About Us

At a Glance

Who We Are

Indian Creek School is a private, co-educational, nonsectarian day school for students age three through grade 12, located on two campuses in Crownsville, Maryland, founded in 1973. Indian Creek School is distinguished by its welcoming community, neuroscience-based approach to education, ample opportunities for extra-curricular involvement, differentiated teaching, innovative faculty, student-centered culture and commitment its family school culture.

Our Campuses

Our Lower School (PreK3–6) is located on the 17-acre Evergreen Campus in the Arden Neighborhood of Crownsville, Maryland. Our Upper School (Grades 7-12) is housed on the 114-acre wooded Crownsville Campus in Crownsville, Maryland. Both campuses are conveniently located near Annapolis, Severna Park, Crofton, and Bowie, Maryland, and are a short drive from Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC.

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  • Student Body

    (2016-17 Academic Year)

    Number of students: 600
    Students by gender: 53.7% M/46.3% F
    Students of color: 30%
  • Academic Curriculum

    Number of course offerings (Upper School): 90
    Advanced Placement classes: 20
    Enrollment in Advanced Placement classes: 111 (*does not distinguish students taking multiple AP classes)
    Student/teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Faculty

    Teaching faculty: 89
    Faculty with Advanced Degrees: 64%
    Senior Administrators: 16
  • Athletics

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

    *denotes team offered for grades 7-8
  • Arts

    Art instruction (2D, 3D): Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade
    Annual theatrical productions: Upper School Play, Upper School musical, Grades 6-8 Musical, Grades 5-6 Musical, Fifth Grade Shakespeare Production, Winter and Spring Arts Nights
    Music instruction: Pre-Kindergarten 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)
    All Kinds of Minds School of Distinction
    Maryland Green School (Evergreen Campus) – Maryland Association of Outdoor and Environmental Education
    Maryland Top 10 School in the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Talent Search
    Safe Sports School - National Athletic Trainers’ Association
    Washington Post America’s Most Challenging High School