The John Carroll School
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|The John Carroll School|
|703 Churchville Road
Bel Air, Maryland, (Harford County) 21014
|Type||Private, college preparatory, coeducational|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Established||September 9, 1964|
|President||Brendan Adams '18|
|Principal||Gary L. Scholl|
|Campus size||87 acres (350,000 m2)|
|Color(s)||Black and gold|
|Accreditation||Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Publication||Pinnacle (literary magazine)|
The John Carroll School, established in 1964, is a private, independent, college-preparatory, co-educational Catholic school for grades 9–12. It is located on 87 acres (350,000 m2) in Bel Air, Maryland, United States, about 30 minutes' drive north of Baltimore in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore.
In the early 1960s Lawrence Shehan decided to build an Archdiocesan Catholic high school on an 87-acre (350,000 m2) site in Bel Air, Harford County. The John Carroll School opened to 202 freshmen on September 9, 1964 under the leadership of Raymond Wanner. From its earliest days the school was run by clergy, religious, and laity.
John Carroll offers a college preparatory curriculum and offers 17 AP courses.
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