A Parents’ Guide to School Options

Baltimore City offers a variety of education options for families. We’ve put together a quick 5-minute video to help parents understand Baltimore City’s school options. This includes traditional public schools, public charter schools, independent, private, or parochial schools, and homeschooling. Families can also use this school guide to help you discover where to begin, your school options, and how to choose a Baltimore City school using your location and priorities.


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The great news is—whether you land on a zoned school, a charter school, or a private school the only “right choice” is the one that’s right for you. Looking for more kid-friendly resources and information? Subscribe to our I ❤️ City Life with Kids Newsletter.
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