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Gilman School Photo #1 - Gilman's Upper School prepares young men to build the world of tomorrow. Students engage in a timeless and challenging college-preparatory program that emphasizes strong work ethic, critical thinking skills, effective oral and written communication, and lifelong enjoyment of intellectual pursuits.
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Gilman School Photo #1 - Gilman's Upper School prepares young men to build the world of tomorrow. Students engage in a timeless and challenging college-preparatory program that emphasizes strong work ethic, critical thinking skills, effective oral and written communication, and lifelong enjoyment of intellectual pursuits.
Gilman School Photo #2 - Lacrosse is one of the many interscholastic sports offered at Gilman. Gilman firmly believes that participation in athletics forms a vital part of the overall educational experience for all of its students in all grades, K-12.
Gilman School Photo #3 - We strive to instill in our students a sense of adventure in the exploration of the natural world, as well as the scientific literacy and critical thinking skills to prepare them for science courses they will see in college.
Gilman School Photo #4 - The arts program at Gilman encourages boys to explore art through various media, encouraging them, at all ages, to appreciate art, to think creatively, to observe the world around them, and, no matter their artistic skill, to understand how artists create illusions of light, space, and emotion in their work.
Gilman School Photo #5 - Middle School boys leave the Walter Lord Library, named for one of our School`s most accomplished and most loyal alumni, Walter Lord '35, who wrote 12 books, notable among them "A Night to Remember" detailing the last hours of the Titanic.
Gilman School Photo #6 - The strong music program at Gilman opens boys' ears to music, its many genres, nuances, and methods of creation, and gives them a lifelong gift of appreciation.
Gilman School Photo #7 - Gilman`s Early Childhood Program embodies joy, happiness, and excitement. Our lessons promote exploration and discovery and result in a lifelong spirit of inquiry and learning. Here, pre-k students frolic on a field trip to a farm.
Gilman School Photo #8 - All-school convocations and other special events and assemblies are held throughout the year where students, faculty, and staff come together for celebration, festivity, or appreciation.
Gilman School is a diverse community dedicated to educating boys in mind, body, and spirit through particular emphasis upon academic excellence, athletic participation, and aesthetic appreciation. Gilman seeks to produce men of character and integrity who have the skills and ability to make a positive contribution to the communities in which they live and work.
Gilman School's educational philosophy recognizes the critical importance of developing boys in mind, body, and spirit.
Each Gilman boy should experience challenging academics, a vigorous athletic program, a cultivated appreciation of the arts, and significant attention to issues of character and spirit, so that he may realize his full potential and become a contributing member of society.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,040 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $33,200
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15

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Gilman School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1897
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
1,040 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 37%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
167 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
68%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
20 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, French Language, Latin: Vergil, Physics B, Physics C: Mechanics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio, United States History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(varies by school division)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Varies by grade level: Pre-Kindergarten: $17,750; Kindergarten: $23,055; Prep-One through Fifth: $30,275; Sixth through Eighth: $31,000; Ninth through Twelfth: $33,200
% on Financial Aid
24%
Admissions Director
Amy H. Furlong

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
35 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
LS Chess Club, LS Eco-Exporers, LS MakerSpace and MakerLab, LS The Gilman Gazette, MS Board Game Club, MS Comic Book Club, MS Community/Inclusion/Equity (CIE) Council, MS Earth Science Club, MS Fantasy Football Club, MS First Lego League, MS Honor Council, MS Laser Cutter/3D Printing, MS Podcasting Club, MS Quiz Bowl, MS Student Ambassador Club, MS Student Council, US BBQ Club, US Black Student Union, US Business Club, US Debate Club, US Entrepreneurship Club, US Gilman News, US Greyhound TV, US Model U.N., US Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
LS Instrumental Music Lessons, LS Sketch Club, LS Treble T's - Choral Group, MS Art Club, MS Jazz Ensemble, MS Lyricist Lounge, MS Middlemen, US Traveling Men

Recreational Athletic Programs:
LS Soccer Shots, MS Soccer Club
Profile last updated: 11/03/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,040 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $33,200
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15

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