Open House Dates, 2018-19

  • Visiting a school is the best way to see if it might be the right fit for you. Here are the dates and times of upcoming open houses and shadow days at middle and high schools. Find addresses and phone numbers for each school here.

    Ingenuity Project: Special middle school information session

    Saturday, November 10, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
    Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (in the library)
    1400 W. Cold Spring Lane
    Baltimore, MD 21209

    Elementary/middle school open houses

    • Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School (pre-k to grade 8)
      Open houses: October 8, November 12, and January 16, from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. each day
      Shadowing: Same dates as open houses, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. each day

    • Hamilton Elementary/Middle School (pre-k to grade 8)
      Open houses: October 25 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; November 14 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; November 20 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; December 12 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

    • Mount Royal Elementary/Middle School (kindergarten to grade 8)
      Open houses: November 7 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.; December 12 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
      Shadowing: December 4, 6, 18, and 20, from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. each day

    • Roland Park Elementary/Middle School (pre-k to grade 8)
      Open houses: November 15, beginning at 10:30 a.m.; December 4, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

    • Contact the school for information about visiting the following: Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys, Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School, Cross Country Elementary/Middle School, Lillie May Carroll Jackson School (girls only), Waverly Elementary/Middle School 

    Middle schools (all serve grades 6 to 8)

    • Afya Public Charter School
      Open houses: December 6, January 10, and January 17, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. each day

    • Stadium School
      Open house: December 5, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
      Shadowing: January 9, 8:45 to 11:15 a.m.

    • Vanguard Collegiate Middle School
      Open houses: December 5 and 18, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each day

    • Contact the school for information about visiting the following: Banneker Blake Academy for Arts and Sciences (boys only), Booker T. Washington Middle School, The Crossroads School 

    Middle/high schools (all serve grades 6 to 12)

    • Academy for College and Career Exploration
      Open house: December 15
      Shadowing: December 12 and January 8

    • Baltimore Design School
      Middle school interest survey and tours: November 14 and December 12, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. each day; January 12, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.; February 20 and March 20, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
      High school portfolio workshops and tours: October 17, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. (graphic design only); November 14 and December 12, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; January 12, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
      High school portfolio review: February 20 and March 20, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

    • Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women (all girls)
      Open house: December 13, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

    • Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy West
      Open house: November 15 and December 18, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    • ConneXions: A Community Based Arts School
      Shadowing: November 13 and December 6

    • Green Street Academy
      Open houses: October 10 and December 12, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. each day

    • NACA Freedom and Democracy Academy II
      Open houses: November 19, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; November 20, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

    • National Academy Foundation
      Open house: November 15, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
      Shadowing: December 14

    High schools (all serve grades 9 to 12)

    • Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts
      Open houses: November 13, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; December 11, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
      Shadowing: November 20, December 13

    • Baltimore City College
      Open houses: October 17 and November 8, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. each day
      Previews: October 17, November 13 and 15, December 4 and 6

    • Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
      Open houses: October 28, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.; November 15, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

    • Baltimore School for the Arts
      Shadow days for each department, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day
      Acting: October 30; November 1, 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 28, 30; December 4, 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19 
      Stage: October 24, 25, 30; November 1, 7, 8, 28, 29; December 4, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18
      Dance: October 24, 25: November 1, 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 29, 30; December 19
      Film: October 24, 25, 30; November 2, 8, 9, 14, 16, 28, 29; December 11, 12, 13, 17
      Visual art: October 24, 25, 30; November 1, 7, 8, 14, 28, 29; December 4, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 

    • Bard High School Early College
      Open houses: October 2 and 18; November 1, 15, and 29; December 13; Janaury 10; beginning at 5:30 p.m. each day

    • City Neighbors High School
      Open houses: November 15 and December 11, beginning at 6:00 p.m. both days

    • Coppin Academy
      Open houses: October 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; November 5, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.; November 29, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; January 26, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
      Shadowing: October 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30; November 2, 6, 9, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20; January 7, 8, 11, 14 (8:00 to 11:00 a.m. only on all days)

    • Digital Harbor High School
      Open houses: November 28, beginning at 4:00 p.m.; January 4, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

    • Edmondson-Westside High School
      Open houses: November 7 and December 4, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. each day
      Shadowing: November 14 and December 12, 8:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. each day

    • Forest Park High School
      Open houses: November 14, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.; December 1, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

    • Independence School Local I High
      Open houses: November 14 and December 12, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. each day

    • Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School
      Open houses: November 14, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.; November 17, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    • New Era Academy (including P-TECH)
      Open house: October 29, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
      Shadowing: November 14, 9:00 to 11:20 a.m.

    • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (including P-TECH)
      Open houses: November 14 and December 12, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. each day
      Shadowing: January 4, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    • The Reach! Partnership School
      Open houses: November 14 and December 12, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. each day

    • Reginald F. Lewis High School
      Open house: October 8, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
      Shadowing: December 6, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

    • Renaissance Academy
      Open house: October 23, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
      Shadowing: October 23, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    • Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy
      Open houses: November 17, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; December 6, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
      Shadowing: Between November 19 and 30, and December 10 and 22

    • Western High School
      Open houses: October 27, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.; November 13, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    • Contact the school for information about visiting the following: Benjamin Franklin High School, Carver Vocational-Technical High School, Frederick Douglass High School, Patterson High School