Boys' Latin Statistics

Fast Facts

Boys' Latin is the oldest, independent and nonsectarian, college preparatory school for boys in Maryland, serving students in grades K-12. Boys' Latin is accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools (AIMS). Affiliations include the International Boys' Schools Coalition (IBSC) and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).

Fast Facts

Boys' Latin is the oldest independent, nonsectarian college preparatory school for boys in Maryland.

The school offers a rigorous academic program that prepares young men for the challenges of the 21st century. The school's motto, Esse Quam Videri - "To Be Rather Than To Seem" - emphasizes the development of one's integrity, courage and compassion for others and has been the core value of a Boys' Latin education since 1844. Boys' Latin welcomes young men from diverse backgrounds and educates them in a supportive student-centered environment. A low student-teacher ratio fosters positive relationships, thereby challenging each student to reach his maximum potential while empowering him to mature with an increasing sense of self-worth and an awareness of his responsibilities toward himself and his community.


Boys' Latin is comprised of 24% students of color. Our average size class is 14 students, with a student-faculty ratio of 7-1.

Lower School Students


Middle School Students


Upper School Students




Our Faculty

The average teaching experience that a faculty member has is 16 years, and the average teaching experience specifically at BL is 10 years. 65% of BL faculty has advanced degrees.

Full-Time Faculty Members: 87

Part-Time Faculty Members: 1

Administrative and Teaching Faculty Members: 4


School Schedule

We follow a seven-day schedule in the upper and middle schools to allow for rotation of core classes, electives and co-curricular activities. The lower school follows a traditional five-day schedule.

Upper School (Grades 9-12): 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (interscholastic teams later)

Middle School (Grades 6-8): 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (after-school programs until 6 p.m.)

Lower School (Grades K-5): 7:50 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. (after-school programs until 6 p.m.)


Traditional college preparatory program with honors, Advanced Placement and college-level, post-Advanced Placement classes.



AP Coursework


Honors Diplomas


College Matriculation



The following breakdowns are for the current school year.

Upper School (Grades 9-12): $27,375

Middle School (Grades 6-8): $25,900

Lower School (Grades 1-5): $24,200

Lower School (Grades Kindergarten/Pre-First): $20,500

Financial Aid/Scholarships

The total aid (SY 2016-2017) is $3.8 million, given to more than 280 qualifying students.

Endowment: $44 Million

Operating Budget for 2016-2017: $14 Million

Tuition/Operating Budget: 80%

Annual Fund/Operating Budget: 10%

The Boys' Latin School of Maryland is the state's oldest independent, non-sectarian all-boys school. For students in kindergarten through 12th grade, we provide a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum that focuses on building 21st century skills and empowers each boy to achieve his true excellence.