ConneXions A Community Based Arts School

2801 N. Dukeland St., Baltimore, MD 21216 
County: Baltimore City
Grades: 6 - 12
Phone: (443) 984-1418
Principal: Sidney Brooks
School # 0325

What makes us unique?

ConneXions: A Community Based Arts School is an extraordinary educational institution that has made the difference in many Baltimore city students' lives over the last two decades. We are home to an outstanding team of educators who continue to inspire and engage our future leaders of tomorrow. We are a great Baltimore City Public Charter school with over twenty years of experience and an extensive history of cultural and community awareness. ConneXions promotes positive change and progress serving students in grades 6 through 12. At ConneXions, we are committed to re-imagining academic and artistic excellence. We prepare students for college and professional careers with a strong academic foundation, while exposing them to Fine Arts, culture, character, authentic assessments, and opportunities to promote social justice by providing them with tools and skills that help them unlock their creative genius. ConneXions' promise and dedication to every child allows our students to recognize and achieve the fluid definition of success and be agents of change in the 21st century. ConneXions is a unique school with exemplary outcomes, strong leadership, and determination to continue moving forward. Diversity, perseverance, and creativity propels this school bus!

Mission and Vision:

ConneXions mission is to cultivate academic and artistic excellence, cultural identity, and community awareness in ALL students.


  • Advisory
  • After School Programs
  • Arts Integration
  • College Preparatory
  • Community School
  • Debate
  • Direct Instruction
  • Dress Code
  • Extracurricular Activities: sports, clubs
  • Habits of Mind
  • Individualized Learning
  • Responsive Classroom
  • Restorative Practices
  • STEM
  • Student Service
  • Student Service
  • Summer Programs


  • Coordinate with Youthworks
  • Community advocate that partners with various community organizations and groups
  • Hold Extra-curricular events partnered with other groups / mentoring
  • Sports: basketball, volleyball, baseball, cross country, cheerleading, band, etc. Other clubs include modeling, etc.
  • Host training and professional development
  • Serve as neighborhood hub for service or advocacy projects
  • Host art events for the surrounding community

Lottery preferences:

  • Siblings of current students
  • Low income, IEP

Principal's Message:

I am most proud of my school community every day at school... of the staff and students in every way.