compiled by Emily Hollwedel and Kym Byrnes


A listing of area private schools.

Carroll Christian Schools

550 Baltimore Blvd., Westminster
410-876-3838 •
Ages Served: 2 years-12th grade
Tuition: $6,850-8,500
Academic Focus: Faith-based, college prep, leadership

Carroll Lutheran School

1738 Old Taneytown Rd., Westminster
410-848-1050 •
Ages Served: K-8th grade
Tuition: Approximately $8,150
Academic Focus: Exceptional education formed in faith

Gerstell Academy

2500 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg
410-861-3000 •
Ages Served: Pre-K (age 4) and kindergarten-12th grades
Tuition: $15,000-27,600
Academic Focus: College preparatory, leadership, non-sectarian, values-based education

Montessori School of Westminster

1055 Montessori Dr., Westminster
410-848-6283 •
Ages Served: 2 years-8th grade
Tuition: $5,225-13,850
Academic Focus: Environmental education with a focus on the outdoors

North Carroll Community School

401 Stone Rd., Westminster
410-386-0655 •
Ages Served: Preschool-8th grade
Tuition: Preschool $9,250; grades K-5th $11,150; Grades 6th-8th $12,375
Academic Focus: Hands-on differentiated instruction focusing on rigorous academics and character building.

St. John Catholic School

45 Monroe St., Westminster
410-848-7455 •
Ages Served: Pre-K (age 3)-8th grades
Tuition: $7,365
Academic Focus: Faith-based STEM, technology-enriched programs.

St. Stephen’s Classical Christian Academy

2275 Liberty Rd., Eldersburg
410-795-1249 •
Ages Served: 4 years old (junior kindergarten)-8th grade
Tuition: $6,300 (does not include registration, curriculum, and other fees)
Academic Focus: Classical style: grammar and logic stages.

Springdale Preparatory School

1000 Green Valley Rd., New Windsor
443-671-0072 •
Ages Served: 6-12th grades
Enrollment Options: Day (middle and high school), 5-Day Boarding, and 7-Day Boarding and International Boarding
Tuition: Day student rate, $12,680; Five-day boarding school rate: $47,500; Seven-day boarding school rate: $52,500; international boarding, $65,000
Academic Focus: Co-educational, multicultural boarding and day school.

The Legacy School

115 Terrapin Rd., Sykesville
Ages Served: Ages 6-14
Tuition: $29,325.66
Academic Focus: Students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences.

Note: This list of area private schools is for informational purposes and is not considered a referral or recommendation. Every effort was made to include a complete listing of the private schools in Carroll County. Schools that responded by the publication deadline were included. For more information about enrollment or openings, please contact the school directly.