Springdale Preparatory School is a co-educational, boarding school and day school with a diverse student population from the United States and countries all over the world.

A college preparatory school, Springdale offers rigorous academics while equipping all learners with the tools needed to meet all of life’s challenges. Springdale students are pioneers shaping a culture of respect and innovation, challenging themselves and each other, as they develop skills that prepare them for their roles as the world’s future leaders.

Apply now for our New Day-Student Merit Scholarship!
  • Awards new applicant one full year paid day student tuition
  • Must have at least a 3.2 GPA or equivalent to apply
  • Applications accepted until July 31, 2019
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The exchange of ideas prepares your child for living in diverse university communities and becoming a key part of the 21st century workforce.

Why Springdale Prep

You have a choice when considering a boarding school or day school. Here’s why Springdale Preparatory School is the best option for you.

The Springdale philosophy of practice is cutting edge, incorporating best practices and forward-thinking approaches to give students the opportunity to learn, experience, and grow in a comfortable setting that encourages individuality.

Springdale Prep is an innovator, welcoming the pioneering spirit in your student.  Our students play a key role in shaping the future of our academic, athletic and residential programs.

Springdale Prep is globally oriented, attracting students from all over the world. This gives our American students a chance to experience other cultures while, at the same time, teaching our international students about life in the United States. The exchange of ideas prepares your child for living in diverse university communities and becoming a key part of the 21st century workforce.

Find out why Springdale Preparatory School is the choice for the student in your family.

Admissions Criteria

✓ Possess a pioneering and innovative spirit

✓ Interest in learning independence and responsibility

✓ Open to collaborative learning and living

✓ Desire to be an active participant in a close-knit community

✓ Willingness to respect individuality of each Springdale community member

✓ History clear of significant behavioral incidents

Springdale Preparatory School is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.**


*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

**Mission Statement from the IB The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

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Financial Aid

Springdale Preparatory School recognizes that not all students interested in attending our school may be able to afford the full cost of a Springdale education. To assist families in financing a Springdale education, we offer need-based aid, which is awarded to families who demonstrate financial need. Our financial aid program helps to bridge the gap between what a family can afford to pay and the cost of tuition at Springdale.

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2019-20 School Year Tuition:

Day Student (Middle School/High School):
• Carroll County Resident: $9,925
• Non-Resident: $19,250
Five-Day Boarding: $45,675
Seven-Day Boarding: $51,975

Call the admissions office, 443-671-2531, 443-671-2527, or email for questions and assistance with the financial aid application.

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Contact us to learn more about Springdale Preparatory School and our experiential academic program, full life skills curriculum and campus facilities.

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Schedule a Visit

The best way for your child to consider Springdale Preparatory School is to meet us in person. Schedule a visit with our head of school, tour the campus, and see a dormitory. We want you to experience Springdale as you consider us for your boarding school education or private day school education.

Your child may even opt to experience an overnight in one of our dormitories. While he or she is here, make plans to stay at any of the area’s accommodating hotels. If you need more information about scheduling a visit, then please contact us .

Springdale Preparatory School is conveniently located in New Windsor, Maryland, and easily accessible from major interstates including I-70 and I-95, and airlines via the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

Maryland State Department of Education Certification

Springdale Preparatory School is a Maryland State Department of Education approved boarding and day academic community.

Non-Discrimination Policy: Springdale Preparatory School will not discriminate against students or employees on the basis of race; national or ethnic origin; religion; gender; sexual orientation; age; or disability in the administration of its educational policies, admissions decisions, employment practices, financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs and activities.