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Oldfields at a Glance
A few fast facts about our independent, all girls day and boarding school
|Founded||In 1867, Anna Austen McCulloch founded Oldfields, giving it the distinction of Maryland’s oldest girl’s boarding school.|
|Student Body||All girls boarding (75%) and day school (25%) for grades 8-12. Average enrollment of 120 students. Diverse population with students from across the United States and an average of 10 foreign countries. International enrollment of 21%.|
|Mission||A mission-driven school, Oldfields combines tradition and innovation while remaining true to its fundamental motto, Courage, Humility, and Largeness of Heart. Focus on ensuring “Each Girl’s Success”.|
|Accreditation & Affiliations||Association of Independent Maryland Schools, Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, National Coalition of Girls Schools, National Association of Independent Schools.|
|Admission Requirements||Application and fee, personal essay, school recommendation form, two teacher recommendations, official transcript, and standardized test results (SSAT, PSAT, ISEE, TOEFL or WISC/Woodcock Johnson).|
|Financial Aid||Approximately 43% of students receive financial aid|
|Faculty||5:1 ratio of students to faculty. Extensive flexibility to tailor each girl’s education to her abilities. Average class size of 8 students. Average tenure of 10+ years. 67% hold advanced degrees.|
|Average Class Size||8|
|Curriculum and Schedule||Approximately 90 courses, including honors courses, advanced placement preparation, special seminars, May Program and art electives. Opportunity for individualized or advanced coursework based on outstanding talents or interests. Students take 6 major subjects per year. Distinctive academic schedule includes 3 courses per day lasting 80 minutes each with 1 hour in between each to allow for enrichment such as clubs, sports, lunch and individual academic support. Intensive immersion in each course into the subject matter is similar to a college experience.|
|Technology||Wi-Fi in all dormitories and academic buildings, Brougher e-Learning Center.|
|Athletics||Ten interscholastic teams, renowned riding program, personal fitness, yoga, dance, and theatre programs.|
|Student Life||Approximately 20 student run clubs. Numerous leadership opportunities involving start of new student organizations.|
|Green Initiatives||EcoWeek activities, and campus-wide recycling program, Oldfields Kitchen and Dining Facility a 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant as awarded by the Green Restaurant Association.|
|College Placement||100% of seniors accepted to colleges and universities (list of colleges)|
|Campus||130 rural acres nestled in the bucolic horse country of North Baltimore County, Maryland. Conveniently located near cultural centers of Washington D.C., New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.|