Roland Park Elementary / Middle School

Roland Park Elementary Middle School empowers its diverse community to achieve success for the whole child through academic rigor, hands-on learning and the creative arts.

At a Glance
5207 Roland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 396-6420
Pre-K to 8
Bell Times
8:00 AM / 2:40 PM
Student / Teacher Ratio
Total Enrollment
Attendance Rate

About Roland Park Elementary/Middle School

Nestled among some of Baltimore's most prestigious private schools, Roland Park Elementary/Middle School more than holds its own. This kindergarten through eighth-grade public school serves a highly diverse population and ranks among the top schools in Maryland in academic achievement. Roland Park students have maintained over a decade of continuous improvement on state assessments and consistently score in the top 25 percent on national achievement tests at all grade levels. The school has earned a Blue Ribbon for Academic Excellence from the Maryland State Department of Education, and it has received state-wide acclaim for its commitment to integrating the arts into the school's curriculum. The school is widely considered a crown jewel in Maryland and plays an important leadership role in Baltimore's public and private school community. Roland Park Middle is one of only three Ingenuity Project schools in Baltimore City.

Student Demographics

  • 37.1% African-American
  • 44.7% White
  • 4.5% Hispanic
  • 13.7% Other


  • Ingenuity
  • Advanced Academics
  • Project Lead the Way
  • Honors Courses
  • Intensive Restorative Practice Site
  • Gifted and Advanced Learning Site

Meet the Principal

Principal Amanda Brown joined Roland Park Elementary/Middle School as a first-year principal after first serving a year as a residential principal at Thomas Johnson Elementary through the New Leaders for New Schools principal residency training program. The native Marylander said she enjoys Roland Park EMS’ engaged community and diversity and is looking forward to working with staff to discover what motivates student learning and using it to help students reach their potential. “In this day and age all the information students could want is out there, but we want to ignite learning and act as a facilitator so kids feel empowered,” she said.

Principal Brown’s education background includes teaching high school English and serving as an academic content liaison in the Central Office. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Salisbury University and a master’s degree in teaching for secondary literacy from the Johns Hopkins University.

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