The transition from private elementary school to high school – either public or private – is a significant but exciting change. Like all transitions, it includes a combination of preparation, excitement and even a little apprehension.
The foundation has been laid and the seeds planted. Your high school years will be ones of building on that foundation and blossoming into the young adult who begins to think about the right next steps in terms of college and a career.
For students considering Baltimore City Public High Schools, this new school choice website is a great online tool to help them make this important decision. Visit https://schoolchoice.baltimorecityschools.org/ to browse schools by location and programs offered.
Check out some of the links below for more information on what to think about when looking for the right high school for you.
AIMS (Association of Independent Maryland Schools)
Visit this page to learn about finding AND affording private school.
General information about all levels of schools, with articles on how to choose schools and supporting children in their education
Archdiocese of Baltimore
A resource about Catholic education in Baltimore.
A listing of Jewish Day Schools in Baltimore.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology. Browse our classroom lessons and parent education resources by grade level or topical area.
Maryland Charter School Network
A comprehensive list of charter schools in the state.
US News and World Report Public High School Ranking Information
Maryland’s Baltimore City Public Schools contains 38 high schools. The district contains nine schools that received gold, silver or bronze medals in U.S. News’s Best High Schools rankings. See where the school you are considering ranks.