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About Our School

Archbishop Neale School is a private Catholic religious, elementary, secondary, pre-K through 8th grade school of the Archdiocese of Washington DC located in the Southern MD area of Charles County in La Plata, Maryland. Our school was founded by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1927. Our school serves families from nearby military bases and surrounding counties in Maryland and Virginia. The school is sponsored by local parishes through a regionalization agreement:

Archbishop Neale School is committed to providing a standards-based, high school preparatory, Catholic education that addresses the multi-dimensional needs of each child in a climate of Christian community with an emphasis on Gospel values, academic excellence, and service to others in the La Plata, Waldorf, Hughesville, White Plains and all of Charles County MD.

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studentThe Student Community

The Archbishop Neale School community reflects diversity in the ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds of its students. Approximately 24% of the students come from various minority groups and 24% come from religious traditions other than Catholic.


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Now Accepting New Applications


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ANS is now accepting registrations for new private, Roman Catholic, Christian, religious school students for the 2013-14 school year at the school. Families wishing to enroll new students are invited to call the school for an appointment or click here link to form and schedule a tour.

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ANS admits students of any ethnic origin, race, color or national origin into its Pre-K through 8th grade Catholic educational programs. The waiting list policy is followed regarding acceptance when the class quota is filled. Registration is held in the spring. Screening is required for transfer students in Grades 1-7 in order to determine academic placement. Please call the school for more information at 301-934-9595.



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