Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School. This school was chosen in partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools which, every year, renovates a set number of libraries through its own process considering academic and facility needs.

Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School in Locust Point serves students in pre-kindergarten to 8th grade. The school’s mission is to build inspired, engaged, and well-rounded students who are prepared for competitive high schools and colleges, meaningful careers, and deeply understand the world around them. To fulfill its mission, Francis Scott Key provides outstanding programs and has committed teachers, students, families, staff, and local and national community partners.


The George Washington Elementary School community, which includes students, staff, families, partners, local businesses, and neighbors, works together to support students to reach their full potential and lay a strong foundation for success in school. The school’s mascot is the eagle, and staff like to say the students soar!


Hampden Elementary/Middle School is a community school with a mission to develop a community of lifelong learners who will be ready for success in college and career. Hampden Mustangs are prepared, responsible, and respectful. Students, staff, families, partners, and community members work together to ensure every student learns something new every day.

Staff at the school differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners. In 2014, Hampden began a Gifted and Advanced Learning Program for students in grades 3 to 8.