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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 114 students
  • Acceptance rate: 45%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 21 / Apr. 21

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1993
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
A June summer camp and July term are considered part of the school year.

Student Body

Total Students
114 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
St. Ignatius Loyola Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
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. 21 / Apr. 21
Tuition Notes
We are a tuition-free, independent school for boys. Applicants must qualify for the Federal Free and Reduced Meal program.
Acceptance Rate
45%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
James Scott
Endowment Size
$15 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 114 students
  • Acceptance rate: 45%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 21 / Apr. 21

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Baltimore, MD is $10,212 for elementary schools and $13,776 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore, MD is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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