John Carroll School

Located on 72 acres in Bel Air, Maryland, The John Carroll School is the only private, coeducational, Catholic independent high school in northeastern Maryland and the only Catholic school in Maryland approved by the College Board to offer the AP Capstone Diploma.
With an 11:1 student to teacher ratio, students get the personal attention needed to succeed, and with the support of dedicated college counselors, 94% of graduating seniors were admitted to their first-choice college.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 686 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,200
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

John Carroll 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
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1964
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
686 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
John Carroll School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
53%
Average Class Size
19 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
winter & spring dress codes

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition for international students is $22,200.
Admissions Director
Eddie Maynard
Admissions Associate
Laura Ward-Moran

Sports

School Notes

  • Every Patriot Has a Story.
  • At The John Carroll School, each student is known, valued and prepared. From the time they arrive for freshman orientation to the moment they walk confidently across the graduation stage, our students are both nurtured and challenged by our stellar faculty and staff to become the best possible versions of themselves. On the grounds of our beautiful, 72-acre campus, they will receive a world-class education close to home, at the only coeducational, independent Catholic high school in northeastern Maryland.
  • But what really sets John Carroll apart are the stories of each and every Patriotstudents, alumni, parents, faculty and staffthat are written every day, both inside and far beyond the classroom walls. John Carroll provides transformative experiences that not only provide a lifetime of memories, but prepare tomorrow`s leaders today to make a tremendous impact on their communities, and on the world. Start your own business in the Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurial Exploration (FLEX) Program. Build a robot or pilot a drone in the STEAM Academy. Express yourself on the stage in the College Preparatory Dance Program. Explore future careers for your Senior Project or go on a life-changing mission trip. Bond with teammates on the athletic field, or on the Academic team. Whatever your passion, John Carroll has a class or extracurricular activity to help you develop it. We invite you to comevisit and start your Patriot story today.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does John Carroll School cost?
John Carroll School's tuition is approximately $17,200 for private students.
What sports does John Carroll School offer?
John Carroll School offers 23 interscholastic sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter Track and Wrestling. John Carroll School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for most sports offered.
What is John Carroll School's ranking?
John Carroll School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Largest student body and Most sports offered.
When is the application deadline for John Carroll School?
The application deadline for John Carroll School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 686 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,200
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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