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Fast Facts
2016-2017

St. Paul’s School for Girls was founded in 1959

27 active & voting members on the Board of Trustees

93 Shared families with St. Paul’s

Serving Grades 5-12


415 students are currently enrolled.
147 Middle School students.
267 Upper School Students.
81 new students from 49 schools.

Tuition


Middle School: $26,160

Upper School: $27,635

Financial Aid Awarded: 35%

Religious Affiliation


Catholic: 40.3%

Episcopal: 10.2%

Christian: 8.6%

Jewish: 5.9%

Baptist: 4.8%

Methodist: 3.8%

Presbyterian: 3.8%

Luteran: 3.2%

Protestant: 1.6%

Muslim: 0.58%

Private/non-affiliated: 8.6%

Percentage of students from underrepresented groups: 28.33%

*Racial, ethnic, and international populations that are disproportionately lower in number relative to the general school population.

Mission


St. Paul’s School for Girls educates hearts and minds in an inclusive community that is grounded in the Episcopal values of respect, integrity, and spiritual growth. We empower voice, nurture intellectual curiosity and creativity, and inspire confident leaders who serve in the world.

Faculty


Number of Faculty: 63

Faculty with advanced degree: 76%

Average class size: 14

Student to faculty ratio: 7:1

Sampling of Academic Signature Programs


  • Scholars Program

  • Online School for Girls

  • Writing Workship

  • Senior Projects

  • Leadership Development

  • Learning Services

  • STEAM

  • Grade 5 & 6 Humanities Program

  • Grade 7 & 8 Electives

AP Program


# of AP Offerings: 17*

AP Scholars: 10

AP Scholars with Honor: 13

AP Scholars with Distinction: 12

National AP Scholars: 1

Total number of AP exams taken: 183

Number of students tested: 107

% of students who scored 4-5: 62%

% of students who scored 3+: 82%

* Through SPSG and the Online School for Girls (OSG)

Core Values

Respect, Integrity, Spiritual Growth, and Creativity

Class of 2016 Success


65 graduates.
17 Sandbox Kids.*
83% took an AP course.
14 members of the Cum Laude Society.
249 acceptances at 122 colleges and universities.
66% received scholarships and honors.
7,529 hours of community service earned.

* Students who have been with the St. Paul’s Schools for 12 or more years

Real World Experience


100% of SPSG students spend time in professional settings prior to graduation.
10+ opportunities for career mentorship.
10+ community and corporate partners.
12 local industry visits.

World Languages Offered


  • Chinese

  • French

  • German

  • Japanese

  • Spanish

# of...


Upper School service hours required: 60

Religious studies classes required: 4

Classrooms: 51

Years being a BYOD* School: 7

Years being a Green School: 9

* "Bring Your Own Device"

Athletic Teams


# of Athletic Teams: 38


Fall: Cross Country (V, MS), Field Hockey (V, JV, MS A), Soccer (V, JV, MS A, MS B), Tennis (V, JV), Volleyball (V, JV, MS A, MS B)
Winter: Basketball (V, JV, MS A, MS B, MS C, MS C-White), Ice Hockey, Winter Soccer (MS), Indoor Soccer (V), Squash (V), Swimming (V), Indoor Track & Field (V)
Spring: Badminton (V, JV), Golf (V), Lacrosse (V, JV, MS A, MS B, MS C), Softball (V, MS A), Track & Field (V)

Accreditation


St. Paul’s School for Girls is accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools (AIMS), and the Maryland State Board of Education. Our school holds membership with the National Association of Independent Schools, National Coalition of Girls Schools, National Association of Episcopal Schools, Mid Atlantic Episcopal School Association, the Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, National Business Officers Association, and The College Board. SPSG is also a consortium member of the Online School for Girls.

ST. PAUL'S SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
11232 Falls Road
P.O. Box 8000
Brooklandville, Maryland 21022
TEL: 410-823-6323
FAX: 410-828-7238
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