The Wilkesschool At Grace And St. Peter's

  • The Wilkes School School is an independent Episcopal school affiliated with Grace and St. Peter's Church, located in Mt. Vernon, the cultural heart of Baltimore.
  • Founded to serve the children of working parents, The Wilkes School continues to bring together families of diverse backgrounds, religions, and races.
  • With concern for each child's intellectual, physical, and spiritual needs, the school stresses reading, writing, mathematics, science, language, the arts, and moral development.
  • The school draws on the cultural resources of the Mt. Vernon area as an integral part of the curriculum.
  • The Wilkes School is committed to preparing each student to thrive socially and academically in secondary school.
  • Supported by a caring faculty, children at The Wilkes School grow to welcome the challenges of learning as they approach young adulthood.
  • They are encouraged to recognize and appreciate their own strengths and to respect the unique qualities of their fellow students.
  • In this way, they develop self-confidence and experience the value of shared successes.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1946

Student Body

Total Students46 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade The Wilkesschool At Grace And St. Peter's Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 12 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,300
Tuition Notes9500 for prekindergarten
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorNancy DeBell

School Notes

  • The Wilkes School is an independent Episcopal school affiliated with Grace and St. Peter's Church, located in Mt. Vernon, the cultural heart of Baltimore. Founded to serve the children of working parents, The Wilkes School continues to bring together families of diverse backgrounds, religions, and races. With concern for each child's intellectual, physical, and spiritual needs, the school stresses reading, writing, mathematics, science, language, the arts, and moral development. The school draws on the cultural resources of the Mt. Vernon area as an integral part of the curriculum. The Wilkes School is committed to preparing each student to thrive socially and academically in secondary school. Supported by a caring faculty, children at The Wilkes School grow to welcome the challenges of learning as they approach young adulthood. They are encouraged to recognize and appreciate their own strengths and to respect the unique qualities of their fellow students. In this way, they develop self-confidence and experience the value of shared successes.
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