It’s Fall Open House season! If you’re considering an independent school education for your son or daughter next school year, here are upcoming open houses and visiting opportunities from our partner schools.

Baltimore Independent Schools Fall Open Houses

The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland

Sunday, October 22 | 11 AM – 1 PM

Any parent who’s gone through finding the right school for their child knows the process can be confusing and difficult. That’s why our admissions team focuses on two things: helping our prospective families get to really know Boys’ Latin, while we get to really know them.  Come experience the best of Boys’ Latin, where all boys can pursue their curiosities, challenge themselves and develop their talents.  MORE

The Bryn Mawr School

Sunday, November 5 | 11 AM – 1 PM

Bryn Mawr’s Fall Visiting Days are a great opportunity for you to see Bryn Mawr during a real school day and to meet and speak with the director of the academic division to which your daughter will apply. Enjoy a campus tour, classroom visits, hearing from our students, and seeing firsthand the value and power of a girls’ education. Fall Visiting Days are designed for prospective parents and guardians. Prospective K-12 students are invited to join their parents and guardians on Sunday, November 5th, for our Fall Open House.  The Fall Open House is a weekend opportunity to tour our campus and to hear from administrators, teachers, and students from your prospective division. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. The event begins at 11 a.m. and will conclude by 1 p.m. MORE

Calvert School

Thursday, October, 26 | 9 AM – 11 AM

Considering Calvert Day: Join us for an opportunity to learn more about Calvert School!  Prospective parents are invited to spend a morning at Calvert! Meet administrators, learn more about Calvert, and tour the school with our Middle School student ambassadors. MORE

Cambridge School Open House

Experiencing Cambridge in action is the best way to know if they are the right fit for your family. The school encourages you to schedule a tour and see their classrooms for yourself. MORE

Garrison Forest School

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Spending time on campus is the best way to experience all that Garrison Forest has to offer. Your are invited to schedule a personalized tour, join them for their prospective parent visiting day or open house, a shadow day or even schedule a “Garrison Getaway” and stay overnight if you are interested in their boarding program. MORE

Gilman School

Saturday, October 28 | 12:30 PM – 2 PM 

Prospective boys entering grades six through twelve and their families are invited to join us for an active morning exploring the exciting learning opportunities available at our school. Campus tours, classroom visits, and the chance to speak with students and faculty follow a brief welcome presentation. Stay after for the best of Gilman wrapped into an afternoon. Experience school spirit and see student activities in action when the Traveling Men sing the National Anthem, the Barbecue Club serves you lunch and the Drum Line keeps the beat! MORE

Greenspring Montessori School

Saturday, November 18 | 10 AM – 12 PM
Tuesday, December 5 |  9 AM – 10:30 AM

Interested parents are invited to come and visit Greenspring Montessori School school to learn more about the Montessori method, the historic campus, and the unique learning community that exists at at the school. Your first visit and the first step in their Admissions process is to attend an Information Session. Information Sessions are designed as a brief introduction to Montessori education. This hour and a half session begins with a presentation on the various aspects of the Montessori educational philosophy and concludes with a tour of the campus. This event is for adults only.   At least one parent is required to attend an Information Session prior to applying to Greenspring Montessori School. (You will be sent a link to our online application after you have attended an Information Session.) MORE

Harford Day School

Ongoing Weekday Tours |  8:30 AM – 2 PM

By selecting Harford Day, families make education a priority and in return, they find a supportive community of teachers, administrators, and fellow parents. A personalized visit typically lasts 1 to 1-1/2 hours, including a tour of our 12-acre campus, opportunities to observe our small classes, and time to discuss the admissions process. Visits are best weekdays between 8:30 AM and 2:00 PM to experience their vibrant learning community. Schedule a parent visit and campus tour by contacting Diane Russell, Director of Admissions, 410-809-2403 or via email MORE

McDonogh School

Lower School: Wednesday, October 11, 9 AM – 11 AM |  Thursday, October 26, 9 AM – 11 AM | Tuesday, November 7, 9 AM – 11 AM
Middle School: Sunday, October 29 |  12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Upper School: Sunday, October 29 | 3 PM – 5 PM 

Parents of prospective Lower Schoolers are invited to attend one of our three open houses on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, Thursday, October 26, 2017, and  Tuesday, November 7, 2017. These programs start at 9 a.m. in Elderkin Hall. Please plan to spend about 2 hours with us. Highlights include words of wisdom from Headmaster Charlie Britton and Head of Lower School Barbara Robins; “Life in the Lower School” DVD presentation; faculty-led tours of campus (please wear comfortable shoes); and a reception and opportunity to ask questions of the staff. You may sign up online, or call 443-544-7020 today to reserve your place. Lower School open houses fill up quickly.

Families of prospective Middle School students are invited to McDonogh’s Fall Open House on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The program will begin in the Horn Theater, and no preregistration is necessary. Parking is available in the Woods Lot off the Lamborn Road Entrance. This is your chance to talk with students, teachers, and administrators; learn about the Middle School’s academic, arts, and athletic offerings; take a student-led tour of classrooms, studios, and athletic facilities; and discover why our students, faculty, and parents say, “There’s No Place Like McDonogh.” No preregistration is required!

Families of prospective Upper School students are invited to McDonogh’s Fall Open House on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. The program will begin in the Horn Theater, and no preregistration is necessary. Parking is available in the Woods Lot off the Lamborn Road Entrance. This is your chance to talk with students, teachers, and administrators; learn about the Upper School’s academic, arts, and athletic offerings; take a student-led tour of classrooms, studios, and athletic facilities; and discover why our students, faculty, and parents say, “There’s No Place Like McDonogh.” No preregistration is required! MORE

Park School of Baltimore

Lower School: October 7
Middle and Upper School: Sunday, October 29 | 1 PM – 3 PM

The Park School hosts a range of admission events this fall, including “Hands-On, Minds-On” Open Houses. Park’s inspired and inspiring faculty members lead these Open House experiences for students and their parents — offering a selection of curricular and co-curricular activities with the opportunity to engage hands and minds. Park students are on site to share their perspectives and to participate in the activities along with visiting families. Parents and students are invited to visit Park’s 100-acre campus and learn more about their unique approach to learning!

Prospective parents are also invited to attend fall tours with Park’s Lower, Middle, and Upper School Principals  on Thursday, October 5th, Friday, November 3rd, and Thursday, December 7th from 8:45am – 10:30am. In addition to touring Park’s Pre-K through Grade 12 academic settings, you’ll get to know Head of School Dan Paradis and learn about the attributes and affordability of a Park education. (Note: Reservations are required.) MORE

Roland Park Country School

Sunday, October 22 | 1 PM

Join Roland Park Country School on October 22nd at 1:00 pm for a fun-filled day of exploration and learning. The day features hands-on activities for prospective students Preschool through Grade 12. Meet their Head of School Caroline Blatti and get to know their Administration and Faculty. MORE

St. James Academy

The Private School Difference: an “Un” Common Experience
Wednesday, November 8 | 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

A private school education is an investment in your child’s future. Join Interim Head of School Maureen Walsh and Director of School Search Group Becky Reynolds, M.A. CEP to discover the value of independent education, how to choose the right school. St. James also invite you to see innovate learning in action through the eyes of our student tour guides immediately following the workshop. MORE

Halloween Family Fest
Saturday, October 28 | 3 PM – 5 PM 

Join St. James Academy and (cool) progeny for a BOOtastic afternoon! Crafts, music, face painting, trick-or-treating, snacks, and MORE! Come in costume and have a kid-friendly ghoulishly good time! $10 for the whole family to attend (All snacks and activities are included in the pass!). MORE

St. Paul’s School

Lower School Open House: Friday, October 27 | 9 AM
Information Sessions (all sessions begin at 8:45 AM)

  • Lower School: November 15, 2017, December 6, 2017, January 10, 2018
  • Middle School: October 3, 2017, Oct. 24, 2017, November 14, 2017, December 5, 2017
  • Upper School: October 5, 2017, November 9, 2017, December. 7, 2017

A hallmark of the way St. Paul’s prepares its graduates for life in an ever-changing world is the personalized, individual attention that we provide every student throughout their time at the School. This personalized attention begins with the Admissions process. As you consider where to apply for the 2018-19 school year, we invite you to visit St. Paul’s and learn about our School at an upcoming Information Session. Beginning at 8:45 a.m., these 90-minute sessions will provide you the opportunity to talk with the Head of our Lower, Middle, or Upper School, ask questions of students in a small group setting, and take a campus tour. Please call the Admissions Office at 410-821-3034 or email to register for an Information Session or schedule a tour today. MORE

St. Paul’s School for Girls

Middle School: Tuesday, October 24, 8:30-10 AM | Tuesday, November 14, 6:30 PM -7:30 PM | Thursday, December 7, 8:30 AM -10 AM |  Thursday, January 4, 8:30-10 AM
Upper School: Tuesday, October 17,  8:30-10 AM |  Thursday, November 9, 8:30-10 AM | Tuesday, November 14, 6:30-7:30 PM | Friday, January 5, 8:30-10 AM 

St. Paul’s School for Girls offers several parent information sessions throughout the fall to learn more about their school, faculty, students, and teaching philosophies. Call 443‑632‑1082 to schedule and register. MORE

St. Pius X School

Thursday, November 9 | 8:30 AM -10 AM and  6 PM – -7:30 PM

St. Pius X School hopes you can visit them for their Open House on Thursday, November 9th. There are two times available: 8:20-10:00 AM or 6 PM – 7:30 PM! To find out more, or to schedule a visiting day, please fill out this form and the school will contact you as soon as possible. MORE

Waldorf School of Baltimore

Wednesday, October 25 | 8 AM – 11:30 AM

This open house Visiting Morning offers a wonderful glimpse into what makes the Waldorf School of Baltimore inspiring! Experience the distinct teaching methods used by our dedicated faculty to bring challenging subject matters, such as nature studies in elementary school and platonic solids in middle school, to life. Gain a deeper awareness and appreciation for the nurturing tone of our classrooms; and their ability to positively impact your child’s knowledge of self and of others. These sessions are for adults only. MORE