Archbishop Spalding High School

8080 New Cut Rd, Severn, MD 21144

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Archbishop Spalding High School Archbishop Spalding High School

Spalding offers a broad selection of Advanced Placement, honors and college preparatory courses. Extensive music and fine arts options are part of the curriculum, as is an engineering program. The school's Aquinas Program, available for an additional fee, serves college-bound students with varying information processing skills in the areas of reading and language. Students accumulate 60 hours of required community service during their four years.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Preparatory
Grade RangeDay — Coed Grades 9-12
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address8080 New Cut Rd, Severn, MD 21144
Year Established1966
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic

Tuition & Financial Aid

Day Tuition$13,500; estimated extras $500
Merit Scholarships Awarded48
Value of Merit Scholarships$216,000
Need-Based Scholarships Awarded308
Value of Need-Based Scholarships$1,600,000

Academics & Athletics

Academic CalendarQuarter
Supplemental InstructionLearning Differences, Review, Tutoring
Advanced Placement CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, Latin, Macroeconomics, Physics B, Physics C, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art, US Government & Politics, US History
Accredited ByMSA
Interscholastic Boys' & Girls' SportsBasketball, Cross-country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball
Interscholastic Boys' SportsBaseball, Football, Rugby, Wrestling
Interscholastic Girls' SportsCheerleading, Field Hockey, Softball

Graduate Placement

Graduate Reference Year2012
Graduates Attending College/Nonpublic Secondary School287
Most Common Graduate DestinationsU of MD-Col Park, Towson, Salisbury, PA St, VA Polytech, U of DE


Applications DueJanuary
Application Fee$100
New Students315
Percentage of Applicants Accepted54
Percent Admitted Who Choose to Enroll (Yield)89
Tests Used for AdmissionHSPT


AdministratorKathleen K. Mahar
Administrator's TitlePresident
In Office Since2011
Administrator's CredentialsMA, George Washington Univ
Co-AdministratorLewis R. Van Wambeke
Co-Administrator's TitlePrincipal
Co-Administrator's CredentialsMA, College of Notre Dame of Maryland
Director(s) of AdmissionsThomas E. Miller, Director of Admissions

Enrollment & Faculty

Total Enrollment1,200
Day Students1,200
Secondary Enrollment (Grades 9-PG)1,200
Student Body EthnicityWhite 85%, Latino 3%, African-American 8%, Native American 1%, Asian 3%
Average Class Size21
Student-Faculty Ratio13:1
Dress CodeUniform
Teaching Faculty90
Faculty with Advanced Degrees (%)63
Male Teaching Faculty41
Female Teaching Faculty49
Faculty EthnicityWhite 90%, Latino 4%, African-American 5%, Asian 1%

Campus & Endowment

Campus Acreage52
Buildings on Campus4
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