It’s a Great Time to be a Saint! We are thrilled you will be joining the Concordia Prep School community this fall.

Welcome to Concordia Prep


This web page has been set up specifically for new students. Please bookmark this page and check it often. Updates will be posted throughout the spring and summer months.

Important Dates 

  • Monday, August 23 – New Student Orientation, 6:30 – 8:00 pm.
  • Wednesday, August 25 – First Day of Classes, Opening Worship at 8:05 am.

Summer Work

To help maintain your skills and to help prepare you for the academic challenges of the 2021-2022 school year, some classes require coursework to take place over the summer months. Areas of study include most Math, English/Language Arts, World Language, and several Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Please visit the Summer Work pages for details.

New Middle School Families

Incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students may begin the summer reading that is posted on the Middle School Summer Work page. Please wait until you are contacted by our Director of Guidance and College Counselor, Mrs. Kim Grill during the week of July 12 to begin the math summer work based upon your student’s placement for the fall.

New Upper School Families

All NEW Upper School families should set up a meeting with our Director of Guidance and College Counselor, Mrs. Kim Grill to discuss courses and schedules for the 2021-2022 school year. Please schedule an appointment via email at kimgrill@concordiaprepschool.org

Reminder: All students must complete the summer work for their grade level by the start of school. It is important to meet with Mrs. Grill to learn what courses they will be in for the fall semester. 

New Student and Family Checklist

The Admissions Team has put together a new student checklist to use to help prepare our new families to get ready for the 2021-2022 school year. Click here for the form: New Student and Family Checklist

Records Release Form

If you haven’t already done so, please download and send (email or mail) this form back to the Concordia Prep School Admissions office. If you choose to email, please email: admissions@concordiaprepschool.org

Download the form here: Accepted Student’s Records Release

Personal Device Policy for 2021-2022

Personal Device Technical Requirements:

  1. The device must be a laptop or a tablet with a 7” or larger screen size.
  2. The device must use a supported operating system that is actively updated by the manufacturer, i.e. Microsoft Windows 10 or Apple iOS 13.
  3. The device must have a modern, fully-featured web browser; such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari. **The device must be able to specifically run the Google Chrome web browser.
  4. The device must have fully functional, active anti-virus/anti-malware software (most modern computers have built-in software tools). **Tablets; such as iPads or Chromebooks are excluded from this requirement.
  5. The device must have a functioning built-in camera.
  6. A full-sized keyboard is strongly recommended.

We also recommend the student carries the device in a protective case, sleeve, or laptop bag. The school’s Technology Department is not authorized to repair a student’s personal computer.

The CPS technology department recommends the following devices:

  • Windows 10 laptop
  • Apple MacBook
  • Microsoft Surface
  • Google Chromebook
  • Apple iPad (excluding the mini version)

Download a flyer with all the details and please contact Mrs. Amanda Trapani, Director of Technology, if you have any questions or concerns about the new recommended BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) student policy at amandatrapani@concordiaprepschool.org.

Uniforms and Dress Code

Lands’ End is the sole provider of school uniform bottoms, shirts, and sweaters. All of these uniform pieces must be purchased through Lands’ End. The preferred school code is 900101890. For more details, go to https://www.landsend.com/pp/SchoolSearch.html?action=landing&selectedSchoolNum=900101890.

Uniform Guidelines

Acceptable Shoe Policy

Please review the following PDF for details about the acceptable shoes for Upper School and Middle School students. Middle School students may also wear athletic shoes that must not exceed three colors including the brand logo and may not have metallic/shiny finishes.
Acceptable Shoe Policy

Schedules and Books

Schedules will be distributed during the new student orientation night in late August. During the evening, staff members will provide information regarding school policy and practice and other information to help you transition into CPS. Students will have time to locate their lockers, try out locker combinations, stow school supplies, receive individual schedules, and briefly visit classes.

All students will receive school supply requirements from their teachers on the first day or two of classes. Please come on the first day with general school supplies, such as notebooks or binders, folders, pens, and pencils.

Health Information

All new students must submit an immunization record and a Concordia Prep Record of Physical Examination or Preparticipation Physical Examination. Students trying out for fall sports will need to have a physical on file before they can participate in practices. Contact the school nurse, Mrs. Ellen Marquardt at ellenmarquardt@concordiaprepschool.org with any questions or concerns.

All health forms and other school forms are available on the Concordia Prep website:

2021-2022 Bus Information

Concordia Preparatory School is pleased to announce bus transportation to and from school for the 2021-2022 academic year. Bus service begins on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 – the first day of school.

Two Routes

  • Catonsville Route: The Catonsville bus leaves the Ingleside Shopping Center (5668 Baltimore National Pike) in Catonsville each school day at 6:45 am. It stops at 7405 Liberty Road at approximately 7:00 am and then continues to Concordia Prep. The bus leaves CPS each school day at 3:30 pm and stops at Liberty Road and Catonsville.
  • Harford County Route: The Harford County bus leaves Harford Mall (696 Belair Road) each school day at 6:40 am. It stops at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School (12022 Jerusalem Road) at approximately 7:00 am and then continues to Concordia Prep. The bus leaves CPS each school day at 3:30 pm and stops at St. Paul’s and Harford Mall.

Payment Options

  • Pay for all nine months before August 25, 2021. If I pay prior to August 25, 2021, I will receive a 5% discount ($45.00). 
  • Pay the bus service fee monthly through the FACTS Tuition Management program monthly.

Cost

The cost of the 2021-2022 bus service is ($1,068.75) or a monthly fee of $125.00 per month (September 2021 through May 2022).

You may register your student for bus transportation by downloading a contract (Catonsville Contract | Bel Air Contract) and sending in a check to CPS or register online. You can use the online form to make a payment with a credit card. Please email Mr. Stephen Berger at stephenberger@concordiaprepschool.org or Mrs. Jane Ponton at janeponton@concordiaprepschool.org.

Questions? Please email Jim Carter at jimcarter@concordiaprepschool.org with any questions.

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