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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 46 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,300
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 12 / rolling

Top Rankings

The Wilkesschool At Grace And St. Peter's ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1946

Student Body

Total Students
46 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
The Wilkesschool At Grace And St. Peter's Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 12 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
9500 for prekindergarten
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Nancy 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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 46 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,300
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 12 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Baltimore, MD is $10,566 for elementary schools and $13,776 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore, MD is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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