Glenelg Country School

12793 Folly Quarter Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042


Karen K. Wootton
Director of Admission

Founded in 1954, Glenelg Country School is an independent, coeducational, nonsectarian, college preparatory day school for students in Pre-K3 through Grade 12.

With a total enrollment of 800, the school is housed in four self-contained academic buildings:

Primary School (PK3 – Gr. 1), Lower School (Gr. 2 – Gr. 5), Middle School (Gr. 6 – Gr. 8) and Upper School (Gr. 9 – Gr. 12).

Following the country day school model of academic excellence, healthy living and strong community, Glenelg Country School employs innovation and experience to inspire and educate our students.

Our student to faculty ratio is 7:1 and the average class size is 16. Situated on 87 acres of rolling fields and woodlands in Howard County, our campus includes a performing arts center, two gymnasiums, four athletic fields, one baseball field, five tennis courts, an outdoor classroom and an outdoor amphitheater.

Glenelg Country School offers a vast and challenging academic curriculum, outstanding fine and performing arts programs, and interscholastic athletics in Middle and Upper School. Additionally, we offer extended day hours and summer programs.

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