The Children's Guild

The Children's Guild is a nonprofit, child-serving organization founded in 1953, serving emotionally disturbed children through the provision of special education, group living, treatment foster care and mental health services in Maryland.
Transformation Education, Behavior-disordered children referred to our special education schools, group living program, foster homes or mental health center strongly hold their beliefs valid and their own view of reality as accurate.
They have learned their mindset from the experience of living in their personal culture.
Given their personal culture was so effective in creating their current mindset, we have taken the method the children originally learned how to behave and think, i.e., culture, and uses it to acculturate children with a new mindset.
The result they know two ways of thinking rather than one.
The Children's Guild's programs are either approved by the Maryland State Department of Education or licensed by the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
The Guild Day Schools in Annapolis, Baltimore, and Prince Georges' County, Maryland are accredited by the National Commission Accrediting Special Education Services.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 78 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The Children's Guild ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
78 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
The Children's Guild Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The Children's Guild is a nonprofit, child-serving organization founded in 1953, serving emotionally disturbed children through the provision of special education, group living, treatment foster care and mental health services in Maryland. Transformation Education, Behavior-disordered children referred to our special education schools, group living program, foster homes or mental health center strongly hold their beliefs valid and their own view of reality as accurate. They have learned their mindset from the experience of living in their personal culture. Given their personal culture was so effective in creating their current mindset, we have taken the method the children originally learned how to behave and think, i.e., culture, and uses it to acculturate children with a new mindset. The result they know two ways of thinking rather than one. The Children's Guild's programs are either approved by the Maryland State Department of Education or licensed by the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The Guild Day Schools in Annapolis, Baltimore, and Prince Georges' County, Maryland are accredited by the National Commission Accrediting Special Education Services.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 78 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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