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 those who have already completed the inquiry, please click the apply button to register for upcoming events and continue your application through Veracross.

Admissions Events

  • 8th Grade Invitation to Football Game 11.3.23

  • Application and need-based financial aid (FACTS) application deadline 12.1.23

  • HSPT Exam 12.2.23

  • Interviews 1.6.24

  • Make-Up Interviews 1.20.24

  • Admissions Decisions Mailed 2.22.24

  • Admissions Decisions Emailed 2.23.24

  • Accepted Students Event 3.5.24

  • Freshman Registration 3.8.24

  • Enrolled Student Placement Tests 3.13.24




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

Maria Nichols '04

Executive Director of Enrollment Management

Katie Silk

Jackie Cruz

Jackie Cruz

Executive Assistant of Enrollment Management