• 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.