St. Timothy's School

8400 Greenspring Avenue
Stevenson, MD 21153
St. Timothy's School Photo #1 - Completed in 2012, Dixon Hall is our state-of-the-art academic building. The technology-rich facility features the Taft Lecture Hall, the Coleman World Languages and Cultures Center, and a Center for Learning and Teaching.
St. Timothy's School Photo #1 - Completed in 2012, Dixon Hall is our state-of-the-art academic building. The technology-rich facility features the Taft Lecture Hall, the Coleman World Languages and Cultures Center, and a Center for Learning and Teaching.
St. Timothy's School Photo #2 - The Redlands Farm at St. Timothy's School is designed to serve as an on-site sustainable farming operation dedicated to growing produce for the campus dining program and supporting experiential learning opportunities for students.
St. Timothy's School Photo #3 - The Commons is equal parts living room and dining room. The newest building on campus, the Commons is a gathering space that houses the dining hall and the new Redlands Cafe.
St. Timothy's School Photo #4 - Dedicated in 2012, the Grass Family Turf Field is a FIFA II/quality synthetic field with 100% organic infill. It is the home field for St. Timothy's field hockey, lacrosse, and soccer teams.
St. Timothy's School Photo #5 - A St. Timothy's education reflects the increasingly globalized, interconnected society in which we live, giving students a world perspective in mathematics, the sciences, social sciences, languages, literature, technology and the arts.
St. Timothy's School Photo #6 - The Brownie-Spider basketball court, built in 2012, is the site of the annual Brownie-Spider basketball game, a beloved tradition that dates back more than 120 years.
St. Timothy's School Photo #7 - St. Timothy's Dance program offers students the opportunity to explore and continue their progress in a variety of dance techniques, from ballet to tap to modern, regardless of skill level.
St. Timothy's School Photo #8 - At St. Timothy's, art is fundamental to your student experience as a form of communication, as a form of creative expression, and as a way to help you better understand yourself and the world around you.
St. Timothy's School Photo #9 - St. Timothy`s School choir, the "Moongates," sings a wide variety of literature, including folk, classical, and multicultural. The Moongates perform in Chapel each week, as well as at Convocation, Commencement, our annual holiday concert - Lessons and Carols - and other events both on and off campus.
St. Timothy's School is a private, all-girls boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 located in Stevenson, MD, offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (DP) and Middle Years Program (MYP). St. Timothy's girls develop the habits of mind that make them fearless in their pursuit of knowledge and become independent problem solvers.
The International Baccalaureate Diploma program is valued and recognized by the nation's best and most interesting colleges and universities and beyond. And on a campus named by Architectural Digest as among the nation`s 50 most beautiful private high schools, day and boarding students share the resources of a true 24/7 living and learning community.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $69,900
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $39,900
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Timothy's School ranks among the top 10 schools with < 200 students (out of 91 schools) for:

School History

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
St. Timothy's School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12, PG
School Type
ADD/ADHD Support
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
Campus Size
145 acres
126 acres

Student Body

175 students
320 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Offers Post-Grad Year

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Classroom Dress Code
Average Class Size
12 students
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
Number of IB Courses Offered
ESL Courses Offered
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program Offered

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included May stay overnight up to 6 nights per year)
% Students on Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships Offered

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Feb. 15 / rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
Director of Admissions
Linda Cohen
Associate Director of Admissions
Caroline Eagleton



Total Extracurricular Organizations
Peer Tutoring

Club or Organization:
Baltimore Girls School Leadership Coalition, Black Awareness Club (BAC), Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT), Choir, College Counseling, Environmental Club, Equestrian Club, Five Arts Club, Future Alumni Leadership, Girl Up, Global Issues Network (GIN), Hand Bell Choir, Interfaith Club, International Club, Model United Nations, Moongates, Prefects (Student Leaders), Social Services Club, Speech and Drama, STEM Club, Student Ambassadors, Theory of Knowledge, Unity Club, Winterim, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
IB Theater Program, IB Visual Arts, International Festival, Lessons and Carols Holiday Program, Makers Space, Music Appreciation, Private Music Study Options, Theater Productions (3x)

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Brownie-Spider, Farming and Agriculture, Health and Wellness, Service Learning

College Matriculation

10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • The school's residential structure enables faculty to support students in their personal, social, and intellectual development. Boarding and day students as well as our parents, alumnae, and friends appreciate the individual attention, the community atmosphere, the spiritual richness, and the high standards that characterize the St. Timothy's experience.
  • The academic program fosters excellence in all disciplines within the liberal arts tradition.  Faculty members guide students in mastering skills, acquiring knowledge, and thinking critically, creatively and independently. The School strives to help girls achieve their potential not only intellectually, but also artistically, athletically, and morally, so that they may lead responsible and fulfilling lives.
  • St. Timothy's School is committed to establishing a community that encourages people of diverse backgrounds and beliefs to understand and respect one another and to be sensitive to differences. In its programs, the School seeks to promote a balance of leadership, cooperation, and service, together with a deeper awareness of the global community and the natural world. Each member of our tight-knit community students, faculty, and staff alike has special talents and gifts that help fulfill the mission of the School.
  • Through the school`s signature program, Winterim, students engage in opportunities to apply their knowledge and love of inquiry in some of the world's leading organizations, such as the World Bank, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Botanical Gardens, and the Museum of Modern Art.
  • St. Timothy's School accreditations: NAIS, AIMS, IB MYP, IB World School, NAES, TABS, NCGS
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Liz Claiborne - fashion designer
    • Edie Sedgwick - Socialite, actress, model, and 'It' girl of 1965
    • Mary Pillsbury Lord - Former U.S. delegate to the United Nations General Assembly
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Timothy's School cost?
St. Timothy's School's tuition is approximately $69,900 for boarding students and $39,900 for day students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Timothy's School?
The acceptance rate of St. Timothy's School is 50%, which is lower than the boarding school average of 60%. St. Timothy's School's acceptance rate is ranked as one of the top boarding schools with low acceptance rates.
Who are famous alumni from St. Timothy's School?
St. Timothy's School famous alumni include: Liz Claiborne, Edie Sedgwick and Mary Pillsbury Lord.
What sports does St. Timothy's School offer?
St. Timothy's School offers 17 interscholastic sports: Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Riding, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is St. Timothy's School's ranking?
St. Timothy's School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for High percent faculty with advanced degrees, Low acceptance rates, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Timothy's School?
The application deadline for St. Timothy's School is Feb. 15 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 15 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Class of 2017
Muhlenberg College
The school has a large body of international students and teachers. This brings many different perspectives under one roof. When certain types of questions were asked, girls showed their true colors. It was a good. . .

Class of 2015
Fordham University
St. Timothy's has so many special and unique traditions that really help to unite the student body. Everybody gets involved and comes together as a community and it connects everyone as a family, which is. . .
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $69,900
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $39,900
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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