St. Vincent Pallotti High School

Basic Information

Address: 113 St. Mary's Place Laurel, MD 20707
County: Prince George's County
Phone Number: 301-725-3228
Fax Number: 301-725-5381
President: Mr. Jeffrey Palumbo
Principal: Mr. Jeffrey Palumbo
School Type: Catholic High School

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St. Vincent Pallotti High School
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Additional Information

Accreditation: Association of Independent Maryland Schools, Maryland State Department of Education, Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Founded: 1921
Organization Affiliation: Archdiocese of Washington
Ages/Grades: Grades 9 - 12
School Setting:

Located in historic Laurel, MD bordering four Maryland counties: Montgomery, Howard, Anne Arundel and Prince George's. We are just 5 minutes from the Maryland Intercounty Connector (ICC) and I-95.

School Schedule: 7:45 am - 2:30 pm
School Holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter

Diverse and welcoming community of students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni.

School Size: 445
Classroom Size: 18
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:10


Financial Aid:

Available to those who qualify


Science, Mathematics, English, Social Science, Religion, Foreign Language, Visual & Performing Arts, Technology & Business, Physical Education


College Preparatory
Arts Academy
Accelerated Science at Pallotti

Percentage of Graduating Class: 96%
Support Services:

Stephen J. Edmonds Learning Center for students with mild to moderate learning differences.

Camp Programs: Yes
After School Programs: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

Every student is required to bring a laptop to class. Three fully-equipped computer labs.

School Clubs:

Gaming Club, Coding Club, Art Club, Dance Club, Model UN Club, Forensics Club, Spirit Club, Union Spiritual Leaders, Pallotti Ambassador Leaders (PALs), Tea Club, Shakespeare Monologue, Ping Pong Club, In-house soccer and basketball

Parking Spaces/Availability:

Permit parking for students who drive.

Uniform Guidelines:

Uniform required. Boys - Pallotti Quarter Zip, Polo Shirt, Pants, Belt - brown or black, tan boat shoe, white or navy crew socks; Girls - Pallotti Quarter Zip, Polo Shirt, Skirt, tan boat shoe, white or navy crew socks.

Admissions Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Mission Statement:


We aspire to remain true to the spirit of our patron, St. Vincent Pallotti, to educate and form young men and women “to revive faith and rekindle charity” in the world.

Philosophy/Belief Statement: Philosophy We believe… God can be found in all things Therefore we… Encourage students to seek God in all that they do Provide a broad and challenging college-preparatory curriculum Guide students to develop themselves spiritually, morally, academically, artistically, and physically We believe…In the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the truth of the Catholic faith Therefore we… Incorporate faith into every aspect of school life Teach students to pray and develop a personal relationship with God Promote character, virtue, and integrity We believe…All are children of God Therefore we… Cultivate a diverse community which welcomes men and women of all faiths racial and ethnic diversity international students dialogue between people of differing ideas and opinions students with different learning styles and abilities We believe…All are called to be apostles Therefore we… Promote community service, especially towards those most in need Equip and inspire students to share the gospel Develop and encourage student leadership We believe…In the importance of family Therefore we… Teach our students to love and respect one another as family Maintain a school size where students feel cared for and personally known Welcome students’ families into the life of the school and partner with them in developing their children We believe…God has a plan for each of us Therefore we… Help students recognize and discern their vocation Meet students where they are in their academic, social, and spiritual development and help them grow to their fullest potential
School History: The School St. Vincent Pallotti High School is the oldest coeducational, Catholic, secondary, college preparatory school in the Archdiocese of Washington. Founded in 1921 by the Pallottine Sisters, the school is located in historical Laurel, Maryland; the school attracts students from surrounding counties and the District of Columbia. Pallotti pursues its mission of promoting academic excellence and building Christian character in a small community atmosphere. This is accomplished by an emphasis on the values of diligence, integrity and discipline. The school offers a curriculum that draws on the best of traditional Catholic education while meeting the contemporary demands of a traditional liberal arts curriculum, a challenging four-year honors program, a wide range of Advanced Placement (AP) courses, career orientated Arts Academy, and a learning center for college-bound students who need individual support. Faculty/Staff Teachers: 43 Administration and Staff: 27 All teachers and administrators hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and the majority hold Masters or Masters+ degrees. The Student Community St. Vincent Pallotti High School is committed to maintaining the quality and diversity of its student body. Pallotti enrolls students from over 50 different schools in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George’s counties in Maryland, and the District of Columbia. With an enriching international program, Pallotti hosts roughly 40 students from the British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Nigeria, the People’s Republic of China, Sierra Leone, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, and Vietnam. Extracurricular Activities Pallotti offers over 20 varsity athletic teams that compete in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland (IAAM) conferences. A variety of opportunities such as campus ministry, retreats, prayer services and liturgies, vocal music and band programs, artistic opportunities, and extra-curricular clubs are also offered.