The Calverton School

300 Calverton School Rd
Huntingtown, MD 20639
Fostering a culture of respect, high expectations, and shared experiences, The Calverton School instills in students intellectual curiosity, personal responsibility, and a strong work ethic to prepare them for higher education and responsible citizenship in a democratic and global community.
Definition of Terms
 | 2020 School Data
The Calverton SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)8-12, PG5-12
Grades Offered (Day)Pre-K-12, PGPre-K-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19671907
Campus Size152 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment286 students302 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score1245* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormalCasual
Average Class Size12 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Student : Teacher Ratio1:77:1
Number of IB Courses Offered24-
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
% Students on Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Associate Director of AdmissionsBeth Lennon, Heidi Merryman

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered1016
SportsCheering, Cross Country Running, Fencing, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball

College Matriculation

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

School Notes

  • The Calverton School, founded in 1967, is an independent college preparatory school serving students from early childhood through Grade 12. Calverton prides itself on providing a challenging college-preparatory program in an environment that promotes honesty, tolerance, respect, and responsibility. Small class sizes and excellent student-to-teacher ratios ensure that each student is challenged in every aspect of school endeavor. Our small school size provides each student the opportunity to contribute to the larger community and helps to create an inclusive school that celebrates diversity and helps each student reach his or her potential. The school provides students with experiences of diversity and welcomes students of all races, socioeconomic backgrounds and beliefs. The Calverton School, steeped in a solid academic tradition, educates students to have the independence of judgment, personal freedom, and strength of character so that they can become leaders with broad intellectual horizons.
  • The Calverton School accreditations: National Association of Independent Schools, AIMS- Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools

Profile last updated: 01/05/2021

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