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Garrison Forest School

Call: 410-363-1500
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Garrison Forest School

At a glance

Location Owings Mills, MD
Tuition $37,945
Grades PK-12 Students Receiving Aid -
Student Body Girls Total Aid Awarded -
Student/Faculty Ratio 7:1 Endowment $39,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 58%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 650

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 14

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 20*
Average SAT Score (Math) N/R
Average SAT Score (Verbal) N/R
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 14
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?


Region Baltimore MD Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
All Grades PK-12
Boarding Grades 8-12
Grade Divisions Kindergarten
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Girls
Established 1910
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting Other(Urban fringe of Large City)
Campus Size (Acres) 115
Head of School G. Peter O'Neill, Jr.
Endowment $39,000,000


Since 1910, Garrison Forest School has balanced high academic standards with a welcoming atmosphere that empowers girls to realize their full potential and to live lives of purpose. The college preparatory program provides 14 Advanced Placement courses in every discipline and a rich fine and performing arts curricula. Dedicated faculty creates a classroom environment focused on personal achievement and collaboration. Innovations include semester-long lab mentorships through our distinctive Women in Science and Engineering partnership with Johns Hopkins University, school-sponsored options for global service and learning, and 1:1 Tablet PC program for grades 4-12, as well as Upper School Robotics and Animation electives.

Our diverse student body from five countries, seven United States, and across the Baltimore region creates a vibrant regional (five-day), national, and international boarding program. We offer extensive co-curricular options, an active chaperoned weekend activities program, and interscholastic athletics in 14 sports with 44 teams, including nationally ranked riding and polo teams. The 110-acre, park-like campus includes academic, arts, and residential buildings, grass and turf fields, and university-level riding facilities and athletic center.


Full Time Faculty 99
Faculty with doctorate 3
Faculty with masters 66
Student/Faculty ratio 7:1
Average Class Size 14
Special Academic Support Programs
A.P. Courses Offered
Art History
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
English Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
French Language
Latin Literature
Latin: Vergil
Spanish Language
Studio Art
US History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 650
Other (Bahamas)
Majority of students come from Other(Mid-Atlantic)
% of Students of Color 27%
% of International Students 5%


E-mail [email protected]
Web Address
Director of Admission Leslie D. Tinati
Admission Application Apply to Garrison Forest School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 50
Application Deadline(s) Jan
Financial Aid Deadline(s) January 7
Acceptance Rate 58%
Total Applicants 273
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 63%
Admission Tests Accepted
Day Student Tuition $12,745
Boarding Student Tuition $37,945

College Placement Office

Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
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% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

field hockey
other (badminton)
track and field
Recreational Sports
other (squash)
Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
Art Club
Community Service Program




Contact Info

Phone 410-363-1500
Address 300 Garrison Forest Rd - Owings Mills, MD 21117 USA
Email [email protected] 
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