Maryvale Preparatory School

  • Maryvale is a Catholic, independent school for girls in grades six through 12.
  • Affiliated with the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Maryvale combines tradition with the latest trends in technology and education to offer an invaluable 21st century, college preparatory learning experience.
  • With a 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio, Maryvale gives every girl the skills and confidence to learn, lead and succeed throughout the school day...and throughout life.
  • From AP classes and social justice programs to athletics and arts, students have immense opportunity to develop lifelong talents and friendships.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-based Learning Differences
Year Founded1945
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses21 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, French Language & Culture, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics C - Electricity and Magnetism, Physics C - Mechanics, Physics I, Spanish Language & Culture, Statistics, Studio Art - 2D Design, Studio Art - Drawing, United States Government & Politics, United States History, World History
Average SAT score1230
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 14
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,300
Admissions DirectorSheryl Piron
Admissions AssociateNicole Muffoletto

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBadmintonBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
Indoor SoccerLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.29 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Book Club, Dead Language Society, Environmental Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Grey Towers Newspaper, It's Academic, Lions at Sea Sailing Club, Middle School Geography Club, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Music/Performance Club, National Honor Society, National Honor Society for French and Spanish, National Junior Honor Society, National Math Honor Society, Representation of Animal Rights (R.O.A.R.), SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), Social Justice Coalition (SoJuCo), Student Council, Student Diversity Club, Students for Climate Justice, The Lion's Tale Newspaper

Arts and Music Programs:
Dance Troupe, Drama, Instrumental Band, Liturgical Choir, Mixed Choir, National Art Honor Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Athletic Association

School Notes

  • Maryvale is a Catholic, independent school for girls in grades six through 12. Affiliated with the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Maryvale combines tradition with the latest trends in technology and education to offer an invaluable 21st century, college preparatory learning experience. With an 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio, Maryvale gives every girl the skills and confidence to learn, lead and succeed throughout the school day...and throughout life. From AP classes and social justice programs to athletics and arts, students have immense opportunity to develop lifelong talents and friendships. 
  • The Leadership Institute at Maryvale provides girls with the academic training, real life examples and immense opportunity to develop exemplary leadership skills that will catapult them ahead in college, career and life. Under the umbrella of this signature program, every student receives a variety of leadership training during each academic year. Through a Middle School course, Upper School electives, regular lessons in Advisory, guest speakers, field trips to local companies such as McCormick and Under Armour and all-school assemblies, the Institute offers leadership skill development at every phase of a Maryvale student`s journey. 
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Towson
     Notre Dame Preparatory School
    All-girls  | Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 799 students
    5.8 miles
    815 Hampton Lane
    Towson, MD 21286
    (410)825-6202
    5.8 6-12
    799
  • Pikesville
    Grades: PK-12 | 814 students
    2.4 miles
    2425 Old Court Road
    Pikesville, MD 21208
    (410)339-7070
    2.4 PK-12
    814
  • Owings Mills
    Grades: NS-12 | 548 students
    4.1 miles
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings Mills, MD 21117
    (410)559-3111
    4.1 NS-12
    548
  • Owings Mills
    Grades: PK-12 | 1340 students
    6.1 miles
    8600 Mcdonogh Rd
    Owings Mills, MD 21117
    (410)581-4711
    6.1 PK-12
    1340
  • Baltimore
    Grades: PK-12 | 767 students
    10.4 miles
    109 W Melrose Ave
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410)323-8800
    10.4 PK-12
    767

School Reviews

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Maryvale has an incredible history and has always offered excellence in its educational programs. Students have individual options as well as a strong base of required subjects. It genuinely prepares alumnae to become successful life-long learners. Maryvale is, by far, the best private school option in the Baltimore area!
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