Founded more than 50 years ago, The Calverton School is a private, coeducational, college preparatory and boarding school with a history of academic excellence. Locatedone hour southeast of the nation’s capital, small classes, a variety of activities and the prestigious International Baccalaureate program give domestic and international high school students an unparalleled educational experience.
The beautiful, 153-acre campus has modern facilities including state-of-the art tools in every classroom, a new housing village for boarders, a sports complex with a new turffield (adding to the numerous field and courts), along with a contemporary arts and science center with a bright atrium used as a gallery for students’ works. There are sciencelabs, a library with a reading room, and a theater/auditorium. What’s more, Calverton School provides classrooms with iPads or laptops, and is the only independent school in Southern Maryland to provide campus-wide WiFi to integrate technology into learning.
SPORTS AND ARTS
The goal of the school’s athletics is for every player to reach their full potential—learning to compete, lead and display good sportsmanship. Students in the upper school have the opportunity to choose from numerous arts electives—from basic to advanced levels— to sharpen their aesthetic sensibilities. The school also has a partnership with Major League Soccer team D.C. United, who hosts a Residential ID Camp on the Calverton campus during the summer.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
In 2017, The Calverton School was named 15th Most Diverse Private High Schools in Maryland.
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
The new Global Housing Village is a home to both domestic and international students in grades 9-12. Each of the four houses in the Village have full-time houseparents and contain
modern conveniences like WiFi, a theater, exercise rooms and entertainment areas. Dormitories are set amid a serene wooded area that provides the perfect environment
for enjoying outdoor nature trails and forest streams.
Each of the four houses in the Residential Village has a full time house-parent to tend to the needs of each residential student. Houses contain modern conveniences such as wireless internet, a theater room, entertainment areas, exercise rooms, and more. The One World Residential Village is surrounded by a beautiful wooded area that provides a safe and serene environment for the students to enjoy the fresh outdoor nature trails and forest streams.
The small town of Huntingtown is found about one hour south east of Washington, DC.