The Heights | Quick Facts

Quick Facts


All School

Founded:

  • 1969

Location:

  • Potomac, MD

Religious Affiliation:

  • Opus Dei
    Prelature of the Catholic Church

Grades:

  • 3-12

Student Body:

  • 529

Faculty:

  • 65

School Mascot:

  • Cavalier

School Color:

  • Red

Upper School

Upper School Faculty with Advanced Degrees:

  • Approx. 70%

Upper School Faculty:

  • 43

Upper School Student-Faculty Ratio:

  • 6:1

Upper School Students:

  • 250

Entering Upper School Students of Color:

  • Approx. 50%

Students of Color:

  • Approx. 30%

Varsity Sports:

  • 13

Drama Productions:

  • 3

Concerts:

  • 6

Percentage of Students Playing Sports for The Heights:

  • 90%

Average Upper School Class Size:

  • 16

Average SAT:

  • Critical Reading: 660
  • Math: 639
  • Writing: 647

Average AP and College Level Courses Taken per Student:

  • 4-6

AP 3+ Rate:

  • 83%

2016 AP Scholars:

  • 19

2016 National Merit Scholars and Commended Students:

  • 12

2016 National Latin Exam Scholars:

  • 23

Student Clubs:

  • Approx. 31

Tuition and Aid

Students Receiving Financial Grants and Scholarships:

  • 48%

Total Aid Awarded:

  • $2.6 million

Important Events

Wednesday, Jan. 17th, 2018:
Upper School Application Deadline

Thursday, Jan. 25th, 2018:
Lower and Middle School Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Contact Us

Richard S. Moss, ‘01

Director of Admission
301.365.0227 ext. 112
rmoss@heights.edu

 

Dorothy Reilly
Admissions Coordinator
301.365.0227 ext. 176
dreilly@heights.edu

 

George Martin, ’10
Admissions Associate
301.365.0227 ext. 113
gmartin@heights.edu

 

Connor Breed, ’07
Admissions Associate
301.365.0227 ext. 113
cbreed@heights.edu