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 Nonsectarians
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.: 30%
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 St. Louis School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookfield Christian School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Louis School (3.7 miles away)
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