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Who We Are

Founded in 1973, Indian Creek School is a private, co-educational, nonsectarian day school for students age three through grade 12, located on a 114-acres campus in Crownsville, Maryland.

Indian Creek School provides an outstanding education built on strong relationships between students and teachers. Other hallmarks of the Indian Creek School experience include a thoughtful curriculum taught by an innovative faculty incorporating best practices in teaching and learning, as well as ample opportunities for extra-curricular involvement and a student-centered culture.
Distinguished by its diverse and inclusive community, ICS strives to create an educational experience where students are appreciated as individuals, and every member of the school community feels a strong sense of belonging.  


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  • Student Body

    Number of students: 528
    Students by gender: 53.7% M/46.3% F
    Students of color: 28%
  • Academic Curriculum

    Number of course offerings (grades 9-12): 75+
    Advanced Placement classes: 18
    Enrollment in Advanced Placement classes: 127 (*does not distinguish students taking multiple AP classes)
    Student/teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Faculty

    Teaching faculty: 75
    Faculty with Advanced Degrees: 69%
    Senior Administrators: 16
  • Athletics

    Varsity and JV Teams:
    Fall: Cross Country*, Equestrian*, Field Hockey*, Sailing, Boys and Girls Soccer*, Volleyball
    Winter: Boys and Girls Basketball*, Equestrian*
    Spring: Baseball, Equestrian*, Golf, Boys and Girls Lacrosse*, Sailing, Tennis*, Track and Field

    *denotes team offered for grades 7-8
  • Arts

    Art instruction: 2D & 3D course offerings at all grade levels

    Annual theatrical productions: Upper School Play, Upper School musical, Grades 6-8 Musical, Winter and Spring Arts Nights
    Music instruction: Pre-K through 12th Grade
    Instrumental music instruction: Grades 3-12
    Dance team: Grades 7-12
  • Accreditation and Distinction

    • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
    • Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools (AIMS MD-DC)
    • Safe Sports School - National Athletic Trainers’ Association
Indian Creek school is a co-educational, college preparatory independent school, located in Crownsville, Maryland.  Students in Pre-K3 through grade 12 receive a vibrant educational experience based on excellent academics steeped in strong student-teacher connections.