The Heights School

The Heights School is a private, independent, preparatory school for boys, grades three to twelve.
The school assists parents in the intellectual, moral, physical, and spiritual education of their sons.
Dedicated teachers impart rigorous academic training in all the major areas of the liberal arts.
Formation in virtue fosters respect for every person, a desire to serve God and others, and an optimistic attitude towards life's challenges.
The school's Christian orientation and spiritual formation are entrusted to Opus Dei, a Personal Prelature of the Catholic Church.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 3-12

Student Body

Total Students536 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade The Heights School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $10,739 for elementary schools and $16,601 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maryland is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).