Maryland Charter Schools Program Grants

Grants awarded for the start-up, replication, and expansion of public charter schools in Maryland.


The new grantees are:

Chesapeake Charter School, St. Mary's County: To add 170 new students to its current K-8 program focusing on project based learning and arts integration.

Baltimore International Academy, Baltimore City: To replicate its existing K-8 program emphasizing language immersion in another Baltimore neighborhood.

Watershed School, Baltimore County: To launch a new elementary school in 2019-2020 with an environmental focus and extensive community outreach.

DaVinci Collaborative School, Baltimore City: To start a new high school targeting internships and an intensive advisory model.

Legends Charter School, Prince George's County: To open a new K-4 school, with an intention of expanding to K-8, focusing on financial literacy and entrepreneurship.

Chesapeake Math and IT Academy, Prince George's County: To replicate its STEM-based school model, already successful at three locations in the county.


To learn about future opportunities, please check this page, or sign up for news using the link at the right.



Carol Beck
Office of School Innovations
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-2595
410-767-3678 Office

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