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Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy West

1500 Harlem Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217


School leader:

Ryan Durr

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Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy West is the only all-male middle/high school in Baltimore City. The vision of BDJ is to build strong, positive relationships with male scholars so they can achieve independence, confidence, and academic knowledge as they pursue college and career opportunities. BDJ prides itself on exposing our male scholars to all aspects of STEM and preparing them to pursue continued education and careers in the STEM field.



  • Intensive restorative practices site
  • STEM

Academic Approach

  • All boys

CTE Pathways

    Information Technology
  • Computer science
  • Networking, CISCO

Enrichment and Support


  • Community school
Students working on a mural in the hallway of there school
students in robotics building a robot
student in class focused and paying attention to the teacher
students at their desk doing school work
administrative staff posing in the office
student in class raising his hand to answer a question
student drawing an outline for a mural in the hallway
students standing in the hallway smiling
Secretary answering the office phone
student working on the computer

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