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.

Fall Independent School Open Houses in Baltimore

The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland Open House

October 14 | 10 AM – 12 PM 

Prospective boys entering Kindergarten through twelfth grade and their families are invited to spend the morning at Boys‘ Latin touring their campus, getting to know their teachers, and engaging in hands-on learning. Experience the Boys’ Latin community for yourself,  where boys can pursue their passions,  discover hidden talents,  and grow academically and personally. MORE

The Bryn Mawr School

Open House: October 21 | 11 AM – 1 PM
Upper School Fall Visit Days: October 9, November 16
Middle School Fall Visit days: October 16, November 29
Lower School Fall Visit day: November 8

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, October 21st, for their 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. The event begins at 11 a.m. and will conclude by 1 p.m. MORE

Calvert School

Thursday, October 18 | 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Tuesday, November 14 | 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Considering Calvert Day is a great opportunity to learn more about Calvert School!  Prospective parents are invited to spend a morning at Calvert where they will meet administrators, learn more about Calvert, and experience a guided, behind-the-scenes tour with Calvert School student leaders. Come see what makes a Calvert education so special! MORE

Cambridge School

Garrison Forest School

Lower School (Grades K – 5) Parent Open House: Friday, October 12 | 8 AM – 10 AM<

Middle School (Grades 6-8) Parent Open House: Wednesday, October 24 | 7:45 AM – 9:30 AM

Upper School (Grades 9-12) Parent Open House: Thursday, October 25 | 8 AM – 10 AM

Spending time on campus is the best way to experience all that Garrison Forest has to offer. Join them for Parent Open Houses in October. MORE

Gilman School

Upper and Middle Schools: Saturday, October 20 | 12:30 – 2 PM

Middle School: Wednesday, November 7 | Friday, November 30 | 12 – 3 PM

Pre-K through First: Wednesday, October 17; Thursday, October 25; Tuesday, November 6; Wednesday, November 28 | 9 – 11 AM

Grades 2-5: Wednesday, November 14; Wednesday, November 28 | 9 – 11 AM

Toddler Time at Gilman: Friday, October 26; Tuesday, November 13; Friday, November 30 | 9:15 -10:15 AM

On October 20, boys entering grades six through twelve and their families are invited to join Gilman to explore the exciting learning opportunities available at their school. Following campus tours, classroom visits, and the chance to speak with students and faculty, stay 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 and their varsity football team takes on Loyola. Transportation from Howard and Harford counties is available! MORE

On November 7 and November 30, prospective Middle School students are invited to spend the afternoon checking out Gilman. Join students and faculty for lunch (complimentary meal will be served), then visit classes in session and take a tour of the Innovation Lab (one of the coolest spaces on campus). MORE

Parents can learn all about the Lower School during a morning visit featuring an information session, parent-led tours, and class visits on the days listed above. MORE

Parents and their two- or three-year old children are invited to join Gilman School for Toddler Time on October 26 or November 13 or 30. MORE

The GreenMount School

Glimpse of GreenMount: Wednesday, October 10, 8:30-10:30 AM | Tuesday, October 16, 1 PM – 3 PM | Monday, October 22, 8:30-10:30 AM | Monday, November 5, 8:30-10:30 AM | Wednesday, November 28, 1 PM – 3 PM

Open House: November 11 | 1 PM – 3 PM

The GreenMount School invites you to see and feel the joy of learning at GreenMount, the way they interpret theme-based curriculum, and their community in action. The Glimpse of GreenMount opportunities are scheduled for parents of prospective students and occur throughout the year. The Open House Event is designed for both parents and children and is scheduled only in the fall. 

During a Glimpse of GreenMount you will see GreenMount students engaged in classroom activities, tour the school, and ask questions of students, faculty, and parents during a Q and A session. This event is for parents or guardians only. MORE

During an Open House you will learn more about their full program of study and enrichment opportunities at each grade level, learn about the power of the Parent CO-OP and the important role each parent has in it, take a student-led tour of The GreenMount School, and have conversations with current parents, faculty, and students. Prospective students are invited to attend and participate in faculty-led activities or play in their natural playground. MORE

Greenspring Montessori School

Tuesday, October 16  | 9 AM – 10:30 AM
Saturday, November 10 | 10 AM – 12 PM
Thursday, December 6 | 9 AM – 10:30 AM
Sunday, January 13, 2019 | 1 PM 0 3 PM

Greenspring Montessori School invites you to come and visit our school to learn more about the Montessori method, their historic campus, and the unique learning community that exists at their 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. ) MORE

Immaculate Conception School

Thursday, October 18  |  6:30 PM-8:30 PM (Middle School Open House)
Thursday, November 8 |  9:30 AM -11:30 AM (Annual Fall Open House)

Conveniently located in Towson, Maryland, Immaculate Conception School (ICS) is a National Blue Ribbon, Catholic Parish School educating students from Pre-K 3 to 8th Grade.  Discover the many benefits of an ICS education by attending an open house or scheduling a private tour. Visit www.theICS.org for details. They look forward to welcoming you and your family to Immaculate Conception School! MORE

Krieger Schechter Day School

Open House: November 28 | 7 PM
Drop In Days: December 12 and January 9 | 9 AM

Krieger Schechter Day School is a co-ed, K – 8, independent Jewish day school offering exceptional academics and a dual-language curriculum. They create confident leaders and critical thinkers within a vibrant community. See what sets them apart at one of their upcoming admissions events.

Open House: Explore a student work exhibit, speak with Lower and Middle school teachers, and hear KSDS graduates participate in an alumni panel. Please register at www.ksds.edu/visit. MORE

Drop In Days: Tour the school and see students in action, meet the Head of School and school administrators, and talk to 8th graders about the KSDS experience. Registration not required. MORE

Loyola Blakefield

Sunday, October 21  |  10  AM – 1 PM

Loyola Blakefield is a Catholic, Jesuit, college preparatory school founded in 1852, for boys in grades six through twelve located in Towson, Maryland. Loyola Blakefield offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum that provides a broad range of major course offerings including honors and advanced placement courses, complemented by a selection of enriching electives and co-curricular activities. Ignatian service and spiritual formation, in the Jesuit tradition, is the hallmark of a Loyola education. There are 17 interscholastic sports teams at Loyola Blakefield, as well as musical and dramatic performing arts ensembles, and many clubs and student organizations. Join them for an Open House on Sunday, October 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Tour our campus. Meet faculty, staff, students, and parents. Explore our academic programs & co-curricular activities. MORE

Maryland International School

Fall STEM Festival: October 27 | 10 AM – 2 PM

Open Houses: November 17 | 10 AM – 2 PM, December 8 | 10 AM – 2 PM

Join Maryland International School for one of their Open Houses  to explore and discover the difference an International Baccalaureate curriculum at a STEM academy will have on your child’s education and future. The open house includes a presentation about the school, a tour of the campus, and the opportunity to ask questions. Students are welcome to attend with their families. NOTE: The October Open House is held in conjunction with their Fall STEM Festival! MORE

McDonogh School

Lower School: Thursday, October 11, 9 AM – 11 AM | Wednesday, October 24, 9 AM – 11 AM | Tuesday, November 6, 9 AM – 11 AM

Middle School: Sunday, October 28 | 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Upper School: Sunday, October 28 | 3 PM – 5 PM 

Parents of prospective Lower Schoolers are invited to attend one of McDonogh School’s three open houses on Thursday, October 11, Wednesday, October 24, and  Tuesday, November 6. 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 Head of School Dave Farace and Head of Lower School Barbara Robins; “Life in the Lower School” video 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. MORE

Families of prospective Middle School students are invited to McDonogh’s Fall Open House on Sunday, October 28 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The program will begin in the Horn Theatre, 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 LikeMcDonogh.” MORE

Families of prospective Upper School students are invited to McDonogh’s Fall Open House on Sunday, October 28 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. The program will begin in the Horn Theatre, 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 LikeMcDonogh.” MORE

Notre Dame Preparatory School

Open House: October 13 | 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Fall Afternoon Admissions Tours:  Tuesday, October 30; Wednesday, November 28; Wednesday, December 12 | 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Mini Middle Open House:  Thursday, November 15; 4 PM – 5 PM

Admissions Inclusivity Coffee & ConversationWednesday, December 5 | 8:30-9:30 AM

Join Notre Dame Prep on October 13th for their Fall Open House from 8:30am to noon. Take a student-led tour of our state-of-the-art campus and facilities, meet with NDP faculty, attend a club fair, learn about NDP traditions and experience the spirit that makes NDP so unique! See yourself at NDP!  MORE

If you are not able to attend our Open House on October 13th, please join us for a Fall Afternoon Admissions Tour. These tours are led by the Notre Dame Prep student ambassadors and will take place from 3:30pm – 4:30pm. This timing allows our visiting families to catch the end of a school day so that you can see a live-action classroom at NDP. MORE

If you are a prospective Middle Level student and family and you missed the NDP Open House, please join them for the Middle Level Mini Open House on November 15th from 4pm-5pm. Attendees will be welcomed by Sister Patricia McCarron, NDP’s headmistress, and will receive a 30-minute tour of the Middle Level from current NDP Middle Level students. This event is for students and families who are currently in 4th or 5th grade. MORE

Prospective families are invited to join NDP for coffee and conversation around inclusivity in the NDP community on Wednesday, December 5th. This event is for prospective families of color to learn more about the NDP experience from the perspective of current NDP families of color. The event will be comprised of an open Q & A session about the personal experiences of current NDP families of color as they assimilated to the NDP community. MORE

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School

Wednesday October 17 | 10 AM – 11:15 AM
Wednesday, November 14 |10 AM – 11:15 AM
Thursday, December 6 | 7 PM – 8:15 PM

Visit and discover the difference an OLPH Catholic education can make in your child’s life. OLHP is a single-track, co-ed, National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in Howard County dedicated to educating the heart, mind, and soul of every child entrusted to its care. Their mission is to develop faith-filled, confident students with strong character who are prepared to succeed in an ever-changing world. Students thrive by receiving individualized attention in a nurturing, Christ-centered environment. Their values-based education is rooted in the fundamentals, and enriched by interactive learning and cross-curricular activities to develop each child’s full God-given potential. Students work with a spectrum of instructional technology in a digital-rich learning environment. They provide a strong STEM program (now STREAM as Art and Religion are added) complemented by their makerspace engineering lab, which offers academic enrichment and houses after school clubs, such as Robotics, Coding, Chess, X-STREAM Makers, and Lego Club. Principal, Dr. Pellechia, leads the school with vision and integrity. With nearly 30 extra-curricular opportunities, students can explore and develop their individual talents and passions. They look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the OLPH family. MORE

Park School of Baltimore

Lower School Open House (Pre-K-Grade 5): Saturday, October 6 | 10 – 11:30 AM 
Saturday in the Park follows 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (Families are welcome to remain on campus to enjoy this fun-filled day of entertainment, crafts, games, food, and more.)

Middle and Upper School Open House (Grades 6-12): Sunday, October 28 | 1 PM – 3 PM

The Park School of Baltimore 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! MORE

Prospective parents are also invited to attend fall tours with Park’s Lower, Middle, and Upper School Principals on Friday, October 5, Friday, November 2, and Thursday, December 6 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

Grades 6-12: Sunday, October 14 | 1-4 PM

Grades K-5: Thursday, October 4; Tuesday, October 30; Wednesday, December 5; Wednesday, January 9 | 8:30 – 10AM

Visit Roland Park Country School, where girls and young women build each other up to purposefully impact the world. Get to know the administration and faculty and discover what makes RPCS unique. MORE

The Sacred Heart School of Glyndon

Saturday, October 13  |  10:00 AM-12:00 PM

The Sacred Heart School of Glyndon is a co-educational Catholic parish school dedicated to academic excellence, faith formation and service to others. Their fundamental mission is to create moral leaders for the futureYou are invited to join for our Fall Open House on Saturday, October 13th, 10AM-Noon. Please RSVP to info@shgschool.org. MORE

School of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen

Tuesday, October 9  |  8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Tuesday, November 6  |  8:30 -11:30 AM

Prospective parents are invited to learn more about Cathedral School’s K through 8th grade value-based education at their Open House. Student Ambassadors will guide you through our campus and classrooms, where you can meet  teachers and gain information about the school’s curriculum, technology, signature programs, athletics and more. To register, contact Fiona Diemer at 410-464-4117. MORE

St. Casmir School

Thursday, October 25     |  9:30 AM – 11 AM

St. Casimir School is a fully accredited Pre-K through 8th grade Catholic school, located in the heart of Canton in Baltimore City. St. Casimir School is also a certified sustainable Green School. Discover the benefits of a St. Casimir Catholic School education today!  Visit their website for more information or to schedule a private tour. MORE

St. Francis of Assisi School

Saturday, October 6  |  12 PM – 2 PM

St. Francis of Assisi is conveniently located on Harford Road alongside Herring Run Park, and is a short walk or bike ride from homes in Mayfield, Lauraville, Beverly Hills, and Arcadia. St. Francis of Assisi serves students in grades Pre-K (2) through 8th grade and offers the International Baccalaureate Program to all Middle School students. To learn more or to schedule a private tour, visit their website. MORE

St. Margaret School

Thursday, November 2  |  8:30 AM -12 PM

Since 1911, Saint Margaret School has provided generations of students with an education combining academic excellence with Catholic values.  Their students are challenged and stimulated in an environment that nurtures individual development and is characterized by Catholic beliefs and values, strong academics, parental involvement, and community service.   Saint Margaret School builds a strong foundation for preschool through middle school. To learn more, or to schedule a private tour, visit their website. MORE

St. Michael-St. Clement School

Wednesday, October 3  |  6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Saturday, October 13  |  9:00 AM-11:00 AM (Lower School Open House/Story Time)
Saturday, November 3  |  9:00 AM-11:00 AM (PRIDE Program Open House)
Wednesday, November 7  |  6:00 PM -8:00 PM (Middle School Open House)

St. Michael – St. Clement School is a Pre-K 3 through Grade 8 Catholic STEM-focused school located in Overlea, Maryland.  STM-STC serves families across the greater Baltimore metropolitan area. They focus on 21st century education of the whole child in a technologically rich, Christ-centered environment. They invite you to come see their campus, meet their dedicated faculty and staff, and learn why so many families choose St. Michael – St. Clement School. To learn more, visit their website. MORE

St. Paul’s School

Kindness Carnival: A (cool) progeny Play Date: October 13 | 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Lower School Open House: October 16 | 9 AM – 11 AM

Lower School Information Sessions: November 14, December 5, January 9 | 8:45 AM – 10:15 AM

The StPaul’s Lower School is a special place. Visit them and you will find a community that recognizes your concerns, provides you with satisfying answers, and keeps you well-informed about your child’s progress. You will find a community with sharply defined educational goals, and a community that respects the needs of its most important constituency – the students. StPaul’s challenges students to grow intellectually, socially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. A lifelong love of learning starts with joy. St. Paul’s School is full of students finding joy in their accomplishments today, even as they are being prepared to achieve success in the years to come. MORE

St. Paul’s School for Girls

Middle School: Friday, October 26, 8:30-10:30 AM | Wednesday, November 7, 6:30 PM -7:30 PM | Tuesday, December 4, 8:30-10:30 AM | Friday, January 11, 8:30-10:30 AM

Upper School: Tuesday, October 23, 8:30-10:30 AM | Wednesday, November 7, 6:30 PM -7:30 PM | Tuesday, November 27, 8:30-10:30 AM | Tuesday, January 8, 8:30-10:30 AM

A hallmark of the way St. Paul’s School for Girls prepares its graduates for life in an ever-changing world is the personalized, individual attention that they provide every student throughout their time at SPSG. That personalized attention begins with the Admissions process. You areinvited to visit SPSG throughout the fall and learn about their community! Parents may schedule an individual appointment with an admissions advisor, as well as attend one of their Parent Information Sessions, during which you will tour the school with Green Key student ambassadors, meet administrators and faculty, and hear directly from students how their strengths are made stronger at SPSG. Students may choose from one of our Middle School or Upper School Visit Days, held weekly from October through January, allowing them to experience a day in the life as an SPSG Gator. Call 443‑632‑1082 to schedule and register. MORE

St. Pius X School

October 18 | 8:30 AM – 10 AM and 6 PM – 7:30 PM

Discover the Montessori program at St. Pius X School (grades pre-K3-5) and Middle School (grades 6-8) during their Open House. There are two times available: 8:30-10:00 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

St. James Academy

Halloween Family Fest: A (cool) progeny Play Date: October 27 | 3 PM – 5 PM

Visiting Morning: November 15 | 9 AM – 10:30 AM

Coffee with the Head: November 29  & December 5  | 8:30 – 9:30 AM

What are the 21st-century skills that every child needs? Private school education is an investment in your child’s future. The teachers at St. James Academy provide a solid academic foundation to help students develop the necessary skill set to succeed in a global setting. St. James Academy invites you to see innovative learning in action through the eyes of their student tour guides. MORE

Waldorf School of Baltimore

Semimonthly Windows into Waldorf Tours: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Discover what attracts families to the Waldorf School of Baltimore, and the positive impact Waldorf education has on children, by attending a one-hour tour lead by our parent community. Learn more about our unique approach to engaging students from Nursery to Grade 8 through their heads (intellectual involvement in a subject), hands (experiencing a subject by doing), and hearts (living into a subject in a socioemotional sense to connect it to a broader narrative), fostering lifelong intellectual curiosity. Contact Admission Director Ilene Wise to register at admissions@twsb.org or 410-367-6808 x 202.  MORE

The Wilkes School at Grace and St. Peter’s

Fall Coffee Hours: Friday, October 26 & Friday, November 16 | 9 AM – 10 AM

Step into the lobby of 707 Park Avenue and experience a unique learning environment.  Schedule a visit to observe a music class, students writing mysteries, talk with a teacher, or just see how learning takes place at Wilkes! Please join them for coffee and conversation. Current parents will share their experiences, and school tours will be available. MORE