A nationally recognized Blue Ribbon Catholic school for boys and girls in Pre-K 3 through eighth grade. With an impressive 7:1 student-to-teacher ratio, St. Bart`s is able to offer a highly individualized and rigorous educational experience for all learners.
Graduates consistently place into the top 2 Catholic high schools of choice, many receiving merit-based scholarships and awards.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 168 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,600
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

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

Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
High and Low Incidence Disabilities including ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Down Syndrome
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011

Student Body

Total Students
168 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
St. Bartholomew Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
(Uniforms Required.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Apply for tuition support through the Archdiocese of Washington or Maryland's BOOST program. Parish and school grants available to families who qualify.
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Neda Ghassabeh
Admissions Associate
Jacqueline Edmunds



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Academic Challenge Team, Altar Servers, Ambassadors Club, Lego Club, Newspaper Club, Robotics classes, Safety Patrols

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Instruction, Drama Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
CYO Sports, 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, academics or faith formation, 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 mindful, 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 Bethesda campus.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 168 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,600
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling

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