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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

Academic facilities: 12 science and technology labs, 150 seat chapel, 650+ seat state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center including dance studio, and modern library

Advanced Placement: 19 courses offered, 91% of AP courses have an average exam score of 3 or higher

Alumni: Over 13,000 living alumni

Athletics: About 75% of students participate in interscholastics athletics and competes in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference

Athletic facilities: Two indoor gyms, a new turf field, Olympic running track, baseball stadium with batting cages, five practice fields, two weight rooms, comprehensive athletic training room

Average class size: 20

Cocurricular activities: Students participate in several clubs and organizations

College admissions: 65% received four-year academic scholarship offers totaling $40.15 million (A school record!)

College matriculation: 100% acceptance to a four-year college or university (reported)

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

Faculty: 88% of faculty hold Master's or other advanced degrees

Faith: 53% of GC students are Catholic; however, all faiths find a home at GC

International Baccalaureate Program: Oldest IB Diploma program among all Catholic schools in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia

Location: 51-acre campus in Olney, MD, opened in 2007; located 15 miles north of Washington, D.C., and 30 miles south of Baltimore

Ryken Studies Program: College preparatory program designed for highly motivated students who have been diagnosed with mild learning differences

Service: Service and cultural immersion opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally

STEM Program: Good Counsel has been recognized as a “Distinguished Project Lead the Way School,” a distinction earned by only 2% of qualified schools nationally; 40 students accepted each year

Student/Faculty Ratio: 13/1

Technology: 1:1 iPad program; digital citizenship curriculum; wireless campus with student access to over 100 work stations; every classroom equipped with 3 televisions for Zoom room technology

Tuition 2023-2024: $29,350 – Tuition includes lunch and most textbooks

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