Considering an independent school education for your son or daughter in 2020-2021 (or even next school year…)? Here are upcoming open houses and visiting opportunities from our partner schools. 

To learn more about these schools, check out our Independent School Directory.

2019 Baltimore Independent School Spring Open Houses

The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland

Spring Talk and Tours: Thursday, April 4 and Thursday, May 23 | 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM

World-class faculty, rigorous academics, and installing the values of courage, compassion, and integrity are the hallmarks of a Boys’ Latin education. Talk & Tour offers families the opportunity to tour our campus, meet our teachers, engage with their students, and hear from their Headmaster, Chris Post. Come see for yourself all a Boys’ Latin Education has to offer. Sign up today! MORE

The Bryn Mawr School

K-12 Spring Visiting Day | Friday, April 12 | 9 AM – 11 AM

The Bryn Mawr School’s K-12 Spring Visiting Day is a great opportunity for prospective parents to get a first look! Come see firsthand the value and power of a girls’ education. Join them to hear from our current parents, faculty, alumnae and administrators about all that Bryn Mawr has to offer your daughter. Enjoy a continental breakfast followed by parent and student-led tours of the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools. Prospective students for grades 6–12 are invited to attend the Spring Visiting Day with their parents or guardians. MORE

Cambridge School

Spring Open Houses: Mondays, March 11 and April 15 | 9 AM – 11 AM

Come experience the wonder, imagination, and unique educational philosophy of Cambridge School for yourself at one of their Spring Open Houses! Their new campus on North Charles Street allows them to live out our mission even better, so come and see! MORE

Garrison Forest School

Lower School (All Girls; Grades K-5): Friday, April 5 | 8 AM – 10 AM
Preschool (Coed; Two’s, Three’s and Pre-K Four’s): Tuesday, May 7 | 9 AM – 11 AM

Garrison Forest School invite parents for a morning in the Lower and/or Preschool to learn what makes a Garrison Forest education distinctive. They’ll have a chance to see our students and teachers in action, learn more about our curriculum and get a glimpse of how we give children the opportunity to be their best selves. To register for one of these events, and to receive a packet of information from Garrison Forest School, please create an online account. You may also register for one or both of these events by calling Janice Bogdan, Assistant Director of Admission, at 410-559-3222. MORE

Gilman School 

Lower School Spring Visiting Day: Thursday, April 25 | 9 AM – 11 AM
Middle and Upper School Spring Visiting Day: Wednesday, April 24 | 8:30 AM – 10 AM

Get a jump-start on the 2020-2021 academic year by attending one of Gilman’s prospective parent visiting days. Here, you’ll see students and teachers in action firsthand and check out the campus on a faculty, parent or student-led tour. MORE

The GreenMount School

Thursday, March 14 | 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Tuesday, March 26 | 1 PM – 3 PM
Thursday, April 25 | 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Monday, May 6 | 1 PM – 3 PM

You are invited to see and feel the joy of learning at GreenMount, the way they interpret theme-based curriculum, and their community in action. During A Glimpse of GreenMount, see students engage in classroom activities, tour the school, and ask questions of students and faculty in a Q & A session. This event is for parents and guardians only. Please RSVP to Admissions.

Greenspring Montessori School

Information Session: Thursday, April 9 | 9 AM – 11 AM

Greenspring Montessori School invite you to come and visit their school to learn more about the Montessori method, their historic campus, and the unique learning community that exists at their school. The Montessori method is designed to support the individual needs and interests of your child in a dynamic, hands-on learning environment, with materials and lessons that ignite passion, curiosity, and purpose. Their students emerge as independent, critical thinkers and productive collaborators, prepared for whatever the future may bring, and whatever future they wish to pursue. They look forward to meeting you and your child! MORE

Krieger Schechter Day School 

Personal Tours with their  Director of Admissions

Krieger Schechter Day School is a co-ed, K – 8, independent Jewish day school in Baltimore. Learn about their exceptional academics, dual-language curriculum and vibrant community during a 90-minute tour with the Director of Admissions, Nissa Weinberg. Contact Nissa directly at [email protected] or 410-824-2066. MORE

Maryland International School

Open Houses: Saturday, March 9 & Saturday, April 6 | 10 AM – 2 PM

Join Maryland International School 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. Sessions run for approximately 45 minutes with the first session taking place at 10:00am and the last session starting at approximately 1:00pm. Please arrive five minutes before your session to check-in. Light refreshments and snacks will be served. MORE

McDonogh School

Schedule a Personal Tour

The best way to experience the joy of the McDonogh community and to see LifeReady learning in action is to visit their campus. Their academic, art, and athletic facilities are impressive, but the enthusiasm of students and faculty, from prekindergarten to grade 12, is what makes McDonogh so special. For more information about their  academic and extracurricular programs, go to To schedule a campus visit this spring, please contact the Admissions Office at 443-544-7020. They look forward to seeing you!  MORE

Monsignor Slade Catholic School

Middle School Information Night: Thursday, March 28 | 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

This event is designed for rising middle school students and parents interested in transferring to Monsignor Slade to learn more about all that our middle school offers. You will have an opportunity to visit our middle school classrooms, interact with our teachers and students, and to learn more about the experiences Monsignor Slade students have both academically and personally. Take time to discover how Monsignor Slade Catholic School can help students from the surrounding area be well prepared to enter schools like Archbishop Curley, Archbishop Spalding, Calvert Hall College, Mount de Sales, Mount St. Joseph, St. Mary’s High School, The Catholic High School of Maryland, The Severn School and more. MORE

Notre Dame Prep

Walk in Our Saddles Sneak Peek
Friday, April 5 | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM 

Calling all Fourth Grade Girls! Get a Sneak peek at Notre Dame Preparatory School’s Special programs for middle school students. Students will participate in hands-on activities in STEAM, art, and world drumming. MORE

Grade 7 Sneak Peek
Thursday, May 16 | 3:45 PM

Spring into NDP with a sneak peek of all that awaits you when you come for the fall shadow season! Current 7th grade students are invited to join us at 3:45pm on Thursday, May 16th, when they can:

  • Discover rich traditions and outstanding academics through brief classroom lesson activities
  • Learn about extracurriculars, athletics and clubs that engage our students outside of the classroom
  • Meet NDP’s impressive Headmistress, stellar faculty and fabulous students

This event is for current 7th grade students who are interested in applying for 9th grade for the 2019-2020 school year at NDP.  MORE

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School

Pre-K to Grade 8 Open Houses

Tuesday, March 12 | 10 AM – 11:15 AM
Wednesday, April 10 |  7 PM – 8:15 PM 
Wednesday, May 1 | 7 PM – 8:15 PM 

Visit and discover the difference an OLPH Catholic education can make in your child’s life. They are 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. They provide a strong STEM program (now STREAM as Art and Religion are added) complemented by our makerspace engineering lab, which offers academic enrichment and houses after school clubs, such as Robotics, Coding, Chess, X-STREAM Makers, and Lego Club.  MORE 

The Park School of Baltimore

TAKE A FIRST LOOK – A Spring Admission Event
Friday, May 3, 2019 | 8:45 AM – 10:30 AM

Meet Park’s Head of School and Lower, Middle, and Upper School Principals. Take a guided tour of our 100-acre campus and get a glimpse of Park’s educational philosophy in action and a “first look” at our academic settings. MORE 

HANDS-ON, BOOTS-ON – A Spring Open House for Children Ages 3-6 and their Parents
Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 10 AM – 12 PM

A wonderful opportunity to visit campus, take a nature walk, listen to a story, and create some art. The event is designed for both children and their parents to spend time with teachers and experience the wonders of Park’s learning environment.  (Drop-ins are also welcome!) MORE

Roland Park Country School

Spring Open House 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 8:30 AM – 10 AM

At Roland Park Country School, they believe that that young women who build each other up will thrive. Join them for their Spring Open House to experience firsthand empowered girls empowering each other. Get to know their faculty, administrators and students and learn about their curriculum and signature programming that equips their students with the tools to create positive change in the world of today—and tomorrow. MORE

St. Agnes Catholic School

Pre-K Play Date: Saturday, March 30 | 10 AM – 11 AM

Come play with PreK! Visit the classrooms, meet the teachers and play play-doh with PreK-3 and paint with PreK-4. Registration is required. MORE

St. James Academy

Thursday, April 25 | 9 AM – 10:30AM
Tuesday, May 7 | 9 AM – 1:30 AM

A well rounded education goes beyond the 3R’s. Come see for yourself all of the opportunities available for your child at St. James Academy. MORE

St. Joan of Arc School

Open House & STEM Night: Thursday, March 21, 9 AM – 11 AM and 4 PM – 6 PM

Join St. Joan of Arc in Aberdeen for their Spring Open House and STEM Night. All are welcome to join in their STEM activities.  This is a great event to showcase St. Joan of Arc and it’s offerings.  All students will be engaged in hands on STEM activities. To find out more information please email Elisa Maid, Advancement Director, at [email protected]

St. John Catholic School

Tuesday, April 2 | 9 AM – 11 AM, 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Tuesday, April 30 | 9 AM – 11 AM, 6 PM – 7:30 PM

St. John School in Westminster is a caring and nurturing community that provides a concrete education, solid spiritual foundation while simultaneously fostering our students’ talents, skills and self-confidence.  They are proud to develop future leaders and disciples who make a difference in their communities and in our world. MORE

St. Joseph’s School

Tuesdays | 8:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 1 PM

Join St. Joseph’s School for an hour-long information session to learn about PreK through 8th Grade. Take a tour of our campus, hear about their faith-based education rooted in responsibility, respect and service, and discover what makes SJS students shine! MORE

St. Mark School

Spring Open Houses: Thursday, March 14 and Wednesday, May 1 | 9 AM – 11 AM

You’re invited to come to visit St. Mark School during their Spring Open Houses.  No RSVP is necessary, they welcome you to tour their school with the assistance of student and parent tour guides and see how they “Learn and Bring Christ to the World” at St. Mark.  Refreshments are available in their school Makerspace/Media Center.  MORE

St. Paul’s  School

Lower School Preview:  Friday, May 10 |  9 AM – 10:30 AM

At St. Paul’s Lower School we know it’s never too early to begin adventuring. Join us May 10 for our Spring Preview to witness how our experienced educators inspire  and engage our students. MORE

Waldorf School of Baltimore

Windows Into Waldorf School Tours

Wednesday, March 13 | 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Friday, March 29 | 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Tuesday, April 9 | 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Tuesday, May 7 | 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Thursday, May 23 | 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Join members of Waldorf School’s parent community for a one-hour guided Windows into Waldorf tour. Discover what attracts different families to the school, and the positive impact Waldorf education can have on children. Learn more about their unique approach to engaging students through their heads (intellectual involvement in a subject), hands (experiencing a subject by doing), and hearts (living into a subject in an emotional sense to connect it to a broader narrative), fostering lifelong intellectual curiosity. Register through Ticketleap using the links below, or contact Admission Director Ilene Wise directly at [email protected] or 410-367-6808 x 202. MORE

The Wilkes School at Grace & St. Peters

Munchkins, Mangoes, and Music! Friday, May 10 | 9 AM – 10 AM

Join The Wilkes School at Grace & St. Peters for a morning of munchkins, mangoes, and music. Go play on their playground and them stay for a tour of the Mt. Vernon coed independent school for ages 2 to grade 5. Register by emailing [email protected]