The Calverton School

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  • Located approximately 45 minutes east of Washington D.C. and 30 minutes south of Annapolis, Maryland
  • 143 students (grades 9-12); 33% international; average class size 14 students; student/faculty ratio 7:1
  • Coeducational boarding and day school with no religious affiliation
  • Senior Internship required for graduation
  • University placements including Stanford University, New York University among others
  • ESL available

What's special?

One World Residential Village: modern spacious house-style accommodations for international and boarding students

100% including: Barnard College, New York University, Stanford University, University of California - Los Angeles, Wake Forest University

Fast facts

Four seasons with mild winters
Coed 143 (9-12) students
33% international students
14, Student/faculty ratio: 7:1
56 , 59% with advanced degrees
Washington, D.C. (IAD)


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Graduation Requirements:

The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

  • English - 4 credits
  • Social Studies - 3 credits (US History)
  • Mathematics - 3 credits
  • Science- 3 credits
  • World Language - 3 credits
  • Art - 1 credit
  • Physical Education - 1 credit
  • Electives - 5 credits
  • International Baccalaureate courses offered in grades 11 and 12.
  • Senior Internship: All students are required to complete a Senior Internship that consists of an in-depth work experience in a professional setting. Students develop their individual internship project in coordination with their advisors.
Science class

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ACT Scores

Average ACT score: N/A

SAT Scores

Average SAT score: 1599


The Calverton School is accredited by the National Association of Independent Schools International Baccalaureate World School

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Studio Arts, Dance, Film, Guitar, Music, Musical Theater, Photography, Public Speaking, Theater
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  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Campus features

The main part of the campus is set on 24 acres and consists of four major buildings: The Upper and Middle School, the Lower School, the Leitch Memorial Gymnasium and the Bowen-Thomas Science and Art Center. The gymnasium houses a full-size basketball court, and is the venue for many major school-wide activities, assemblies and events. The Art Center contains state of the art science labs for biology, chemistry and physics. This building also includes music and art suites with practice rooms, kiln and pottery rooms, plus a photography lab and darkroom. The focus of the Art Center is the 200-seat theater complex for school and professional theatre companies performances. Adjacent to the core campus is a 125-acre parcel of athletic fields, woodland, farmland, wetlands, and marsh affectionately referred to as The Hundred-Acre Wood. The Cougar Athletic Complex is home to Veterans Field, Alumni Field, and six tennis courts. The Environmental Center is constantly evolving and is used to host environmental activites for study, play and relaxation. Four new (2014) dormitories offering modern spacious house-style dormitories within a 5 minute walk to all campus facilities.

Extracurricular activities

  • Community Service
  • Computer Programming Club
  • Environmental Club
  • Model UN
  • National Honor Society
  • Student Government
French, Spanish

Admissions Requirements



Not required


Dec. 15 Rolling

CEEB 210650

Estimated Costs


ESL is included in tuition
$1,200 New Student Orientation
$1,360 Health Services & Insurance
$250 I-20 fee (year one only)

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