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In-person and Meal Site Update

In-Person Learning Closures
- Armistead Gardens

An important update about in-person learning is available for Augusta Fells SavageBluford Drew Jemison, and Stadium School:
Read the Update

Meal Site Closures

- Frederick Douglass High School

The meal site at John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School will be closed until, April 23. Produce boxes will still be available on Thursday, April 15. For alternative meal sites, please visit our meals page.

Expires on 4/15

School Number

29

Matthew A. Henson Elementary School

1600 N Payson Street
Baltimore, MD 21217

410-396-0776

School leader:

Nikia Carter

Opening bell:
  8:00
Closing bell:
  2:40
Community learning network:
  7

Matthew A. Henson Elementary School's vision is to be an inspiring and collaborative learning community where hard work ensures responsible and productive citizens, where all stakeholders have high expectations and passion for learning. Our mission is to provide students with a rigorous education that engages them in powerful learning experiences within a safe and nurturing environment. Through collaboration, we promote critical thinking, social responsibility, and the self-confidence necessary to be prepared for college and a variety of career options.

Official state grade band:
Elementary
Grades served:
Pre-k to 5
Number of students:
359
Enrollment type:
Neighborhood This school accepts students who live in the attendance zone. Enroll by contacting the school.
Management type:
Traditional
Title I status:
Schoolwide
Uniform:
Light blue or dark blue polo shirt and dark blue pants (not jeans)

Academics

Programming

  • Gifted and advanced learning site
  • Intensive literacy site

Enrichment and Support

Extracurriculars

  • After care
  • Club athletics
  • Arts clubs
  • Music

Services

  • Community school

Partners

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • Maryland Department of Agriculture
  • Councilman Leon Pinkett
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students are playing with building blocks
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student smiling while sitting at the desk.
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student happy and showing he finished his work to his teacher.
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student smiling at his desk
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students smiling at their desk
principal and staff smiling by the main office
two student sitting on a rug in a classroom
student sitting at the desk reading
students working together to measure objects

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