At a Glance

A visit to our school will allow you to witness the true essence of Good Counsel; however, these facts and figures will give you a glimpse of the GC experience.


GC Facts
and Figures

Location: 51-acre campus, 15 miles north of Washington, DC and 30 miles south of Baltimore, MD that opened in Olney, MD in 2007

Campus: Wireless, 21st-century built facilities with main academic building that houses a library, 11 science and technology labs, a 150 seat chapel, a 650+-seat state-of-the-art performing arts center, two indoor gyms and top-notch athletic facilities including a new turf field, running track, baseball stadium, and practice fields.

Enrollment: 1,200+ young men and women, grades 9-12

Tuition 2019-2020 : $24,215 – tuition includes lunch and most textbooks

Tuition Assistance: We provide over $ 4 million in tuition assistance

Student/Faculty Ratio: 13/1

Average class size: 19

Faculty: 89% of faculty have advanced degrees

1431: Top 25% average SAT score

Advanced Placement: 18 courses, 91% of AP courses have an average exam score of 3 or higher

International Baccalaureate Program: 33 courses and the oldest IB Diploma program among all Catholic schools in Maryland, DC, and Virginia

STEM: 40 students are accepted into the STEM Program each year

College matriculation: 99 percent of graduates go on to 4-year colleges

Alumni: 12,630 graduates since 1958

Faith: 64 percent of GC students are Catholic; however, all faiths find a home at GC

Technology: 1:1 iPad program; digital citizenship curriculum; wireless campus with student access to more than 200 computer workstations and laptops; every classroom equipped with interactive whiteboards

Co-curricular activities: 90+ percent of students participate in more than 60 clubs and organizations

Service: Campus Ministry offers service and cultural immersion opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally

School mascot: Falcons

Athletics: About 71 percent of students participate in interscholastics athletics