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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  • Silver Spring
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    Grades: K-12 | 207 students
    5.3 miles
    11811 Claridge Rd.
    Silver Spring, MD 20902
    (301) 963-8022
    5.3 K-12
    207
  • Potomac
    Grades: K-12 | 837 students
    2.2 miles
    10601 Falls Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301) 983-5711
    2.2 K-12
    837
  • Bethesda
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    Grades: 3-12 | 655 students
    3.2 miles
    6101 Wilson Lane
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301) 320-3200
    3.2 3-12
    655
  • Bethesda
    Grades: PK-12 | 1101 students
    4.4 miles
    5100 Edgemoor Lane
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (202) 537-6900
    4.4 PK-12
    1101
  • Rockville
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    Grades: 9-12 | 496 students
    3 miles
    10900 Rockville Pike
    Rockville, MD 20852
    (301) 214-1215
    3 9-12
    496

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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $10,506 for elementary schools and $16,366 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maryland is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).