian)
    2600 Marriottsville Rd
    MarriottsvilleMD 21104
    (410)442-5888
      (Presbyterian)
    4.5 mi | 405 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • ColumbiaBright Stars Learning Academy
    All-girls  (Non-sectarian)
    5890 Cedar Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)730-5234
    All-girls  (Non-sectarian)
    4.9 mi | 66 students | Gr. K-2                      
  • ColumbiaColumbia Montessori School
    Montessori School
    10508 Marble Faun Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)772-8353
    Montessori School
    5 mi | 80 students | Gr. PK-1                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Facebook Page Essentials
Facebook Page Essentials
Small private schools often feel that they cannot afford to market their schools. Facebook is free. Here is how to use it effectively.
Attributes Which Make Military Schools Special
What are the attributes which make 21st century military schools so special? We find out in this article.
Don't Forget These Admissions Deadlines
Getting into a private school is a time-consuming process. We look at the various deadlines involved.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Howard County, MD is $9,399 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Howard County, MD is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos