Become who you want to be at Good Counsel. Our Catholic, private, coeducational community inspires each student to excel, serve, and love in his or her unique way.

Welcome to Good Counsel

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School offers students a supportive environment to grow academically, spiritually and socially. Good Counsel is a place where students can be who they are and become who they want to be. As one of the area’s top college preparatory high schools, Good Counsel challenges our students to become their best selves as members of our inclusive and supportive community.
Our challenging educational model exposes students to new subjects and fields that will spark their desire to learn throughout their high school years and beyond. This model offers students individualized academic experiences that meet their needs and interests.

For more information please fill out the 2022-2023 Admissions Inquiry Form.

Admissions Events

  • 8th Grade Shadow Visits begin 9.12.22 and end on 11.30.22

  • Parent Information Night 9.27.22

  • Sibling & Legacy day 9.23.22

  • Open House 10.23.22

  • Virtual Coffee & Conversations October

  • Campus Tours led by the Parents Association November

  • Application and need-based financial aid (FACTS) application deadline 12.2.22

  • HSPT Exam 12.3.22

  • Interviews 1.7.23

  • Admissions Decisions Mailed 2.16.23

  • Admissions Decisions Emailed 2.17.23

  • Accepted Students Event 3.7.23

  • Freshman Registration 3.10.23

  • Placement Tests 3.15.23

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Good Counsel currently offers several options for bus routes in Montgomery County, Prince George’s County and Howard County; additionally, there is now a Ride-On Bus stop right at the front entrance. Good Counsel also provides the student directory in zip code format for parents interested in arranging car pools.

Meet Our Admissions Staff

Maria Nichols '04

Katie Silk

Jackie Cruz