The Avalon School

Tel: (301)963-8022
Grades: K-12 | 176 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

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 176 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade The Avalon School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, English, European History, Latin, Spanish Language, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Literature, 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 $8,000 (K-Grade 2); $12,750 (Grades 3-5); $14,2500 (Grades 6-8); $15,000 (Grades 9-12).
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Admissions Director Caleb Glaser

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, SwimmingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoccerSwimming,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Actors Guild, Chess, Soup Kitchen at St. Martin of Tours, Student Newspaper Actors Guild, Chess, Soup Kitchen at St. Martin of Tours,
Student Newspaper,

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.
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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, MD is $12,521 for elementary schools and $22,739 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Montgomery County, MD is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).