Park School of Baltimore

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The Park School of Baltimore is an independent, coeducational, non-sectarian, progressive school where students age four through grade twelve learn to think.
Since our founding in 1912, a passion for critical inquiry, a commitment to innovation, and the spirit and practice of inclusivity have guided our teaching and fostered a community of life-long learners.
It is our belief that for children to prepare for lives of achievement, of generosity, and of joy, their development must be supported in all realms - the intellectual, social, emotional, ethical, and physical.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1912

Student Body

Total Students 822 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Park School of Baltimore Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 119 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
76%
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 1 / Jan. 1
Tuition Notes $16,395 - $29,620
% on Financial Aid
35%
Admissions Director Ruthie Sachs Kalvar '85
Admissions Associate Maria Lawson

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, TennisBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
Indoor SoccerLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Arctic research, athletics, beekeeping, culture clubs, literary journals, mentoring, mock trial, robotics athletics, beekeeping, culture clubs, mentoring, mock trial, robotics, Arctic research,
literary journals,

School Notes

  • The Park School of Baltimore is an independent, coeducational, non-sectarian, progressive school where students age four through grade twelve learn to think. Since our founding in 1912, a passion for critical inquiry, a commitment to innovation, and the spirit and practice of inclusivity have guided our teaching and fostered a community of life-long learners. It is our belief that for children to prepare for lives of achievement, of generosity, and of joy, their development must be supported in all realms - the intellectual, social, emotional, ethical, and physical.     
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School Reviews

We have been in Park's Lower School for several years and have been very happy. Park's progressive approach to education fosters kids who are interested in learning. They learn the basics I would expect on core subjects, and this is supplemented with deeper instruction in areas where they are interested. My kids are very different from each other (with different strengths and interests, one very artistic, the other more traditional science/math interests) and they both thrive. Both my kids want to go to school every day, and are disappointed when it is closed. Park School students learn how to take tests and have excellent outcomes. Last year, they had 22 National Merit semifinalists, which I understood to be among the highest of any coed independent school in MD. The list of colleges they attend is impressive. In addition, graduates seem to handle themselves with a maturity that bodes well for preparedness for life after college. Overall, we have been pleased wtih Park, the community, the teachers, and the learning environment.
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16
One of a kind education. Unbelievable.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/24/15

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The average private school tuition in Baltimore County, MD is $8,124 for elementary schools and $16,387 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore County, MD is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).