The fundamental reason for the existence of Saint Ambrose School is Jesus Christ, Our Lord.
Our school shares with the Church community and with society the responsibility of forming all in the likeness of Christ.
Through our educational mission, we proclaim, witness, and spread the Word of God.
We accomplish our educational mission while providing our students with the opportunity to grow in the faith to which they were initiated at the time of their Baptism. Through knowledge of God, our students come to an understanding of their relationship to the whole People of God and to their individual parish communities.
Through examination of the meaning and implications of Christian commitment and example, our students come to understand their responsibilities to the Church and to society.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 174 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,800
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Jul. 1 / rolling

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St. Ambrose Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1952

Student Body

Total Students
174 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
74%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
St. Ambrose Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
17 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jul. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Non-Catholic Rate $8,800 Practicing Catholic $7,500
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Cheryl Conto
Admissions Associate
Taylor Baker

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Basketball, Choir, Cross Country, CYO Sports - Cheerleading, Distinguished Gentlemen, Drama productions, Gospel Choir, Leading Ladies, Safety Patrols, Student Council, Track, Yearbook, Young Toastmasters

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

School Notes

  • The fundamental reason for the existence of Saint Ambrose School is Jesus Christ, Our Lord. Our school shares with the Church community and with society the responsibility of forming all in the likeness of Christ. Through our educational mission, we proclaim, witness, and spread the Word of God. We accomplish our educational mission while providing our students with the opportunity to grow in the faith to which they were initiated at the time of their Baptism. Through knowledge of God, our students come to an understanding of their relationship to the whole People of God and to their individual parish communities. Through examination of the meaning and implications of Christian commitment and example, our students come to understand their responsibilities to the Church and to society.
Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

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St. Ambrose is an excellent school. My children have thrived while attending. They both have a very strong sense of self and pride about their school. I highly recommend St. Ambrose.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 174 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,800
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Jul. 1 / rolling

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