Garrison Forest School

300 Garrison Forest Road 
Owings Mills, MD 21117


Ms. Laverdiere or Mrs. Cesare

Grades 8 - 12


Call admissions department for current tuition.

A nationally known college preparatory boarding and day school for girls

Admission is selective, based on your previous school record, recommendations from two current teachers (Math and English) and a principal or counselor, an essay on a topic of your choice, performance on standard aptitude and achievement tests including the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) for Upper School, and the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) for Middle School.

An ethic of caring for others, and a strong sense of self.

Accreditation is granted by The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and The Association of Independent Maryland Schools.

Recreational sporting and dance activities. GFS students enjoy the use of a top-notch Fitness Center, Dance Studio, an elevated, banked indoor track, and a collegiate-style Sports Medicine facility. The main floor of the Searle Athletic Center is a multi-sport surface which is home to our Basketball and Badminton teams as well as serving as a practice facility for all of our Upper School and Middle School sports teams. Locker rooms are located on the lower level

Meadowood Hall is the largest of the residence halls and is home to forty girls and three faculty families. All of our eighth and ninth grade boarders live in Meadowood, in addition to some Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. Most rooms are doubles, although there are a few singles offered to the Prefects and Seniors. All the rooms are wired for access to the network. The dorm currently has two Senior Prefects and one Junior Assistant as well as an Eighth Grade Boarding Mentor who is a Senior

The Garrison Forest Parent Association exists to support the educational choice we, as parents, have made for our children. Our role is to nurture, examine, and evaluate that choice. We strengthen the triangle that students, faculty and parents share.

Our financial aid is strictly need based. We do not offer merit scholarships.

College Preparatory


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