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 from underserved neighborhoods in Baltimore.
  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AIMSMDDC (Assoc. of independent Maryland and DC Schools)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1993
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesA June summer camp and July term are considered part of the school year.

Student Body

Total Students114 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St Ignatius Loyola Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(khaki pants, blue buttondown oxford shirt, maroon tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 21 / Apr. 21
Tuition NotesWe are a tuition-free, independent school for boys. Applicants must qualify for the Federal Free and Reduced Meal program.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJames Scott
Endowment Size$15 million


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
SoccerTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • Admission is open to boys entering the 5th grade who are eligible for the Federal Free and Reduced Meal program. Admission applicants must attend an Open House, complete an admissions application, and participate in a 3-week Saturday JumpStart program.

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The average private school tuition in Baltimore, MD is $9,970 for elementary schools and $12,589 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore, MD is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).