Avalon School

200 W. Diamond Avenue,
Gaithersburg, MD, 20877
Tel: (301)963-8022
Grades: K - 12 | 192 students
The Avalon School brings the spirit of adventure and friendship to boys grades three through twelve in an independent day school featuring a challenging liberal arts curriculum.
The school seeks to cultivate in its students a sense of intellectual freedom and personal responsibility; to foster the gifts of faith and culture that are within each boy's reach; and to help them fulfill the deep desire to live a noble life that resides in all men.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 192 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 95%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
Advanced Courses Biology,  Calculus,  English,  European History,  Latin,  Spanish Language, US History  
Average SAT score 1789
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(dress pants, shirt, tie, and sport coat for upper school; shirt and tie for lower and middle school)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,500
Tuition Notes $12,450 (K-Grade 5); $13,950 (Grades 6-8); $14,500 (Grades 9-12).
% on Financial Aid 40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Admissions Director Sam Phillips

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCross CountryFootballSoccerSwimmingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoccerSwimming,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. drama,  newspaper,  jazz band drama,  newspaper,  jazz band, 

School Notes:

  • The Avalon School admits new students on the basis of academic promise and achievement, character, extracurricular activities, and other interests. The Avalon School regards education as a joint venture with parents; a key aspect of the admission process involves ascertaining the parental commitment to the applicant's development, along with the parents' ability and desire to support the goals and ideals of the school.

    The Avalon School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. The Avalon School is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.

  • Profile last updated: 09/03/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Foundation School Of Montgomery County (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Martin Of Tours School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Forbush School At Oakmont Upper School The (1.2 miles away)
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  • Gaithersburg St. Martin Of Tours School
    (Roman Catholic)
    115 S Frederick Ave
    Gaithersburg , MD , 20877
    (301)990-2441
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  261  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Gaithersburg
    Nist Child Care Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    100 Bureau Dr Stop 1915
    Gaithersburg , MD , 20899
    (301)975-2152
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.7  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Gaithersburg
    Forbush School At Oakmont Upper School The
    Special Education School
    610 E Diamond Ave Ste E
    Gaithersburg , MD , 20877
    (301)330-4359
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Gaithersburg
    Gaithersburg Presbyterian Preschool & Kdgn
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    610 S Frederick Avenue
    Gaithersburg , MD , 20877
    (301)977-5787
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    1.2  mi  |  180  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Gaithersburg
    The Foundation School Of Montgomery County
    Special Education School
    220 Girard St
    Gaithersburg , MD , 20877
    (301)740-7807
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  80  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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