Head: Milo Gralnick

Grade: 3-5 years old

Tuition: $3,000

Open House: Nov. 12

7530 Maryland Ave., 727-8423,

Our school is state licensed and NAEYCaccredited program and engages children ages 3 to 5 in a respectful, creative, imaginative and playful way of learning. We work together to moti vate children to think creatively and critically. Through a variety of learning styles, explorations and the arts, we lay the foundation for a lifetime of learning.


Head: The Rev. Michael Brunner, O.S.B.

Grade: Seventh-12th grade

Tuition: $18,500

Open House: Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m.

500 S. Mason Road, 434-3690,

As a faith-centered, Catholic, independent day school for boys, we offer a strong college-preparatory program. Operated by the Benedictine Monks of Saint Louis Abbey, we are supported by the highest percentage of religious teaching faculty in the area. We seek to ground young men in knowledge and practice of the Roman Catholic faith.


Head: Pat Shipley

Grade: Age 4-sixth grade

Tuition: $16,250

Open House: Nov. 12, 9-11:30 a.m.

12660 Conway Road,

By using our guidewords—kindness, honesty, respect and responsibility—we nurture character development, leadership skills and an excellence in academics and instruction. We are celebrating our 94th year of educating young children. A small teacher/student ratio of eight-to-one and a strong partnership with parents leads to academically wellprepared graduates who are thoughtful, conscientious, motivated and self-confident.


Head: Ruth Greathouse

Grade: Sixth-12th grade

Tuition: $21,995

Open House: Nov. 6, 1 p.m.

175 S. Mason Road,

Our rigorous core curriculum and varied electives have been expanded this year with the addition of teacher-guided online learning, providing students the opportunity to pursue their specialized interests in language, science and mathematics. The challenging, student-centered approach to academics, arts and athletics produces well-rounded, healthy children.