Glenelg Country School

12793 Folly Quarter Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042-0217
Tel: (410)531-8600
Grades: NS - 12 | 752 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 Nursery/Preschool - 12
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students 752 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 46%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Glenelg Country School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP Latin, AP Macro Economics, AP Micro Economics, AP Physics: Mechanics, AP Spanish, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: 2D, AP Studio Art: 3D, AP Studio Art: Drawing
Average SAT score 1846
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 $26,870
Tuition Notes Tuition rate given is for grades 9-12 for 2015-2016; tuition is lower for age 2 - grade 8.
% on Financial Aid 40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,000
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. 30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Anime/Graphic Novels, Battle of the Books, Black Awareness Club, Chorus, Common Ground, Community Service, Dance Fitness Club, Debate/Seminar, DragonTV, Drama, Environmental Club, Food and Culture Club, Garden Club, Instrumental Music, International Club, It's Academic, Knitting Club, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Mock Trial, Newspaper Club, Photography Club, Robotics, Robotics, Rocketry, School Council, Sign Language Club, Ski and Snowboard Club, Spirit Club, Yearbook Chorus, Common Ground, Debate/Seminar, DragonTV, Drama, Garden Club, It's Academic, Knitting Club, Math Club, Mock Trial, Newspaper Club, Robotics, Robotics, Rocketry, School Council, Spirit Club, Yearbook, Anime/Graphic Novels,
Battle of the Books,
Black Awareness Club,
Community Service,
Dance Fitness Club,
Environmental Club,
Food and Culture Club,
Instrumental Music,
International Club,
Literary Magazine,
Photography Club,
Sign Language Club,
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 Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clarksville
    Brookfield Christian School
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 151 students
    3.3 miles
    6347 Ten Oaks Rd
    Clarksville, MD 21029
    (410)531-9443
    3.3PK-KG
    151
  • Clarksville
     St. Louis School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 471 students
    3.5 miles
    12500 Clarksville Pike
    Clarksville, MD 21029
    (410)531-6664
    3.5PK-8
    471
  • Marriottsville
    Grades: 6-12 | 405 students
    4.5 miles
    2600 Marriottsville Rd
    Marriottsville, MD 21104
    (410)442-5888
    4.56-12
    405
  • Columbia
    Grades: K-2 | 66 students
    4.9 miles
    5890 Cedar Ln
    Columbia, MD 21044
    (410)730-5234
    4.9K-2
    66
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-1 | 80 students
    5 miles
    10508 Marble Faun Ln
    Columbia, MD 21044
    (410)772-8353
    5PK-1
    80

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