St. Ignatius Loyola Academy

Established in 1993, St. Ignatius Loyola Academy is a tuition-free, independent Jesuit Catholic school servings boys in grades 5-8.
We seek a diverse student body of young men who are motivated to work hard and are open to character development and personal growth.
Over the school's history, 98% of our graduates have earned a high school diploma and 88% have immediately enrolled in college or other post-secondary education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 120 students
  • Acceptance rate: 71%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 23 / Apr. 24 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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St. Ignatius Loyola Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1993
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
120 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
St. Ignatius Loyola Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
khaki pants, blue buttondown oxford shirt, maroon tie

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 23 / Apr. 24 / rolling
Tuition Notes
We are a tuition-free, independent school for boys. Applicants must provide income eligibility information. All families contribute an annual Activity Fee.
Summer Program Cost Notes
A June summer camp and July term are considered part of the school year.
% on Financial Aid
99%
Acceptance Rate
71%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
James Scott
Endowment Size
$18 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Academy Ambassadors, First Lego League Robotics, Stem Club, Student Government Association

Arts and Music Programs:
Music Composition

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Sports

School Notes

  • Admission is open to boys entering the 5th grade who meet our income eligibility requirements (available on website). Admission applicants must attend an Open House, complete an admissions application, participate in a 1-day Saturday JumpStart program, and be interviewed.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Larry Owens '04 - Larry Owens is an American comedian, actor, writer, and singer. He received a Lucille Lortel Award and a Drama Desk Award for his leading performance in the off-Broadway musical A Strange Loop. Owens has acted on television shows including Search Party, High Maintenance, Modern Love, and Abbott Elementary.
    • Chris Nelson '00 - Emmy-winning Journalist for his coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombing while working for NBC News. Chris is currently the Director of Talent Relations and Recruitment for News Nation.
    • Tariq Al-Sabir '07 - Music Composer, Director and Producer.
    • Kyle S. Taylor '97 - Author and journalist
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of St. Ignatius Loyola Academy?
The acceptance rate of St. Ignatius Loyola Academy is 71%, which is lower than the national average of 82%.
Who are famous alumni from St. Ignatius Loyola Academy?
St. Ignatius Loyola Academy famous alumni include: Larry Owens '04, Chris Nelson '00, Tariq Al-Sabir '07 and Kyle S. Taylor '97.
Does St. Ignatius Loyola Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, St. Ignatius Loyola Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does St. Ignatius Loyola Academy offer?
St. Ignatius Loyola Academy offers 10 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.
When is the application deadline for St. Ignatius Loyola Academy?
The application deadline for St. Ignatius Loyola Academy is Feb. 23 / Apr. 24 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 23 / Apr. 24 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 120 students
  • Acceptance rate: 71%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 23 / Apr. 24 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Baltimore, MD is $11,482 for elementary schools and $16,740 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore, MD is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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