Elizabeth Seton High School
|Elizabeth Seton High School|
|5715 Emerson Street
Bladensburg, Maryland, (Prince George's County), 20710
|Motto||Light To Know. Grace To Do.|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|President||Sister Ellen Marie Hagar, D.C.|
|Asst. Principal||Leeanna Burke|
|Average class size||18|
|Student to teacher ratio||13:1|
|Campus size||24-acre (97,000 m2) campus|
|Color(s)||Scarlet, Gold and White|
|Slogan||"stronger through sisterhood"|
|Song||Elizabeth Seton High School Song|
|Athletics conference||Washington Catholic Athletic Conference|
|Sports||24 athletic teams|
|Accreditation(s)||Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Average SAT scores||1048|
|Newspaper||'The Roadrunner Review'|
|Dean of Students||Nancy Hernick|
|Dean of Student Activities||Ginger Thompson|
|Director of Admissions||Melissa Davey|
|Athletic Director||Candy Cage|
|Assistant Principal||Leanna Burke|
Elizabeth Seton High School is a private, all-girls Roman Catholic high school in Bladensburg, Maryland. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington. Elizabeth Seton High School was incorporated March 15, 1957 and opened with an enrollment of 138 freshmen and a faculty of six Daughters of Charity in September 1959. As early as 1965, the Maryland State Department of Education issued a Certificate of Approval to the school and in 1968 the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools accredited Elizabeth Seton High School.
An all-girls school, Elizabeth Seton was founded in 1959. It covers grades 9-12, and has about 650 students.
The school was named in honor of American Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. School colors are scarlet, gold and white. The mascot is a roadrunner. The school motto is "Light to know, grace to do."
- Grades 9-12: 650
- Student/teacher ratio: 13-1
- Average class size: 18
- Student/computer ratio: 7.5-1
- Class of 2011: 161
100% of graduates continue in higher education immediately following high school with the majority attending four-year colleges and universities. Scholarship and grant money awarded to graduating seniors has consistently exceeded $8 million annually.
Service Learning Program
Seton has a Service Learning Program based on its identity as a Catholic school, in accordance with the Vincentian Spirit and the Mission of the Daughters of Charity. Students must complete a minimum of 20 hours of service per school year, 10 of which must be given to the disadvantaged. Most students exceed these minimum requirements.