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Our Lady of Good Counsel High School
17301 Old Vic Blvd    
Olney, Maryland  20832  
Private/Independent School
9 12 1284 students


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Employer Description
Serving the greater Washington metropolitan area for more than 60 years, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School was founded in 1958 by the Xaverian Brothers as a Catholic high school for boys. After thirty years as a Catholic high school for boys, Good Counsel became co-educational in 1988 and continued to serve an expanding student body. Over the decades at the Wheaton campus, the need for a larger, more modern facility grew. In 2007, Good Counsel relocated to a new building on 51-acre campus in Olney, where the school thrives today as the largest co-educational Catholic high school in Maryland. The school’s mission is to “inspire our students to excel, serve, and love.” 2021-22 fast facts: Faculty - 102 teachers 1,259 students IB World School (since 1995) Nationally-recognized STEM program 49% of Class of 2021 enrolled in a US News Top 100 National University or Top 50 Liberal Arts College 58% of students identify as Catholic 47% of students identify as White; 23% Black; 11% Hispanic/Latinx; 8% Asian; 7% Multiracial; 5% Other.
Diversity Mission Statement
At Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, a Catholic high school founded on the principles and values of the Xaverian Brothers ... We believe diversity is a blessing that enriches our community. We respect, value and celebrate the unique, God given gifts of each member of our community. We strive for excellence in promoting equity and justice for our entire community. We love and serve our students, faculty, staff, parents and visitors of any age, race, religion, ethnicity, ability, appearance, gender, gender identity, socioeconomic status, neighborhood, sexual orientation, national origin, or political affiliation. We seek to identify and challenge all forms of prejudice, discrimination and injustice.