St. Bartholomew Catholic School

  • St. Bartholomew Catholic School is a nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School serving children in Pre-K through eighth grade. Scholarship, faith, leadership, and sportsmanship are the tenets of a St. Bart's education and guide all that we do as we prepare students to succeed in the area's top Catholic high schools. 175 students representing various ethnic, religious, and social backgrounds
  • 20 optional student activities (sports, academic enrichment, music, performing arts)
  • Monthly service learning projects enhance faith formation and our committment to serving others.
  • 10 Home & School Association sponsored events per year fosters community and communication
  • Rigorous academic curriculum following the standards of the Archdiocese of Washington and the Maryland State Department of Education.
  • Interactive white boards, WiFi connected campus, and new Chromebooks enrich the learning experience in every classroom.
  • Full time reading and learning specialists, plus counseling programs support every child's unique academic, social, and emotional needs.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning differences
Year Founded1963
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011

Student Body

Total Students172 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 33%
Students by GradeSt. Bartholomew Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / Jun. 30
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,700
Tuition NotesParish subsidized and multiple child scholarships available.
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Admissions DirectorNeda Ghassabeh
Admissions AssociateJacqueline Edmunds


Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFlag Football,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Challenge Team, Altar Servers, Ambassadors Club, Band Instruction, CYO Sports, Drama Club, Lego Club, Newspaper Club, Robotics classes, Rock Band, Safety Patrols, Xcel Fitness & Youth Sports Altar Servers, CYO Sports, Drama Club, Lego Club, Newspaper Club, Rock Band, Safety Patrols, Academic Challenge Team,
Ambassadors Club,
Band Instruction,
Robotics classes,
Xcel Fitness & Youth Sports,

School Notes

  • St. Bartholomew Catholic School has been developing life-long leaders grounded in faith, critical thinking, and service to others since 1963.    We celebrate the individualism of each child in a nurturing community with a well-rounded program providing opportunities for every child to succeed and to lead.
  • Whether your child is passionate about the arts, athletics, technology, aademics or faith, he or she will be given the tools to discover his or her unique God given gifts and will become confident, caring, young adults at the time of matriculation.  
  • We believe a strong partnership between school and family is essential for the success of every child and are committed to communication, participation, and collaboration.  We provide a safe and loving environment where your child will experience a challenging, standards-based academic curriculum while learning to become inspired Catholics and responsible citizens. 
  • If the tenets of a St. Bart's education-- scholarship, faith, leadership, and sportsmanship-- resonate with you, we invite you to tour our vibrant campus and to connect with our esteemed faculty.
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