The Banner School

1730 N Market St,
Frederick, MD, 21701-0217
Tel: (301)695-9320
Grades: PK - 8 | 167 students
The Banner School, Frederick county's oldest, independent, non-sectarian, coed K-8 school has expanded to include preschool (ages 3 and 4/5)beginning in 2008-2009 school year.
The Mission Statement: The Banner School, through its Learning Triangle and its diverse community of learners, provides a nurturing yet challenging environment that motivates students to become responsible citizens who lead by example.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 167 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(traditional style khaki or navy pants and knee length skirts, polo shirts tucked in, dress shoes, belts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,450
Tuition Notes Preschool (full time) through 8th grade tuition. Part time options are available for Preschool. Preschool tuition included before and after care and summer camp for a small summer activity fee.
% on Financial Aid 30%
Acceptance Rate 97%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lauren Webb

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports BasketballSoccerTrack and FieldVolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

  • Students must submit an application and $50 application fee to Admissions. Recommendation forms and transcripts are requested by Admissions. A visit day is scheduled and assessments are given in the student's current grade.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Frederick Adventist School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Taney Avenue KinderCare (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Good Shepherd Nursery-kinderga (1.2 miles away)
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    (301)695-5855
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