2013

Arlington

Arlington Elementary/Middle School is a thriving school community in Baltimore’s Park Heights neighborhood, less than a mile from the city’s famous Pimlico race course. It serves 547 students in pre-kindergarten through grade eight, in a supportive academic environment where both faculty and students believe they can and will learn. As a community resource school, Arlington benefits from a close partnership with Park Heights Renaissance that brings services and supports into the school, reinforcing for students that their entire community is behind them and working with them toward success. A new partnership with the Johns Hopkins University is bringing innovative science teaching and learning to Arlington. Additional information about this school can be found here.

The Henderson-Hopkins School (formerly East Baltimore Community School) is a charter school that is part of a unique university-community partnership to create a high performing school that serves a diverse, mixed-income community of students and families in East Baltimore. The school’s current enrollment is 546 students in pre-kindergarten through grade eight. The school shares the campus with The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Early Childhood Center, a 28,000 square foot facility. In addition, the school takes a holistic approach to developing the potential of each student and emphasizes individualized learning and family and community involvement supported by wrap-around services. Additional information about this school can be found here.

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

The Historic Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary School is dedicated to educating the mind, body, and spirit of every child, with special emphasis on nurturing principles of respect, hard work, dignity, cooperation, commitment, and problem solving. The school provides a challenging curriculum in pre-kindergarten through grade five, implemented with flexibility to meet the individual needs of 266 students. The University of Maryland School of Social Work is actively involved in this community resource school, providing support services to children and families, and community partnerships further contribute to school life. Additional information about this school can be found here.