The Heights School (Maryland)
|The Heights School|
The Heights School
10400 Seven Locks Road
(grow; increase, multiply (Genesis 1:28))
|Headmaster||Alvaro de Vicente|
|Student to teacher ratio||7.6:1|
|Color(s)||Red and white|
|Slogan||"Men Fully Alive"|
|Song||"To The Heights"|
|Athletics conference||Washington Catholic Athletic Conference|
|Admission Director||Richard Moss|
|Athletic Director||Dan Lively|
The Heights School is a preparatory school for boys in grades 3-12 in Potomac, Maryland. Its mission is to assist parents in the intellectual, spiritual, and physical education of their sons. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington but is no longer officially recognized by the archdiocese as a Catholic school. The school's Christian orientation and spiritual formation are entrusted to Opus Dei, a personal prelature of the Catholic Church founded in 1928. The Heights School offers a liberal arts curriculum in English, mathematics, classics, history, religion, science, Spanish, art, computers, music.
The Heights School is known for fielding especially strong soccer teams. Products of The Heights program include former national team and professional player Freddy Adu. Players from The Heights are often recruited by top programs
In the fall of 2018 – the first year of membership in the WCAC – The Heights varsity soccer team won the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship following their undefeated season. The team was ranked #16 in the nation, #2 in the Washington Post rankings
The Peter Vincent Galahad Blatty scholarship is given once every four years to an outstanding student in honor of William P. G. Blatty, son of the author of The Exorcist and member of the Class of 2005, who died of a heart condition.
- , National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed June 29, 2012.
- AdvancED website
- "ADW Catholic High School Directory", 2019-2020 edition, Archdiocese of Washington.
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- Sports Illustrated online: Who's Next? Freddy Adu. "In his first organized basketball game two years ago, a J.V. contest for The Heights School in Potomac, Freddy scored 28 points." Accessed June 4, 2008.
- Goliath.com - Adu completes high school. Accessed June 4, 2008.
- The Heights School official website