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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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Govans Elementary School

5801 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21212


School leader:

Bernarda Kwaw

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Govans Elementary School is a neighborhood charter school operated by the Baltimore Curriculum Project. Our mission is to increase the academic achievement of our students in partnership with the community. We want to ensure that all students receive a quality education and the tools needed to become accountable, productive, and responsible citizens. Our vision is to create an environment that is safe and nurturing. At Govans Elementary, we are committed to students reaching their full potential and seeing the endless possibilities of their futures. The Board of School Commissioners approved a recommendation to renew the school charter for Govans Elementary School for 5 years. Learn more at

Official state grade band:
Grades served:
Pre-k to 5
Number of students:
Enrollment type:
Neighborhood This school accepts students who live in the attendance zone. Enroll by contacting the school.
Management type:
Title I status:
White tops, navy blue bottoms
Building info:
21st-century scheduled
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  • ESOL site

Academic Approach

  • Direct instruction

Enrichment and Support


  • Community school


  • Notre Dame of Maryland University
  • Maryland State Department of Education
  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation

School Performance

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Parent Organization

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