Oldfields School

 
1500 Glencoe Rd - Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152 USA (410) 472-4800 http://www.OldfieldsSchool.org
Day School | Boarding School | 5-Day Boarding School

History

Oldfields School-- Founded in 1867 by Anna Austen McCulloch, Oldfields continues to reflect her desire to provide young women with the opportunity to make the most of their academic and personal potential. The goal of Oldfields is to provide a family-like environment in which students can best develop intellectually, ethically, and socially. As a school, Oldfields has a rich history of retaining its core values and traditions. The values of mutual respect, kindness, integrity, curiosity, and social responsibility have been and continue to be central to our educational program. Encouraging and guiding each girl towards the realization of her individual potential remains our fundamental approach to learning both within and beyond the classroom.

Overview

Region
Baltimore MD Area
Program Emphasis
5-Day Boarding School
Boarding School
Day School
All Grades 8-12, PG
Boarding Grades 8-12, PG
Grade Divisions
Post Graduate
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Girls
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Rural
Campus Size (Acres) 130 acres
Head of School Dr. Parnell Hagerman
Endowment $12 million

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.OldfieldsSchool.org
Director of Admission Tom Faxon
Admission Application Apply to Oldfields School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount $50 (domestic)/$125 (international) USD
Application Deadline(s) February 1, then rolling admission on a space available basis
Financial Aid Deadline(s) February 1
Financial Aid Awarded $1,200,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 23%
Admission Tests Accepted
ISEE
Other (WISC SLEP)
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $28,500.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition $44,700.00
Boarding Student Tuition $46,500.00
International Student Tuition $46,500.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 180
Girls 180
Boarding Students 80%
Day Students 20%
International
China
Jamaica
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Other (Bahamas)
Rwanda
UK
United States
Alabama
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Dist. of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Illinois
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Majority of students come from Other(Middle Atlantic)
% of Students of Color 21%
% of International Students 13%

Academics

Full Time Faculty 30
Part Time Faculty 1
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 67%
Student/Faculty ratio 5:1
Average Class Size 8
Special Academic Support Programs
ADD/ADHD
Learning Differences
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Art
Biology
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Creative Writing
Dance
Drama
Driver Education
Electives
English
English Literature
Environmental Science
European History
French
Geography
Geometry
Health
History
Human Development
Mathematics
Other (Forensics)
Photography
Physics
Pre-calculus
Psychology
Science
Spanish
Statistics
Studio Art
World History
A.P. Courses Offered
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
European History
French Language
French Literature
Physics B
Physics C
Spanish Language
Spanish Literature
Statistics
Studio Art
US Government & Politics
US History
World History

College Placement Office

Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations http://www.oldfieldsschool.org/page.cfm?p=984
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
basketball
cross-country
equestrian
field hockey
lacrosse
other (Badmiton)
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball
Recreational Sports
dance
equestrian
fitness
golf
yoga
Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
African American Club
Asian Club
Community Service Program
Dance Club
Dorm Proctors
Drama Club
Honor Council
Judiciary Board
Literary Magazine
Model UN
Peer Tutoring
Recycling Club
Student Government
Student Publications
Tour Guides
Yearbook

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  • Financial Aid Deadline(s): February 1
  • Financial Aid Awarded: $1,200,000
  • % of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 23%

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