The real measure of our progress as a people is the achievement of our children. He is happy to report that first and second grade students in Baltimore City schools are scoring above the national average in reading and math and students in all grades are improving faster than the state average on the Maryland School Assessment tests. Experts report that no urban system is progressing as quickly as Baltimore 's schools on standardized tests.
For more information about Baltimore City Public Schools visit their website.
Baltimore City has more than 14 private schools including both parochial and non-secular offering kindergarten through 12th grade. For a complete listing of private schools in Baltimore City, please access the the Association of Independent Maryland Schools.
For more information regarding private educational opportunities, visit the Association of Independent Maryland Schools at www.aimsmd.org.
Within the City of Baltimore and surrounding region, there are more than 30 institutions of higher learning, providing a knowledge-based workforce with diverse educational backgrounds and technical skills. Many employers and residents take advantage of the colleges and universities to gain additional career-oriented education through regular or customized curriculum or advanced degrees. For detailed information on Baltimore colleges and universities, please visit the Baltimore Collegetown Network, Baltimore's regional higher education resource.