Hampstead Hill Academy Overview

Hampstead Hill Academy is operated by the Baltimore Curriculum Project, a local nonprofit organization celebrating nearly a decade of service and student learning in Baltimore.
 
Highlights                                                                                                               
  • 757 Prek-8th grade students.                                                                     
  • HHA is a tuition-free, public charter school.
  • We choose our own curriculum, decide who to hire when there is a need, and have the control to make all day-to-day budget decisions in the best interests of our students. 
  • All of our kindergartners learn to read.We emphasize fluency and accuracy in reading.Students enjoy the HHA playground
  • Knowledge, rigor and mastery are key components of our instructional program.
  • For the 2015-2016 school year, 40 of our 62 eighth grade students were admitted to their first choice high school. Selections included:  City College, Western High School, Polytechnic High School, Notre Dame Preparatory School, The Bard School, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, City Neighbors, and the Baltimore Design School.
  • We offer physical education, instrumental music, band, health, art, library, nutrition class, drama, nature exploration and Spanish language as well as a quality before and after-school care program.
  • Students take part in a variety of activities and field trips.
  • We have two full-time nurses to service the medical needs of our students.
  • There is a full-time music teacher as well as an art teacher.
  • We have an orchestra with violins, cellos and violas.
  • We have a band with nearly 70 instruments.
  • We have wonderful clubs like Audubon, Girl Scouts, baseball, basketball,  fitness, ceramics, robotics and much more.
  • We have Family Academic Nights, Student Celebration Nights, Community Arts Nights and more.
  • We have live outdoor music festivals featuring professional artists three times a year.
  • We also produce a spring musical each year. Past shows include Beauty and the Beast , Cinderella and Hairspray.
  • We also have a PTO that coordinates many of the fundraisers throughout the course of the school year and adds support to various programs in the building.
 
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