HISTORY OF CALVERT
THEN AND NOW
Calvert School has stayed true to the educational tenets and philosophy on which it was founded almost 125 years ago, when a young Virgil Hillyer helped establish a tradition of innovation. What began with 15 children has grown to more than 600 boys and girls in Fifth Age through Eighth Grade. Our commitment to exemplary education has remained steadfast since our humble beginnings above the Croft and Conlyn’s drug store...
BUILDING ON TRADITION
Calvert School has been a beacon of excellence since 1897 with an unrivaled record of achievement. It is a leader in independent Kindergarten through Eighth Grade education, with a proud tradition of academic excellence. In our classrooms, on our playing fields, and in our arts facilities, our students are immersed in an educational environment designed to educate the whole child. Our girls and boys receive a foundation for a lifetime...
OUR STRATEGIC PLAN
Our milestone 125th anniversary, which will be celebrated throughout the 2022 calendar year, salutes Calvert School’s legacy of educational excellence and our nationally-recognized leadership in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade education. Our challenge: the world is changing. Expectations are higher; competition is more significant. To maintain its high standing among independent schools, Calvert must be bold,...
125 YEARS OF CALVERT
125 YEARS OF CALVERT TIMELINE: 1897 - 2022