St. Mary's County Private School

Find St. Mary's County Maryland private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, and accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools. Private schools provide information on tuition, school rankings, school enrollment, education, curriculum, classes, records, and teacher-student ratios.


Bay Montessori School 20525 Willows Road Lexington Park MD 20653 301-737-2421


Budds Creek Amish Parochial School 28379 Thompson Corner Road Mechanicsville MD 20659

Clover Hill Mennonite Parochial School 24981 Pin Cushion Road Leonardtown MD 20650

Creative Beginnings Preschool 22840 Three Notch Road California MD 20619 301-863-2345

Denton Run Amish Parochial School 28379 Thompson Corner Road Mechanicsville MD 20659

Father Andrew White School 22850 Washington Street Leonardtown MD 20650 301-475-9795

Friendship School 25979 Friendship School Road Mechanicsville MD 20659

Hollywood Umc Christian Preschool 24422 Mervell Dean Road Hollywood MD 20636 301-373-2500

Honey Mac Callum Christian Preschool 23421 Kingston Creek Road California MD 20619 301-863-8600

Leonard Hall Jr Naval Academy 41740 Baldridge Street Leonardtown MD 20650 301-475-8029

Lexington Park Baptist Preschool 46855 South Shangri-La Drive Lexington Park MD 20653 301-862-2552

Little Seedlings Christian Preschool & Kdgn PO Box 2260 Leonardtown MD 20650 301-475-5050

Loveville Mennonite School 25968 Loveville Road Mechanicsville MD 20659 301-475-3084

Meadowview Amish School 28379 Thompson Corner Road Mechanicsville MD 20659

Mechanicsville Mennonite School PO Box 8 Loveville MD 20656 301-475-2358

Mother Catherine Spalding School 38833 Chaptico Road Mechanicsville MD 20659 301-884-3165

Pin Cushion Mennonite School 24981 Pin Cushion Road Leonardtown MD 20650

Ryceville School 10195 Fairhaven Road Mechanicsville MD 20659 301-704-1659

St Johns School 43900 Saint Johns Road Hollywood MD 20636 301-373-2142

St. Mary's Ryken High School 22600 Camp Calvert Road Leonardtown MD 20650 301-475-2814

About St. Mary's County Private Schools

St. Mary's County Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in St. Mary's County, MD. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Maryland Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Maryland State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • St. Mary's County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • St. Mary's County private school curriculum
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  • St. Mary's County private school test scores
St. Mary's County Private School Accreditation

Licensing or registration of Private Schools may be conducted by the Maryland Department of Education. Likewise, teacher certification in St. Mary's County Private Schools may or may not be required depending on the state. Maryland may also regulate the length of the school year, health and safety requirements, transportation, special education, reporting requirements, textbooks, or testing. Private Schools in St. Mary's County maintain substantial autonomy in establishing their own administrative systems, including personnel. Private Schools have the ability to hire and manage St. Mary's County teachers and other school staff outside the confines of education bargaining units.

St. Mary's County Religious Education

St. Mary's County Religious Schools and Parochial Schools are Private Schools that incorporate religion into the curriculum. A Religious School may receive some funding from a religious institution, but the primary source of revenue comes from tuition. In a Parochial School, funding from a religious institution is the primary source of revenue.

Special Education Schools in St. Mary's County, Maryland

St. Mary's County Special Education Schools provide education to students with specialized learning needs. These St. Mary's County schools are equipped and staffed to accommodate students on the autism spectrum or with brain injuries, severe anxiety, and other neurological issues.

Other Types of Private Schools

St. Mary's County Montessori Schools offer educational programming that emphasizes exploration and discovery experiences in the classroom. The classes are often structured to keep students and their teachers together for several years.

Other varieties of St. Mary's County Private Schools include Boarding Schools, Language Immersion Schools, Waldorf Schools, and Military Schools.