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.

  • Location: 52-acre campus, 15 miles north of Washington, DC and 30 miles south of Baltimore, MD
  • Campus: Wireless, 21st-century built facilities with main academic building that houses a library, 10 science and technology labs, a 150 seat chapel, a 660-seat state-of-the-art performing arts center, two gyms and top-notch athletic facilities including a turf field, and multiple playing fields.
  • Enrollment: 1,250 young men and women, grades 9-12
  • Tuition Assistance: We provide approximately $ 2.4 million+ in tuition assistance
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 13/1
  • Average class size: 22
  • Faculty: 75% of faculty have advanced degrees
  • Advanced Placement: 22 courses; 739 AP exams were administered in May 2016
  • International Baccalaureate Program: The oldest IB Diploma program among all Catholic schools in Maryland, DC, and Virginia; 339 IB exams were administered in May 2016
  • College matriculation: 99 percent of graduates go on to 4-year colleges
  • Alumni: 12,016 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 nickname: The Falcons
  • Athletics: About 71 percent of students participate in interscholastics athletics

News & Events

Cheerleaders Win 1st Place
OLGCHS Cheerleaders receive First Place in the Varsity Division at the Maryland Independent Schools Cheerleading Competition on January 20


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