Top 20 Best Maryland Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 54 blue ribbon private schools serving 21,518 students in Maryland.
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Maryland include Notre Dame Preparatory School, Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School and Holy Redeemer Catholic School.
The average tuition cost is $11,604, which is lower than the Maryland private school average tuition cost of $14,338.
91% of blue ribbon private schools in Maryland are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Ranked Maryland Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Students
Year
Notre Dame Preparatory School
Notre Dame Preparatory School Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
815 Hampton Lane
Towson, MD 21286
(410) 825-6202
823 students
Year: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School Photo
(Catholic)
(17)
4801 Ilchester Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 744-4251
215 students
Year: 2016
Archbishop Spalding High School
Archbishop Spalding High School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
8080 New Cut Road
Severn, MD 21144
(410) 969-9105
1,296 students
Year: 1992
Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School
Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
3300 Old Court Road
Pikesville, MD 21208
(410) 486-1905
1,048 students
Year: 2001
Charles E Smith Jewish Day School
Charles E Smith Jewish Day School Photo - CESJDS offers 12 different sports with 39 teams competing at middle school, junior varsity and varsity levels.
(Jewish)
(8)
1901 E Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-1400
884 students
Year: 2020
Concord Hill School
Concord Hill School Photo - Delighting in childhood and celebrating the many firsts that occur during the early years!
(6)
6050 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 654-2626
120 students
Year: 1994
Harford Day School
Harford Day School Photo
(1)
715 Moores Mill Rd
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 838-4848
305 students
Year: 2018
Holy Redeemer Catholic School
Holy Redeemer Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
9715 Summit Ave.
Kensington, MD 20895
(301) 942-3701
432 students
Year: 2009
Immaculate Conception School
Immaculate Conception School Photo
(Catholic)
(11)
112 Ware Ave
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 427-4801
608 students
Year: 2014
10960 Grantchester Way
Columbia, MD 21044
(888) 260-4159
889 students
Year: n/a
Little Flower School
(Catholic)
5601 Massachusetts Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 320-3273
248 students
Year: 2008, 2017
Mary Of Nazareth School
(Catholic)
(5)
14131 Seneca Road
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 869-0940
473 students
Year: 2011
Mount Airy Christian Academy
Mount Airy Christian Academy Photo - Meet high standards in curriculum, course offerings, teacher training and certification, and staffing.
(Christian)
16700 Old Frederick Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(410) 489-4321
299 students
Year: n/a
17301 Old Vic Boulevard
Olney, MD 20832
(240) 283-3302
1,256 students
Year: 1993, 2002
Our Lady Of Lourdes School
Our Lady Of Lourdes School Photo - Pre-School students learn Art in their classrooms.
(Catholic)
(2)
7500 Pearl Street
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 654-5376
210 students
Year: 2015
Resurrection St. Paul School
Resurrection St. Paul School Photo
(Catholic)
(3)
3155 Paulskirk Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 461-9111
505 students
Year: 2009
St. Andrew Apostle School
(Catholic)
(1)
11602 Kemp Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20902
(301) 649-3555
417 students
Year: 2007
St. Augustine School
St. Augustine School Photo
(Catholic)
5990 Old Washington Road
Elkridge, MD 21075
(410) 796-3040
264 students
Year: 2012
St. Bartholomew Catholic School
St. Bartholomew Catholic School Photo - St. Bartholomew students are deeply rooted in faith and service.
(Catholic)
6900 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 229-5586
181 students
Year: 2011
St. Bernadette School
(Catholic)
(3)
80 University Blvd E
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(301) 593-5611
325 students
Year: 2003
St. Jane De Chantal School
(Catholic)
(1)
9525 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 530-1221
407 students
Year: 2011
13311 Long Green Pike
Hydes, MD 21082
(410) 592-9585
178 students
Year: 2017
St. John Regional Catholic School
St. John Regional Catholic School Photo - Pre-K Playground
(Catholic)
(36)
8414 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702
(301) 662-6722
513 students
Year: 2017
St. John The Baptist School
St. John The Baptist School Photo - St. John the Baptist Catholic School is located on New Hampshire Avenue, but the campus is set back against woods, rolling hills, and a field.
(Catholic)
(3)
12319 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(301) 622-3076
262 students
Year: 2010
St. John The Evangelist School
(Catholic)
10201 Woodland Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20902
(301) 681-7656
189 students
Year: 2013
St. John The Evangelist School
St. John The Evangelist School Photo
(Catholic)
(5)
669 Ritchie Highway
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 647-2283
413 students
Year: 2008
St. John's Continuation School
St. John's Continuation School Photo - St. John's School
(Catholic)
43900 Saint Johns Road
Hollywood, MD 20636
(301) 373-2142
225 students
Year: 2017
St. Joseph School Cockeysville
St. Joseph School Cockeysville Photo
(Catholic)
(9)
105 Church Ln
Cockeysville, MD 21030
(410) 683-0600
368 students
Year: 2013
St. Joseph School-Fullerton
St. Joseph School-Fullerton Photo - St. Joseph School - Fullerton School Building
(Catholic)
(5)
8416 Belair Road
Nottingham, MD 21236
(410) 256-8026
562 students
Year: 2016
St. Louis School
St. Louis School Photo
(Catholic)
(6)
12500 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 531-6664
534 students
Year: 2010, 2017
St. Margaret School
St. Margaret School Photo
(Catholic)
205 N Hickory Avenue
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 879-1113
665 students
Year: 2013
St. Mary Catholic School
St. Mary Catholic School Photo - St. Mary Catholic School students extend an open invitation for you to witness a faith-filled education behind these doors.
(Catholic)
(1)
218 W Washington St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 733-1184
191 students
Year: 2017
St. Mary Elementary School
St. Mary Elementary School Photo - St. Mary's Elementary School enjoys a waterfront campus in historic downtown Annapolis, MD
(Catholic)
(3)
111 Duke Of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 990-4135
849 students
Year: 2013
St. Mary's School
St. Mary's School Photo - Discovering DNA with strawberries
(Catholic)
(6)
7207 Annapolis Road
Hyattsville, MD 20784
(301) 577-0031
236 students
Year: n/a
St. Marys High School
St. Marys High School Photo - Campus
(Catholic)
113 Duke Of Gloucester St
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 990-4236
476 students
Year: 2013
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Maryland?
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Maryland include Notre Dame Preparatory School, Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School and Holy Redeemer Catholic School.
How many blue ribbon private schools are located in Maryland?
54 blue ribbon private schools are located in Maryland.
How much do blue ribbon private schools cost in Maryland?
The average tuition cost is $11,604, which is lower than the Maryland private school average tuition cost of $14,338.
How diverse are blue ribbon private schools in Maryland?
Maryland blue ribbon private schools are approximately 23% minority students, which is lower than the Maryland private school average of 38%.
What percentage of blue ribbon private schools are religiously affiliated in Maryland?
91% of blue ribbon private schools in Maryland are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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