Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School

17301 Old Vic Boulevard,
Olney, MD, 20832
     Tel: (240)283-3235
Grades: 9 - 12 | 1200 students
At Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, we believe the loving, good person - even alone - can make a difference in today's world.
Through a comprehensive approach to learning, Good Counsel High School educates the whole person.
Within our halls, students will find not only top-notch academics, but also a broad range of athletics, arts, and service opportunities.
As a Xaverian Catholic learning community, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School is committed to preparing students with diverse learning abilities for the challenges of life by providing programs and activities that advance academic excellence and service to others; foster spiritual, emotional, and social growth; promote inclusion of all community members; and embody the Xaverian values of humility, trust, zeal, compassion, and simplicity upon which the school is founded.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Xaverian Brothers School Sponsorship
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1958
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2002

Student Body

Total Students 1200 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 22 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 13
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,050
Tuition Notes Includes daily lunches and fees for most books.
Admissions Director Kevin Collins
Admissions Associate Emmy McNamara

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
RugbySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,
Wrestling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sandy Spring Friends School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oakdale Christian Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sandy Spring Friends School (1.1 miles away)
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  • OlneyOakdale Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    3425 Emory Church Rd
    OlneyMD20832
    (301)774-5369
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    1 mi | 12 students | Gr. K                      
  • Sandy SpringSandy Spring Friends School
      (Friends)
    16923 Norwood Road
    Sandy SpringMD20860
    (301)774-7455
      (Friends)
    1.1 mi | 542 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • OlneyThe Julia Brown Montessori Schools
    Montessori School
    3400 Queen Mary Dr
    OlneyMD20832
    (301)774-5700
    Montessori School
    1.2 mi | 148 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • Sandy SpringEchelon Academy
    Special Education School
    900 Olney Sandy Spring Rd
    Sandy SpringMD20860
    (301)570-0999
    Special Education School
    1.2 mi | 5 students | Gr. 4-9                      
  • OlneySt. John's Episcopal School
      (Episcopal)
    3427 Olney Laytonsville Road
    OlneyMD20832
    (301)774-6804
      (Episcopal)
    1.4 mi | 160 students | Gr. NS-8                      

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