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Founded

The Heights School was founded in 1969, and is currently located in Potomac, MD.

Religious Affiliation

Opus Dei

Prelature of the Catholic Church

Grades

3-12

Student Body

540

Faculty

65

School Mascot

Cavalier

School Color

Red

Upper School

Upper School Faculty with Advanced Degrees

Approximately 65%

Upper School Faculty

43

Upper School Student Faculty Ratio

6:1

Upper School Students

240

Varsity Sports

13

Drama Productions

3

Concerts

6

Percentage of Students Playing Sports for The Heights

90%

Average Upper School Class Size

16

Median SAT in 2019

  • Evidence-based Reading and Writing: 675
  • Mathematics: 690

Average AP and College Level Courses Taken per Student

4-6

AP 3+ Rate

87%

2017 AP Scholars

47

2019 National Merit Finalists

3

2019 National Latin Gold and Silver Medal Scholars

49

Student Clubs

Approx. 32

Tuition and Aid

Students Receiving Financial Grants and Scholarships

49%

Total Aid Awarded

$2.8 million

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Contact the Admissions Office


Director of Admissions and Outreach
  • Rich Moss
  • 301.365.0227 ext. 112
  • rmoss@heights.edu
Admissions Coordinator
  • Dorothy Reilly
  • 301.365.0227 ext. 176
  • dreilly@heights.edu
Associate Director of Admissions
  • Connor Breed
  • 301.365.0227 ext. 113
  • cbreed@heights.edu
Associate Director of Outreach, Web Development
  • George Martin
  • 301.365.0227 ext. 220
  • gmartin@heights.edu