Frequently Asked Questions
Is there tuition for this school?
- No. This is a public charter school. However, if you live outside of Baltimore City and your child is accepted to The Empowerment Academy, you will pay a tuition to Baltimore City, not to the school itself.
How can I get my child enrolled?
- You must first call the school for an application. Applications are due by January 30th.
What ages are students able to enroll?
- Parents of students who are of Pre-Kindergarten through middle school age can request an application for their children.
What ages are accepted in the After School Program?
- Children in the After School Program are accepted starting at 1st grade. Only 60 students are in the program.
Does the Empowerment Academy teach Religion?
- No. Because we are a public school, we do not teach religion. We do teach the six pillars of the Character Counts program.
What is the school's inclement weather policy?
- We use the Baltimore City Public School System policy.
What happens if parents do not adhere to the contract that they signed during the admission process?
- Families not adhering to the signed contract may be asked to return to their zoned schools.