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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 in Olney, MD opened in 2007 and is located 15 miles north of Washington, DC and 30 miles south of Baltimore.

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 2020-2021 : $25,400 – 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

1436: Average SAT score among top 25% of students

Advanced Placement: 19 courses, 95% 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% of graduates go on to 4-year colleges

Alumni: 13,280 graduates since 1958

Faith: 46% 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: 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 75% of students participate in interscholastics athletics