Springdale Preparatory School

500 Main Street
New Windsor, MD 21776
Tel: 855-405-8600
  • Led by talented educators, our students learn by engaging with real world problems along with peers from many states and countries.
  • Springdale students develop the competence, confidence and drive to share their gifts to build a better world.
  • Springdale Prep inspires and guides thinkers, doers, and problem solvers.

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Springdale Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 7-12, PG 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) 5-12, PG 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 2016 1910
Campus Size 21 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 150 students 300 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:10 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 7 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$48,500 $51,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$18,500 $28,200
Tuition international students $54,500 $47,400
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$41,300 $37,945
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $15,000 $21,500
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsGlenn Singer

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 7 16
CoursesAP Calculus AB, AP Statistics, AP European History, AP United States History, AP Art History, AP Music Theory, AP Studio Art 3D Design


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 8 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

    Our Mission Statement:  Through inquiry and experiential learning, Springdale Preparatory School guides young people to create, think critically, cultivate global literacy, and shape purpose-filled lives.
  • Springdale Preparatory School challenges each student to pursue academic and personal goals. Whether in the classrooms, art studios, residences, athletic fields, student town hall meetings, or weekend activities, SPS`s nurturing community will encourage each learner to embrace every experience as an opportunity for growth and self-awareness while learning to participate responsibly within a diverse community.
  • At Springdale Prep, our student-centered, whole-child program means that students are empowered to be active learning agents rather than passive recipients of knowledge. In each setting, students collaborate with instructors as partners in learning where mutual respect abounds. Lastly, our student-centered 21st century learning program challenges instructors to be a "guide on the side" in lieu of the "sage on the stage" paradigm. We prepare students for life at the university level and beyond. We are as committed to students` social-emotional maturity as we are to their intellectual growth. Students explore their world, create solutions, and connect with others. They discover their unique gifts and feel compelled to share them to build a better world.
  • Springdale Preparatory School`s partnerships with regional colleges and universities permit students to earn college credit or audit college courses to taste on-site college preparation. Our Life Planning curriculum guides students to envision possible transitions to adulthood and strategically prepare for success beyond receipt of their college degrees. Additionally, Springdale Prep`s culture of mindfulness encourages students to take ownership of their daily challenges in a healthy manner.
  • SPS promotes ethical living standards and collaborates with families to cultivate confident, responsible global citizens. Positive promotion of democratic ideals define community living; however, adolescents don`t yet have fully developed frontal lobes. As a result, they may make poor choices. Our conduct code affirms the belief that students, like all human beings, are works of wonder in progress rather than completed entities. Teachers and administrators are coaches, counselors, house parents, advisors, advocates, cheerleaders, and your child's extended family.
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