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.
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.
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.