A Catholic,co-educational high school of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, Archbishop Spalding High School offers students a comprehensive college-preparatory program with an outstanding variety of co-curricular activities, visual and performing arts programs, and athletics.
The curriculum includes 27 Advanced Placment courses, International Baccalaureate, Project Lead the Way Engineering, and Aquinas Program for students with unique learning styles.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,296 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,490
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 16
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Archbishop Spalding High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences in the areas of reading and language
Year Founded
1966
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1992

Student Body

Total Students
1,296 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Archbishop Spalding High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
100 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
74%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
27 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
"Pathway to Engineering", American Government - AP, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Environmental Science, AP Environmental Systems and Societies, AP European History, AP Human Geography, AP Language and Composition, AP Latin, AP Literature and Composition, AP MacroEconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Portfolio for 3-D Design, AP Programming in JAVA, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP US History, AP World History, C, Calculus AB - AP, Calculus BC - AP, Engineering Design & Development, Forensic Science, French V, Graphical Imaging & Design, I, IB - Economics, IB - Environmental Systems and Societies, IB - Theory of Knowledge, Introduction to Engineering Design, Physics B - AP, Physics C - AP, Principles of Engineering, Psychology - AP, Spanish - AP, Sports Medicine, Statistics - AP, United States History - AP, World History - AP
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Spring/Fall and Winter uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 16
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Additional fees for books, uniforms, retreat, and Parents\' Association
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Bonnie Klemm
Admissions Associate
Heide Hostelley

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
32 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Academic Bowl Team, Advanced Vocal Ensemble, Art Club, Art Honor Society, Drama, Equestrian Club, French National Honor Society, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Band, Jazz Vocal Ensemble, Key Club, Latin National Honor Society, Math League, Media Production Team, Mock Trial, Model U.N., National Honor Society, Newspaper, Outdoor Adventure Club, Photography Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Sports Management, Student Government Association, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Tri-M Music National Honor Society, Yearbook

Club or Organization:
Diversity Club, Fishing Club& Hunting Club, Green/Recycling Club, Literary Magazine

Arts and Music Programs:
Men's Vocal Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Sailing team

School Notes

  • Archbishop Spalding High School welcomes students from more than 110 Catholic, private, public, and other religious middle schools. Over 99% of Spalding graduates pursue higher education attending all four service academies, Notre Dame, Princeton, Yale, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Wake Forest, Smith, Stanford, Villanova, Berklee, Loyola, Radford, Wake Forest, and many other prestigious colleges and universities. More than 70% of our most recent graduating students were offered more than $34 million in scholarships to college.  Students reside from 10 surrounding counties. 
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Archbishop Spalding High School cost?

Archbishop Spalding High School's tuition is approximately $18,490 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Archbishop Spalding High School?

The acceptance rate of Archbishop Spalding High School is 75%, which is lower than the national average of 81%.

What sports does Archbishop Spalding High School offer?

Archbishop Spalding High School offers 23 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Winter Track and Wrestling. Archbishop Spalding High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for most sports offered.

What is Archbishop Spalding High School's ranking?

Archbishop Spalding High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.

When is the application deadline for Archbishop Spalding High School?

The application deadline for Archbishop Spalding High School is Dec. 16.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,296 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,490
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 16
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Anne Arundel County, MD is $11,971 for elementary schools and $17,101 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Anne Arundel County, MD is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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