Park School of Baltimore

Founded in 1912, The Park School of Baltimore is an independent, gender-inclusive, non-sectarian progressive pre-K through 12 school located on a 100-acre wooded campus minutes from the city.
To get to know Park, talk to a student, engage a faculty member, and follow the paths of its alumni.
Park graduates pursue further academic achievement, develop professional pursuits, and are prepared to continue the process of choosing for themselves from the wide range of possibilities life offers.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 806 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / Jan. 1

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1912

Student Body

Total Students
806 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 37%
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
75%
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Dec. 1 / Jan. 1
Tuition Notes
$18850 - $34080
% on Financial Aid
37%
Admissions Director
Ruthie Sachs Kalvar '85
Admissions Associate
Cheveé Taylor ’01

Sports

Extracurriculars

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

Recreational Athletic Programs:
athletics

School Notes

The Park School of Baltimore Mission
  • Devoted to intellectual inquiry, a collaborative spirit of learning, and an appreciation for the diversity of human experience, The Park School of Baltimore is a community founded on positive expectations of our students and respect for individual differences. 
  • We cultivate children`s innate curiosity by nurturing their interests and engaging them as active participants in their own education. 
  • We support young people in becoming confident questioners and responsible citizens of the world.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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.
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5  
One of a kind education. Unbelievable.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 806 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / Jan. 1

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The average private school tuition in Baltimore County, MD is $12,719 for elementary schools and $19,012 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore County, MD is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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