The Salisbury School

At Salisbury School, we believe strongly that the skills and good habits necessary for intellectual and social growth are best learned at an early age.
Toward that end, a caring, talented, and responsive faculty strives to foster a lifelong love of learning in each child.
Students experience a carefully structured curriculum that stresses academic excellence and respect for each child's growth and learning patterns.
They work in an atmosphere of trust, cooperation, and mutual respect.
Our Upper School division extends this tradition of excellence into the high school years.
A demanding college preparatory curriculum and the use of a notebook computer by all students build a firm foundation for the challenges of higher education.
At Salisbury School, students find academic challenge, high expectations, individual attention, and boundless opportunities to be involved in their education.
They work to master academic skills such as the ability to think clearly and the means to communicate ideas.
Of equal importance, they develop self-confidence, a feeling of self-worth, and a sense of community.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Salisbury School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
378 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
The Salisbury School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
Advanced Courses
2D- Art, 3D - Art, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Music Theory, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, US History
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tailored Tuition available
Admissions Director
Gail Carozza


Total Sports Offered
7 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Culture Club, Green Club, Key Club, Literary Magazine, Mock Trial Team, Model UN, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Student Government Association, Tri M Music Honor Society, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Concert Band, Concert Choir, Musical

School Notes

  • The Salisbury School engages each student in a demanding college preparatory education based on rigorous academics, experiential learning while uncovering the maximum intellectual, physical, and artistic potential of each student. Starting with development of a life long love of learning in primary grades and ending with advanced placement curriculum in Upper School, graduating students are prepared for the highest levels of academic pursuit and are ready to lead a well-rounded life of purpose and creativity. This experience is conducted in an innovative environment that values independent thinking, community responsibility, a strong sense of inner discipline, the ability to embrace life`s challenges with confidence, and a willingness to explore cultural differences with an open mind.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are The Salisbury School often compared to?
The Salisbury Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Salisbury Christian School by visitors of our site.
What sports does The Salisbury School offer?
The Salisbury School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming and Tennis.
What is The Salisbury School's ranking?
The Salisbury School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for The Salisbury School?
The application deadline for The Salisbury School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
Our family has attended The Salisbury School for over 14 years now. Yes, it is a family experience! Each student is allowed to individually grow into independent, compassionate, global citizens with the ability to learn anything and think for themselves. The faculty and staff help each student to find their own path and prepare for life after graduation- whether that is STEM or the arts- every subject is important at TSS.
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My children have attended TSS for over 10 years, and I could not be more satisfied! The Lower School is an idyllic place of learning centered around the best school library I have ever seen. The students develop a love of learning in a fun, safe and supportive environment with terrific teachers. The academics in the Middle and Upper Schools are very rigorous, but the teachers truly give great individual attention to each student. The Upper School at TSS is not only "college prep", but it is a college-like experience that really prepares students to excel in college and beyond. There are multiple teachers that have been great mentors to my children. The environment of the school is conducive to learning (take a tour while school is in session a truly amazing place). The students also learn great life and social skills such as how to communicate with adults, public speaking, and how to treat others. I am absolutely convinced that the tuition at TSS is the best INVESTMENT I have ever made.
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My family has attended this school for 11 years. We love the individual attention, caring teachers and all the opportunities offered for hands-on learning. The family atmosphere makes the school feel like home! You have to visit the school to experience it for yourself!
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The Salisbury School has a 100% college acceptance rate and 100% of its students attend college. Its challenging academic curricula allows students the opportunity to take advanced courses that may not otherwise be offered in other schools. It is culturally diverse and celebrates the diversity of its students. Many of the faculty possess advanced degrees, quite a few possess PhD's. The students are respectful, supportive, and friendly to each other.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Maryland is $13,613 for elementary schools and $17,888 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maryland is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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