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St. Paul's School for Girls

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Posted May 4, 2014

Teachers are being bullied by the Head of School and the Associate Head for Academics. The amount of talent and knowledge that is being drained away from the school is mind-boggling. We love our students but have no voice. So many phenomenal teachers are leaving because the workplace is dysfunctional. The Board and Parents Association should be very concerned. This is bad for the students.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 2, 2014

The 9/13 post by another teacher is sadly accurate. The Associate Head is impossible to please, reactive and contrary, setting a tone that is neither collegiate nor conducive to learning. The mass exodus of very talented teachers and staff is evidence of this. The hope was that with the new Head things would change for the better but these two seem to be cut from the same narcissistic philistine cloth. I do not send my daughter here.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 2, 2013

Before you send your child to this school, you must understand that the teachers are simply, demoralized. The faculty, though talented, are burned out by "other duties as assigned", administrative disarray, poor leadership, and red tape set forth by the Associate Head of School for Academics, who should be removed from her position. Teachers bend over backwards to accommodate every child's learning style to the point of professional exhaustion. The faculty is poorly compensated with little room for upward mobility or for their individual skill sets to be put to best use. The Associate Head of School for Academics, installed by a lame-duck former head, makes certain that teachers she feels professionally threatened by do not succeed. As a result, the girls suffer.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted December 14, 2010

I am new parent at this school and so far things are as expected. My daugher loves it and the faculty are always there for her . Thank you for such a good environment and opportunity for my daughter.
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Posted April 13, 2010

SPSG is great. The community is priceless and the education is wonderful. I know that any of my academic or personal successes are owed to the education I received at SPSG. I hope that every girl gets to attend high school at a place like St. Paul's School for Girls.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 5, 2009

St paul's for girls is a wonderful mix of great acedemics, arts education, sports and moral grounding.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 20, 2008

This school is great. My daughter attends it and absolutely loves it. She is in the 7th grade and teachers are great. I think it is a great school
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Posted January 28, 2008

My daughter is a 8th grader at SPSG, and it is a good school for athletics, but if you want to succeed in other things, forget it. I think other schools have more to offer then SPSG.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 11, 2006

SPSG is a fabulous school! My daughter has been at SPSG for 3 years now. It is a wonderful school with a rigorous curriculum taught by a very caring faculty. I would not have her anywhere else! She is happy and looks forward to going to school every day. I highly recommend this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 13, 2005

As a former student of SPSFG, I would not reccomend it as a great school choice for those in Baltimore. I was only there briefly before I grew so frustrated with the system that I switched out. Problems are often swept under the rug without being dealt with. The administration is generally ineffective in controlling the student behaviors both in and out of school. The only positive thing I have to say about SPSFG is that they offer a wide variety of courses and AP's, however the classroom atmosphere makes it difficult to learn. Few clubs actually meet, few oppertunities for those who are not top-notch to participate in sports. Not the school it used to be.
—Submitted by a former student


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 82% 45%
Black 12% 40%
Two or more races 3% N/A
Asian 2% N/A
Hispanic 1% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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11232 Falls Road
Brooklandville, MD 21022
Phone: (410) 825-4400

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