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Possible technology service interruption.

On Friday, September 29, 2023, between 6 and 8 p.m., City Schools will be updating our technology infrastructure. This maintenance may cause intermittent service disruptions to all City Schools' technology services. This includes any systems that require internet access and cloud-based services. Please plan accordingly. 

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Board of School Commissioners

Applications for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners are NOW OPEN! If you or someone you know is passionate about education and ready to be a driving force for change, we encourage you to apply today. The deadline to apply is September 29, 2023. To learn the position's qualifications and apply, please click here.
Board's Vision

City Schools are safe learning environments where students receive a diverse and inclusive education that equips them for success.

Board's Mission

City Schools’ mission is to provide a quality education that focuses on the total development of each child equipping all students with the life skills and academic foundation needed to contribute to our changing society.

Board Strategic Priorities


City Schools will ensure effective, relevant, and rigorous instruction is designed to engage and prepare students to be independent, creative, and compassionate leaders.


City Schools will actively recruit, retain, and support qualified educators, administrators, and staff who are prepared to accelerate the personal growth and academic excellence of each student.


City Schools will have high-quality, modernized facilities and resources that support the success of students, educators, administrators, and staff.


City Schools will effectively engage all stakeholders which include parents, families, and caregivers in their child’s education and community partners who can contribute to the student’s success.


City Schools will provide equal access to district services, resources, and facilities to ensure the success of students, staff, and the surrounding community.


City Schools will increase the number of educational programming of all types and levels throughout the city, while ensuring that all schools, including charters, guarantee a high-quality educational experience.


City Schools will continuously work toward equity at all levels by implementing policies, practices, and procedures that create a welcoming and inclusive academic and professional environment.

Blueprint Achievement Goals

The Blueprint + Our Community = Student Success

We’ve set three Blueprint Achievement Goals to transform our school system - and the lives of students – for the better. The goals are guided by:

Four goals that support the Blueprint for Student Success


Increase the student wholeness composite score


Increase the % of students proficient on the MCAP ELA/Literacy assessment


Increase the 4-year graduation rate


Increase the % of students proficient on the MCAP Grade 3-8 and Algebra I assessment