The Avalon School

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The Avalon School
11811 Claridge Rd.


Coordinates39°8′29.2″N 77°12′25.43″W / 39.141444°N 77.2070639°W / 39.141444; -77.2070639Coordinates: 39°8′29.2″N 77°12′25.43″W / 39.141444°N 77.2070639°W / 39.141444; -77.2070639
TypePrivate independent day school
MottoDuc in Altum
("Put out into the deep" Luke 5:4)
Religious affiliation(s)Independent Roman Catholic
PresidentRichard McPherson
HeadmasterKevin Davern
ChaplainRoberto Amoruso FSCB
Average class size15
HousesStewart, Calvert, Carroll, Washington
Color(s)Black, Gold, and Red
AthleticsFootball, soccer, cross country, basketball, baseball
Athletics conferenceThe Old Line Baseball Conference (OLBC)
Metro Independent School Athletic League (MISAL)
MascotBlack Knight
NicknameBlack Knights
NewspaperThe Chronicles
CFOTad Shields
DevelopmentEllen Clifford
Executive DirectorR.J. Hawley
HousesJim Bostick

The Avalon School is a private independent day school for boys currently in Wheaton, Maryland, United States. It is associated with the Brookewood School, a private school for girls in Kensington, Maryland, and the Thomas More Institute, an umbrella program for homeschoolers.

Relations to Montgomery County Schools[edit]

The Avalon School follows Montgomery County snow day closings, delayed openings and early dismissals.

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