Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

School Description:

As a Catholic learning community in the tradition of the Xaverian Brothers, Our Lady of Good Counsel prepares students of diverse learning abilities for the challenges of life by providing programs that advance academic excellence and service to others; foster spiritual, emotional, and social growth; promote inclusion of all community members; and embody the values of humility, trust, zeal, compassion, and simplicity upon which the school is founded.

At A Glance:

Oldest IB Diploma program of any private school in MD. Programs in: Advanced Placement (20 classes); STEM (4 year); Ryken Studies for students with diagnosed learning differences; international travel; retreats and service (4 year); 45 teams in 24 sports; performing arts in state-of-the-art theater.

Principal Name:
Dr. Paul Barker
Montgomery County
School Type:
School Level:
High School
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Language Classes Offered:
  • American Sign Language
  • French
  • Latin
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Spanish
Sports Offered:
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Dance Team
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming/Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling
Arts Programs Offered:
  • Choir
  • Concert Band
  • Dance
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Marching Band
  • Orchestra
  • Visual Arts
AP Classes Offered:
  • AP Studio Art: 2-D Design
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Comparative Government and Politics
  • AP European History
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Psychology
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based
  • AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based
  • AP French Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture
IB Classes Offered:
  • Language A: Language and Literature
  • Language B
  • Economics
  • Global Politics
  • History
  • Information Technology in a Global Society
  • Psychology
  • World Religions
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Sports
  • Exercise and Health Science
  • Mathematical Studies (SL)
  • Mathematics (SL)
  • Mathematics (HL)
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
17301 Old Vic Boulevard, Olney, MD 20832
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