Baltimore Design School

  • Baltimore Design School serves 510 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Baltimore Design School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

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Baltimore Design School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Baltimore Design School's student population of 510 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Baltimore Design School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Baltimore Design School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#1309 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
2%
17%
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Black
94%
34%
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White
4%
37%
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Diversity Score0.120.72
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Graduation Rate≥90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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