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School Number

480

Baltimore City College

3220 The Alameda
Baltimore, MD 21218

410-396-6557

School leader:

Cindy Harcum

Opening bell:
  7:50
Closing bell:
  2:40
Community learning network:
  9

Baltimore City College is the nation’s third oldest public high school. As an International Baccalaureate World School, City College offers a rigorous college-preparatory program that incorporates communication, intercultural awareness, and inquiry-based learning. Our school motto, Palmam Qui Meruit Ferat (“Honor to the one who earns it”), reflects our commitment to hard work and excellence. Graduates include Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, and Emmy Award winners; elected officials; professional athletes; and prominent artists.

Official state grade band:
High
Grades served:
9 to 12
Number of students:
1363
Enrollment type:
Entrance criteria Apply to this school by filling out the choice application. You must meet the composite score requirements.
Management type:
Traditional
Building info:
Green school
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Academics

Programming

  • ESOL site
  • International Baccalaureate

AP Offerings

  • English
  • History & social sciences
  • Math & computer science

Enrichment and Support

Extracurriculars

  • Robotics