To fully understand a complex time in history, third graders learn the points of view of colonial settlers, Native Americans, and enslaved Africans through extensive research — including building shelters modeled after those of Eastern Woodland Indians.
Upper School student tutors staff and run the Michael Cardin ’85 Writing Center, working with Lower, Middle, and Upper School writers in a variety of settings. Here, a student tutor works with a fourth grader on developing her writing.
Fifth graders construct and use catapults to run experiments in which they collect and analyze data. Science is not just description or information, but inquiry: children try to design experiments that will help them find out what they don’t yet know.
Park's motto, A Sound Mind in a Sound Body, manifests itself throughout the Middle School curriculum. The eighth grade physical education program is elective-based — allowing students to explore their varied interests, including canoeing on Park's pond.
Through varsity, JV, and freshman/sophomore teams in the Upper School, Park emphasizes a balanced approach valuing teamwork, sportsmanship, competitive spirit — and passion. (Photo: Girls' Soccer caps undefeated season with conference championship!)
Our interscholastic teams learn game fundamentals and strategies, work on conditioning and fitness, and understand the importance of perseverance, fighting against odds, and winning with humility and integrity.
Park's Mock Trial team has won four State Championships. Excelling in this head-to-head competition requires understanding of the law; excellent listening, speaking, reading, and reasoning skills; communication and cooperation; and focused determination.
We invite you to explore Park through a variety of virtual Admission and Tuition Assistance events that highlight our distinctive teaching and learning, our community, our curriculum, and our spaces.Read More
At The Park School of Baltimore, the work of anti-racism, and our larger goals around diversity, equity, and inclusion, are the responsibility of every member of the community...Read More
"The Park School Digital Campus" is a source of information and resources regarding the 2020-21 school year. Please check the site frequently for the most up-to-date information.Read More
Park is one of just 50 schools across the country recognized by the Malone Family Foundation with a $2 million grant enabling us to award two additional need-based tuition assistance grants each year.…Read More
By supplementing family tuition contributions, our Tuition Assistance Program seeks to make a Park School education affordable for families from a wide range of economic backgrounds.Read More
The unique F. Parvin Sharpless Faculty and Curricular Advancement Program provides time and resources to develop, refine, and innovate curricula while providing inspired professional growth for teachers…Read More
To understand the Park approach to education, the sense of community here at our school, and the opportunities to discover one's best authentic self, get to know a Park student.Read More
The goal of the Park Kindergarten program (Pre-K – Age 4; Kindergarten — Age 5) is to stimulate the healthy growth of each child's intellectual, social, physical, emotional, and ethical powers.Read More
In grades 4-12, our interscholastic athletes work to bring home championships, win rivalry games, and finish each season with records that make both team members and the community proud.Read More
Learn about Park alumni as they pursue further academic achievement, develop professional pursuits, and continue the process of choosing for themselves from the wide range of possibilities life offers.
In an op-ed for Maryland Matters, Park junior Alex Norbrook expertly and beautifully discusses the history of invasive vines in the U.S., the hazards of these vines, and how they can be stopped. As an intern for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network,…Read More
Founded in 1912, The Park School of Baltimore is an independent, gender-inclusive, non-sectarian, progressive Pre-K through 12 school located on a 100-acre campus minutes from the city. Park students are inquisitive, comfortable in their own skin, show and earn respect, and are mature beyond their years. They are bright, motivated, curious, and love to explore — always asking “What if?” and “How and why?” and “Why not?” By immersing students in a challenging curriculum and surrounding them with a dedicated, impassioned faculty, we create an environment that enables them to become their best authentic selves. Having experienced diverse perspectives and positive expectations, Park students venture into the world with the knowledge, the confidence, and the skills they need to become successful adults.Learn More about Our Values
The school accepts applications for all grades. Main entry points are First Year Kindergarten, Second Year Kindergarten, and Grades 1, 6, and 9. Children must be four years old by September 1 to apply for First Year Kindergarten.Apply to Park