Park School of Baltimore

2425 Old Court Road,
Pikesville, MD, 21208-0210
     Tel: (410)339-7070
Grades: PK - 12 | 817 students
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 Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1912

Student Body

Total Students 817 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Park School of Baltimore Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 119 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
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 $15,995 - $27,415
% 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,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Maryvale Preparatory School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maryvale Preparatory School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Dayspring Christian Academy (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BrooklandvilleMaryvale Preparatory School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    11300 Falls Rd
    BrooklandvilleMD21022
    (410)252-3366
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 352 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • BrooklandvilleSt. Paul's School For Girls
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    11232 Falls Rd
    BrooklandvilleMD21022
    (410)823-6323
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    0.4 mi | 440 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • BrooklandvilleSt. Pauls School
      (Episcopal)
    11152 Falls Rd
    BrooklandvilleMD21022
    (410)825-4400
      (Episcopal)
    0.4 mi | 762 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • StevensonSt. Timothy's School
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    8400 Greenspring Avenue
    StevensonMD21153
    (410)486-7401
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    1.2 mi | 165 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BaltimoreBais Hamedrash & Mesivta Of Baltimore
    All-boys  | Special Program Emphasis  (Jewish)
    6823 Old Pimlico Rd
    BaltimoreMD21209
    (410)486-0006
    All-boys  | Special Program Emphasis  (Jewish)
    1.3 mi | 97 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

Recommended
3 weeks ago
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
Recommended
12 months ago
One of a kind education. Unbelievable.
- Posted by Student/Alumni

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