National Catholic Schools Week (CSW) kicks off on January 26th — so if you’ve been thinking about pursuing Catholic education for your child, now is the perfect time to explore what Catholic schools have to offer! 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.

Here’s a round-up of Open Houses happening during Catholic Schools Week.

BALTIMORE CITY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK 2020 OPEN HOUSES

CARDINAL SHEHAN SCHOOL

Loch Raven

Open House: January 28, 2020 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
See students and teachers in action at Cardinal Shehan School during their PK-3 to 8th grade Open House. MORE

HOLY ANGELS SCHOOL

Violetville

Open House: January 29, 2020 | 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Holy Angels Catholic School is a STEM-focused school for students in Pre-K through Grade 8 in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Easily accessible off of I-95, on the campus of the former Seton Keough High School, Holy Angels offers an academically-excellent education in the Catholic tradition in a safe and nurturing environment. MORE

SCHOOL OF THE CATHEDRAL OF MARY OUR QUEEN

Homeland

Open House: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 | 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

The School of the Cathedral, a Blue Ribbon School, offers a strong foundation in spiritual strength, academic excellence, and 21st-century learning. Located in the academic corridor of the Homeland/Roland Park area of Baltimore, Maryland, Cathedral educates students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Prospective families are invited to an Open House on 1/28 from 8:30am to 11:30am to learn what a Cathedral education can do for your child. MORE

ST. CASMIR CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Canton

Open House: January 25, 2020 | 11:15 AM – 1:15 PM

During St. Casmir’s Catholic School’s Week Open House, they are offering Informational Sessions at 11:30 for grades Pre-K 3, Pre-K 4, Kindergarten and Middle School. If you are interested in grades 1st through 5th you are also invited to attend the Open House any time between 11:15 and 1:00 for a tour and a chance to meet the teachers. Please register for the Open House – Informational Sessions in advance. MORE

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

Lauraville

Open House: January 26, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Drawing on the ideals of their patron saint, rooted in the neighborhoods of Northeast Baltimore, branching out to the wider world, and envisioning a future even stronger than the past, St. Francis of Assisi School forms children for lives of scholarship, spirituality, and service. MORE

BALTIMORE COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES

IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY SCHOOL

Towson

Open House: January 29, 2020 | 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Visit IHM and take a tour, see their teachers, and talk with students about the IHM experience! If you are interested in attending, please complete the inquiry form in advance. MORE

OUR LADY OF GRACE PRESCHOOL

Parkton

Open Houses

January 26, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
January 27, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Our Lady of Grace Preschool is the only school in the Archdiocese of Baltimore to operate as a stand-alone preschool, offering programs for Pre-K2, Pre-K3, and Pre-K4. Located in Parkton, Maryland, Our Lady of Grace serves young learners from both Maryland and Pennsylvania. They focus on 21st century education of the whole child in a Christ-centered environment. Visit the campus, meet their dedicated faculty and staff, and see how your preschooler will be set up for success in their Catholic preschool. MORE

OUR LADY OF HOPE/ST. LUKE SCHOOL SCHOOL

Dundalk

Welcome Wednesday Open Houses: First and Third Wednesdays of the Month | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Our Lady of Hope/ St. Luke School will host Welcome Wednesdays through March! Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month they will welcome potential Students and Families from 9am-12 noon. MORE

OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL SCHOOL

Essex

Pre-K4 through Grade 12 Open House: January 26, 2020 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Located in Essex Maryland, Our Lady of Mount Carmel School stands as the only Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, coeducational Catholic school in Baltimore County. As a college preparatory school, teachers and faculty focus efforts on preparing and providing students with all the tools necessary to be successful in college and in life. That educational process begins the moment a student steps foot on campus, whether that be in Pre-K or in high school. MORE

OUR LADY OF VICTORY CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Arbutus

Open House: January 26, 2020 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Join Our Lady of Victory for student lead tours around the school and see why OLV is the place to be! Please register by calling the school at 410-242-3688. MORE

SACRED HEART SCHOOL

Glyndon

Open House: January 27, 2020 | 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Join Sacred Heart School for their Winter Open House during Catholic Schools Week, on Monday, January 27th! Come and experience all that Sacred Heart School has to offer when you see their students engaged in learning and serving. This is a great opportunity for you to meet their parent tour guides and ask questions about their experience at the school. Please RSVP by following the link provided. MORE

ST. AGNES SCHOOL

Catonsville

Open House: January 31, 2020 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Experience the St. Agnes Spirit! Take a tour with their Student Ambassadors, meet the faculty and staff, and learn more about the great things happening at St. Agnes School! Please RSVP using the link. MORE

ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL

Cockeysville

Express Open Houses: January 30, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Join St. Joseph School for a one-hour “EXPRESS” Open House during Catholic School Week. Learn about SJS in an hour-long information session for grades PreK-8th. RSVP requested. Contact Mrs. Kathy Smith at 410-683-0600, Ext. 2529 or email ksmith@sjpray.org. MORE

ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL

Fullerton

Open House: January 26, 2020 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

During the Open House tour, you will learn more about the St. Joseph School curriculum and extracurricular activities, meet their administration, current parents, and faculty. Your tour guide will bring you to several classrooms throughout the building including the Science Lab and Multimedia Center. Most often, the tour guide during Open House is a current faculty member or parent and they provide a first hand perspective about our school. Prospective students are encouraged to attend Open House with their family. MORE

ST. MICHAEL-ST. CLEMENT SCHOOL

Overlea

Open House: January 25, 2020 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

St. Michael – St. Clement School is a Pre-K 3 through Grade 8 Catholic STEM-focused school located in Overlea, Maryland. The school merges St. Michael the Archangel and St. Clement Mary Hofbauer Schools, while preserving the rich traditions of each community. 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. MORE

ST. PIUS X SCHOOL

Towson

Welcome Wednesday: January 29, 2020 | 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

St. Pius X Montessori School is the only Catholic Montessori School in Maryland – serving grades pre-K through Middle School.  A Montessori education provides your child with a hands-on, self paced education that encourages collaboration and joyful learning. Join us on January 29  from 8:30- 10:00 AM and come see our students engaged in numerous learning activities. It’s the best way to see our specially-designed Montessori environments and approach to educating the whole child. To contact St. Pius X Montessori or to RSVP for this event, please visit their website. MORE

ST. STEPHEN SCHOOL

Kingsville

Open House: January 29 | All Day

Located in Baltimore County, St. Stephen School is dedicated to the ideals of educating children in an environment that surrounds them with Christian values. The school strives to educate the whole child spiritually, academically, physically, socially, and emotionally. Every effort is made to cultivate within each child a positive self-image and to heighten his/her awareness of the dignity and worth of others. Visit St. Stephen School and see why they’re so proud of their students and teachers! MORE

ST. URSULA SCHOOL

Parkville

Open House: January 26, 2020 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Experience all that St. Ursula School has to offer at an Open House! Learn about their faith-based education, and feel the love and warmth that fill their halls! Members of the PHSA, admissions staff, and administration will be available to answer questions and give personal tours. RSVPs are not required; but suggested, so that they can better plan and prepare. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Lauren Calva, Advancement Director at lcalva@stursula.org. MORE

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES

SCHOOL OF THE INCARNATION

Gambrills

Open House: January 25, 2020 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

School of the Incarnation is dedicated to cultivating and promoting academic excellence in an environment immersed in Gospel values. This commitment is woven seamlessly into the academic program and student life. They seek to provide a distinctive educational experience to a diverse body of learners. Call or email Casey Boswell to RSVP, 410-519-2285 or cboswell@schooloftheincarnation.org. MORE

ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Severna Park

Open House: January 29, 2020 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Come visit St. John the Evangelist School to see how they merge faith, technology and academics to cultivate good citizens and future leaders. Speak with their students and faculty, tour their campus and find out what St. John can offer your child. A morning session will be held from 9:00am to noon and the evening session will take place from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. MORE

ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Annapolis

Elementary School Open House: January 27 | 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM

St. Mary’s Parish, a Catholic congregation served by the Redemptorist Order, includes St. Mary’s Church and St. John Neumann Mission Church. St. Mary’s Elementary and High School located in downtown Annapolis, Maryland, serve students in grades Kindergarten through 12. Anchored in faith, rooted in tradition, and committed to excellence, our programs build lifelong learners who are servant leaders. Kindly RSVP for their Open House. MORE

ST. PHILIP NERI CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Linthicum

Open House: January 26, 2020 | 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

St. Philip Neri Catholic School is a co-ed elementary and middle school with grades from Pre-K(4) through eight. They are proud to be nourishing the SOUL, MIND and BODY of their students! MORE

FREDERICK COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES

ST. JOHN REGIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Frederick

Open House: January 29, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

As the first truly modern Catholic school in Frederick County, St. John Regional Catholic School expert teachers, teaching assistants, and staff seamlessly integrate wholly new facilities, cutting-edge classroom technology, and innovative pedagogies with the values and traditions of the Catholic faith. See their PreK-Grade 8 community in action during their Open House! MORE

HARFORD COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES

ST. JOAN OF ARC CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Aberdeen

Open Houses: January 30, 2020 | 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Visit St. Joan of Arc School’s Open House! Saint Joan of Arc School resides in Aberdeen, Maryland and serves approximately 200 students across grades PreK4-8. Over a 60 year history, St. Joan of Arc has provided a place where faith is lived and achievement is expected. Their students are prepared to succeed in higher education, and in life. MORE

ST. MARGARET SCHOOL

Bel Air

Open House: January 29, 2020 | 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Stop in at your convenience and stay as long as you like, Tours and classroom visits on both campuses. Student ambassadors, parent ambassadors and admission’s team available for information gathering. MORE

HOWARD COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP SCHOOL

Ellicott City

Open House: January 26, 2020 | 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

RESURRECTION-ST. PAUL SCHOOL

Open House: January 26, 2010 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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

ST. AUGUSTINE CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Elkridge

Open House: February 2, 2020 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

St. Augustine Catholic School has provided a rigorous education for over 160 years. They encourage intellectual discovery, imagination and service to others while striving to be disciples of Christ. Students statistically score 15 to 25 percent above the national norm on standardized assessments. See the difference at St. Augustine School! MORE

ST. LOUIS SCHOOL

Clarksville

Open House: January 29 | 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Looking for a new direction? Join St. Louis School for a “Welcome Wednesday” Open House and get a glimpse of their PK-8th grade Blue Ribbon school in action! Meet their administrators, take a parent-led tour, and learn a little bit more about all they have to offer your family for a comprehensive academic and spiritual education. MORE

Editor’s Note: This article was sponsored by The Archdiocese of Baltimore. Information contained was provided by their participating schools.