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Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School

Private | 9-12 | 280 students

 

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Posted September 12, 2013

This school is fantastic. My daughter is in her junior year and loves it. I am impressed with the teachers. Well organized, available for help or any questions students may have. They treat the kids with respect and in turn the kids respond well to the teachers.
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Posted September 5, 2011

This is the best private school in the DMV. The teachers are organized, encouraging and helpful. The school is all about academics, spiritual growth and development. If a child cannot do well here then they can't do well anywhere. This school is prepared to motivate children into learning. The teachers are available and reasonable. My son's honors government teacher allows the students to email them when he is doing homework. If you are looking for a great education and well rounded development then "Our Lady of Good Counsel High School" would be the best choice. Gauranteed.
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Posted September 16, 2009

Love the academic excellence and promotion of strong values as part of the curriculum.
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Posted April 20, 2006

This is my son first year at GC, he really likes the school.It reminds me of an college campus. From academics to music to art and sports there is something for everyone.And that helps children socially I think. The has more than enough extracurricular activities. If you are having problems with a class, there is help.It is up to you to seek the help. The children support each other, of course it is not perfect.If you want your child to get a great education and good social skills,good counsel is the school for you.
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Posted November 6, 2004

I am truly amazed by this school, I went to public school before GC and the education I recieved is truly top notch.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 70% 42%
Black 14% 35%
Hispanic 9% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 6%
Two or more races 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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17301 Old Vic Boulevard
Olney, MD 20832
Phone: (240) 283-3302

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