Elizabeth Seton High School

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Elizabeth Seton High School
Address
5715 Emerson Street

, ,
20710

United States
Coordinates38°56′47″N 76°54′52″W / 38.94639°N 76.91444°W / 38.94639; -76.91444Coordinates: 38°56′47″N 76°54′52″W / 38.94639°N 76.91444°W / 38.94639; -76.91444
Information
TypePrivate
MottoLight To Know. Grace To Do.
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
(Daughters of Charity)
Established1959
CEEB code210273
PresidentSister Ellen Marie Hagar, D.C.
PrincipalNone
Faculty37
Teaching staff49
Grades912
GenderGirls
Enrollment570 (2015)
Average class size18
Student to teacher ratio13:1
Campus size24-acre (97,000 m2) campus
Color(s)Burgundy and Gold
Slogan"stronger through sisterhood"
SongElizabeth Seton High School Song
Athletics conferenceWCAC
Sports24 athletic teams
MascotRoadrunner
Team nameRoadrunners
AccreditationMSA[1]
NewspaperThe Roadrunner Review
YearbookCaritas
Tuition$13,950.00[2]
Website

Elizabeth Seton High School is a private, all-girls Roman Catholic high school in Bladensburg, Maryland, United States. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington. Elizabeth Seton High School was established on 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.

Elizabeth Seton was named one of 10 private schools of distinction by The Washington Post in 2005.[3]

Background[edit]

An all-girls school, Elizabeth Seton was founded in 1959. It covers grades 9-12, and has about 650 students.[4]

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."[citation needed]

Enrollment[edit]

  • Grades 9-12: 552 (2016-2017)
  • Student/teacher ratio: 13-1
  • Average class size: 16
  • Student/computer ratio: 7.5-1; 1:1 Beginning with the class of 2019
  • Class of 2015: 109

References[edit]

  1. ^ MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Archived from the original on 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2009-07-31.
  2. ^ http://www.setonhs.org/admissions/tuition-scholarships-financial-aid
  3. ^ https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A11194-2005Mar29.html
  4. ^ "Elizabeth Seton High School". Private Schools Report. Retrieved 2007-10-06.

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