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 (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,265 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,950
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
1,265 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
Archbishop Spalding High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
22 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
(Spring/Fall and Winter uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Additional fees for books, uniforms, retreat, and Parents' Association
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Bonnie Klemm
Admissions Associate
Heide Hostelley



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
32 extracurriculars
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. 
Profile last updated: 05/20/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,265 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,950
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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