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The mission of the Baltimore City Public School Interscholastic Athletics program is to build a sense of community and shared responsibility among students and school teams while promoting school morale and unity. We strive to foster academic excellence, uphold ideals of good sports citizenship, and are committed to the highest level of integrity through MPSSAA and City Schools rules and regulations. 

Important Update on Vaccination

Baltimore City Public Schools Athletics department requires COVID-19 vaccination for participation in winter and spring sports. A medical exception from COVID-19 vaccination is allowed for certain recognized contraindications. A list of all contraindications can be found at CDC Home.

The Health Care Provider should complete the form. Should you have any questions, please contact Tiffany Byrd- Athletic Coordinator (Tbyrd@bcps.k12.md.us) or Dr. Louise Drink-Director of Home & Hospital (Llfink@bcps.k12.md.us).

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Physical health is an essential aspect of overall well-being. In addition to physical education as part of the school curriculum, middle and high school students can compete in interscholastic athletics outside the regular school day.

By playing on a school team, students 

  • Increase physical fitness 
  • Develop physical skills, including strength, coordination and endurance
  • Build self-reliance and emotional maturity
  • Broaden interpersonal experiences that result in social growth and understanding in human relations
  • Gain opportunities to develop mental acuity and effective problem-solving skills

And school teams contribute to the well-being of the entire school by promoting

  • Understanding and appreciation of the place of athletics in American culture
  • Ideals of good sportsmanship
  • School morale and student involvement in school
  • The school as a community that includes current students, families, staff, alumni, patrons, partners and friends

Contact individual schools to find out which sports they offer.