Baltimore Lab School

A nonpublic special education school approved by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).
Serving grades 1-12 for students with language-based learning disabilities, like dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and/or ADHD.
Prepares students for college & career with the majority of our graduates accepted to college.
Utilizes arts-integrated, multi-sensory curriculum that promotes engagement and creativity while aligned to Maryland State Standards.
Incorporates our Digital Arts Lab for graphic design, animation, video production, and more.
Supports a wide variety of after-school programs, athletics, and activities.
Accesses outstanding off-campus aquatic and sports facilities.  Integrates outdoor education adventures and opportunities across all grade levels.
Offers on-site Related Services: speech and language, counseling services, and occupational therapy including on-site, state-of-the-art OT gym.
Sponsors off-campus internships for grade 12.  Ensures community service opportunities and Service Learning projects.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 120 students
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
language-based learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD, executive functioning deficits
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
120 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Baltimore Lab School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
6 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies for Lower School, Middle School, and High School. Please visit our website for more information on tuition rates.
Summer Program Cost Notes
The Summer Program tuition information is available through our website.
Admissions Director
Kelly Keesler



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Anime & Manga Club, Arts & Crafts Club, Comics Club, Computer Club, Dungeons & Dragons Club, Green Team, Home Economics, Magic: The Gathering Club, Video Club (WBLS)

Arts and Music Programs:
Rehearsal and Performance Ensemble

School Notes

  • Baltimore Lab School educates bright, motivated students with learning disabilities (i.e. dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia) and/or ADHD in grades 1-12. Through our innovative, multi-sensory, arts-integrated curriculum, our students go on to succeed in college and careers as engaged and compassionate members of a global society. In addition to mastering core academics, students explore the visual and performing arts, engage in outdoor education, take part in service-learning projects, and participate in athletics. Our students gain confidence, self-esteem, and self-awareness. BLS students thrive in small classes with an exceptionally low teacher-student ratio with highly trained teachers and full-time on-site occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, and social workers. Baltimore Lab School approaches education from a completely unique perspective and every student at BLS receives a high level of individual attention.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Baltimore Lab School offer a summer program?
Yes, Baltimore Lab School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Baltimore Lab School offer?
Baltimore Lab School offers 9 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Bowling, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Rock Climbing, Swimming, Track and Field and Ultimate Frisbee.
When is the application deadline for Baltimore Lab School?
The application deadline for Baltimore Lab School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 120 students
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Baltimore, MD is $11,482 for elementary schools and $16,740 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore, MD is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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