Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School

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  • At Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, we believe the loving, good person - even alone - can make a difference in today's world. Through a comprehensive approach to learning, Good Counsel High School educates the whole person. We inspire our students to excel, serve and love.
  • Within our halls, students will find not only top-notch academics, but also a broad range of athletics, arts, and service opportunities.
  • As a Xaverian Catholic learning community, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School is committed to preparing students with diverse learning abilities for the challenges of life by providing programs and activities that advance academic excellence and service to others; foster spiritual, emotional, and social growth; promote inclusion of all community members; and embody the Xaverian values of humility, trust, zeal, compassion, and simplicity upon which the school is founded.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Xaverian Brothers School Sponsorship
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDocumented Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1958
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1993, 2002

Student Body

Total Students1200 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses20 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 7
Yearly Tuition Cost$23,070
Tuition NotesIncludes daily lunch and fees for most books.
Admissions DirectorMaria Nichols
Admissions AssociateJohn McNulla

Sports

Total Sports Offered20 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingEquestrian,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseRugby,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Olney
    Grades: NS-12 | 293 students
    1.8 miles
    16227 Batchellors Forest Road
    Olney, MD 20832
    (240)390-0429
    1.8 NS-12
    293
  • Kensington
    Academy Of The Holy Cross
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 493 students
    7.8 miles
    4920 Strathmore Ave
    Kensington, MD 20895
    (301)942-2100
    7.8 9-12
    493
  • Laurel
    Grades: 9-12 | 441 students
    9.4 miles
    113 St Mary's Place
    Laurel, MD 20707
    (301)725-3228
    9.4 9-12
    441
  • Washington
    Grades: 9-12 | 1130 students
    12.3 miles
    2607 Military Road NW, Chevy Chase
    Washington, DC 20015
    (202)363-2316
    12.3 9-12
    1130
  • Bethesda
    Grades: NS-12 | 744 students
    9.8 miles
    9101 Rockville Pike
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (301)657-4322
    9.8 NS-12
    744

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