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 School Fall Open Houses 2019


Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore provide a Christ-centered education that is academically excellent and empowers students to reach their full potential – spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially, and morally. Almost 25,000 students attend a Catholic school in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, which include 45 elementary and middle schools and 19 high schools located in Baltimore City, Allegany, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford, Howard and Washington Counties. FIND A CATHOLIC SCHOOL NEAR YOU


Fall Open Houses
Lower School Group Tour for Prospective Parents
: Thursday, November 7 | 8:45 AM
Middle School Open House: 
Tuesday, November 19 |  7 PM
High School Open House
: Thursday, November 14 | 7 PM

Start the journey of a lifetime at a Beth Tfiloh Open House! Learn about the Lower School’s dual curriculum, educational philosophy and warm community while observing their Lower School classes during the school day. During the Middle School Open House, students and parents are invited to learn about Beth Tfiloh Middle School’s enriched curriculum, enhanced through computer technology, and expanded through athletics and the arts. You’ll also learn how BT’s caring faculty will help your Middle Schooler navigate life as a Middle School student. Students and parents will discover the new horizon of academic and extra-curricular opportunities in athletics, the arts and more at the Beth Tfiloh High School Open House. Learn how BT High School students are encouraged to develop their individual interests and prepare to meet the challenges of college and contemporary society. MORE


Fall Open House
October 20 | 10 AM – 12 PM (The program begins at 10am) 

Challenging academics, character education, and a world-class faculty are the hallmarks of a Boys’ Latin education. At Boys’ Latin, each and every one of their students is known  ─ for who he is today, and all that he could be tomorrow. Boys’ Latin invites you to join them for their Open House! Tour the campus, meet their teachers, hear from their Headmaster, Chris Post, and see for yourself all a Boys’ Latin education has to offer!  MORE


PreK-12 Open House
November 2 | 10 AM – 12 PM

The best way to learn about Bryn Mawr is to see it for yourself! The PK-12 Fall Open House is a weekend opportunity for prospective pre-k through 12th grade students and their families to experience Bryn Mawr. The program kicks off with a welcome from Bryn Mawr’s Head of School Sue Sadler, followed by interactive parent and student-led tours of the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools, including a look inside their brand new Student Center. MORE

Fall Visiting Days
Lower School Visit Days: October 3 and November 7 | 9 AM – 11 AM
Middle School Visit Days: October 17 and December 5 | 8:30 AM – 10 AM
Upper School Visit Days: October 8 and November 15 | 8:30 AM – 10 AM

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. There will be plenty of time for you to speak with admissions staff about applying to Bryn Mawr and to have all of your questions answered. MORE


Head Master Coffee: An Intimate Introduction and Tour of Calvert School
October 16, October 29, December 5 | 9:30 AM – 11 AM

Head Master Andrew Holmgren invites prospective parents to an information session followed by a campus tour with Calvert School Student Ambassadors and a Q&A with Lower and Middle School Division Heads. MORE

Expedition Calvert
November 13 | 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Calvert Lower and Middle School faculty invite prospective parents to experience a day in the life of a Calvert School student by following a school day schedule, taking part in a snapshot of classroom lessons, and interacting with our teaching materials. This special evening will provide a unique snapshot of what a Calvert education will mean for your child. MORE


Fall Open Houses
October 21 | 9 AM – 11 AM
October 22 | 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Experience the wonder, imagination, and unique educational philosophy of Cambridge School for yourself at one of Cambridge School’s Fall Open Houses. Cambridge School is a classical, Christ-centered school that partners with parents to educate the hearts and minds of children in virtue and truth. MORE


Fall Open Houses
Lower School: October 11 | 8 AM – 10 AM
Middle School: October 16 | 7:45 AM – 9:30 AM
Upper School: October 17 | 8 AM – 10 AM

Join Garrison Forest School for one of their Open House to learn more about their vibrant program. You’ll see their students and teachers in action, learn more about their curriculum and get a glimpse of how they give children the opportunity to be their best selves. Please register in advance. MORE


Lower School Prospective Parent Visiting Day
PreK-Grade 1: October 16, October 24, November 5 | 9 AM – 11 AM
Grades 2-5: November 14 | 9 AM – 11 AM
Grades K-5: November 20 and December 5 | 9 AM – 11 AM

Learn all about Gilman’s Lower School during a morning visit featuring an information session, parent-led tours, and class visits. Prospective Parent Visiting Days are an opportunity for parents and guardians to learn about Gilman. They respectfully request that you make alternate arrangements for childcare. MORE

Discover Gilman: An Open House Experience
Saturday, October 26 | 11 AM – 12:30 PM

Prospective boys applying to grades six through twelve and their families are invited to join Gilman School to explore the exciting learning opportunities available at Gilman. Campus tours, classroom visits, and the chance to speak with students and faculty follow a brief welcome presentation. Need a ride? Kangaroo Coach is offering complimentary rides to prospective families attending Discover Gilman. MORE


Experience Montessori Education
Tuesday, October 15 | 9 AM – 11 AM
Saturday, November 9 | 9 AM – 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 4 | 9 AM – 11 AM

Greenspring Montessori School invites you to come visit to learn more about the Montessori method and the unique learning community that exists at the school. The Montessori method is designed to support the individual needs and interests of your child in an exciting, hands-on learning environment, with materials and lessons that ignite passion, curiosity, and purpose. MORE


Infosession and Tour
October 17 and December 4 | 9 AM

KSDS is a coeducational, K – 8, independent Jewish day school offering exceptional academics and a dual-language curriculum. They create confident leaders and critical thinkers within a welcoming, vibrant community. Their AIMS-accredited program is recognized by top high schools and, later, by highly-regarded colleges and universities. Visit them for an Infosession and Tour or Schedule a personal tour with Director of Admissions, Nissa Weinberg: 410-824-2066 or  [email protected]. MORE


Fall Open Houses
Lower School: Thursday, October 10Wednesday, October 23, and Tuesday, November 5 at 9:00 a.m.  
Middle School: Sunday, October 27 at 12:30 p.m.
Upper School: Sunday, October 27 at 3:00 p.m.

McDonogh School invites you to see firsthand the joy in learning and exceptional opportunities their students experience each day as they become LifeReady under the guidance of talented and caring teachers. Open houses and tours are available on the school’s 800-acre campus, home to top-notch academic, art, and athletic facilities as well as Roots Farm, a 10-acre outdoor classroom! For more information about McDonogh’s academic and extracurricular programs or to register for an Open House, go to or contact the Admissions Office at 443-544-7020. They look forward to seeing you!  MORE


All School Open House
October 12, 2019 | 8:30 AM – 12 PM

Please join Notre Dame Prep on Saturday, October 12th for their Fall Open House from 8:30am to noon!  Take a student-led tour of their state-of-the art campus and facilities, meet with NDP faculty, attend their club fair, learn about NDP traditions and experience the spirit that makes NDP so unique. Last tours will begin at 11:30am.  Any questions should be directed to the Office of Admissions at 410-825-0590 or [email protected] MORE


Fall Open House
November 6, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Our Lady of Perpetual Help is a Pre-K to grade 8 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Their Pre-K4 program received the highest rating possible from the State of Maryland Department of Education EXCELS. Visit and discover the difference an OLPH education can make in your child’s life. Learn about their 1:1 Chromebook program, interactive learning, enrichment activities, Buddy Program, leadership opportunities, and spiritual formation. Meet teachers, student ambassadors, parents, and visit their new Makerspace. Presentation begins ten minutes after the hour, followed by tours. MORE


Fall Open House
November 5 | 9:30 AM – 11 AM

Resurrection-St. Paul School is a fully accredited, Catholic interparish school, grades Pre-K (3 & 4 year old) through grade eight, serving the parish communities of the Church of the Resurrection and St. Paul’s Church in Ellicott City, Maryland. You are invited to see Resurrection-St. Paul School in action at their Fall Open House! MORE


Roland Park Country School Experiences
Lower School Experiences: October 30 and December 5 | 8:30 AM – 10 AM
Middle School Experiences: November 7 and December 4 | 8 AM – 9 AM
Upper School Experience: October 28 | 8 AM – 9 AM

The best way to truly get to know Roland Park Country School is to experience it for yourself. This year, RPCS is offering several different ways to get acquainted. Pick and choose what suits your family! Their Experience Events give prospective families a big picture understanding of who they are and offer a high-level overview of their classrooms, curricula, community and extracurricular activities from grades K-12. The Lower School Experience is open to families with daughters entering grades K-5 and the Middle School Experience is for families with daughters going into grades 6-8. The Upper School Experience is for families with daughters entering grades 9-12 and provides a snapshot of RPCS’s Signature Programs, curricula, college counseling, Tri-School experience, and more. MORE


Fall Open Houses
October 15 and November 12 | 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

School of the Cathedral is a co-ed K-8 Catholic Parish School that draws from the richness of tradition while focusing on your child’s future intellectual and social development. Each student benefits from exceptional educational instruction, in a supportive Catholic community, which aligns with the school’s mission of spiritual strength and academic excellence. Experience Cathedral this fall during one of their Open Houses! MORE


Fall Open House
November 20 | 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Spark the magic for your child! Choosing a school is one of the most important decisions a parent will make. Building a solid foundation from the early developmental stages is important. Join St. James Academy  for a glimpse into the SJA Experience. This is a great opportunity to meet other parents as well as SJA staff. MORE


Fall Open Houses
October 18 and November 15 | 9:30 AM-11 AM

Open House/Family Fun Day
October 26 | 11 AM -1 PM  (Followed by Fall Family Fun Day Event)

Say yes to a strong foundation for your child in their early years of education! St. John’s educates boys and girls in early pre-k through grade 5  in the Episcopal tradition. Each child’s full potential is nurtured in their personalized, purposeful, and faith-based environment. Witness the difference for yourself, attend an Open House or schedule a private tour. MORE


St. Paul’s Lower School Open House
October 17, November 18, December 11 | 9 AM 

St. Paul’s School for Girls Upper School Parent Information Session
October 18 and November 19, 8:30 AM | November 13, 6:30 PM

St. Paul’s School for Girls Middle School Parent Information Session
October 22 and December 3, 8:30 AM | November 13, 6:30 PM

St. Paul’s School Middle School Parent Information Session
October 23, November 20, December 10 | 8:45 AM

St. Paul’s School Upper School Parent Information Session
October 10, November 12, December 12 | 8:45 AM

The St. Paul’s Schools are a family of independent, college-preparatory schools serving more than 1,300 students—infants through grade 12—on a single 120-acre campus in Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland. The schools offer coeducational Preschool and Lower School divisions with single-gender Middle and Upper Schools. The St. Paul’s Schools educate hearts and minds in an inclusive community that is grounded in the Episcopal values of respect, integrity, and spiritual growth. This experience deepens students’ knowledge and nurtures their intellectual curiosity so that they can achieve their best and serve in the world with confidence and compassion. MORE


Windows Into Waldorf School Tours
Friday, October 11 | 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Thursday, October 24 | 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Thursday, November 7 | 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Wednesday, November 20 | 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Friday, December 6 | 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Wednesday, December 18 | 8:30 – 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 their website or contact Admission Director Ilene Wise at [email protected] or 410-367-6808 ext 202. MORE


Coffee Hour
October 17th and November 1 | 9 AM

Prospective families are invited to mingle with current parents and learn more about the preschool to grade 5 programs. Tours begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.  Register by emailing [email protected]