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Collington Square School

BCP assumed operation of Collington Square School in 2002 when it joined the New Schools Initiative. Collington Square is a public elementary/middle school that serves grades pre-K through eight. Located in East Baltimore, Collington Square serves 466 students in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

The student population is 99.8% African-American and .2% Native American. Most of the students come from families living below the poverty line. Collington Square is a school-wide Title I school with 94.6% percent of the students eligible for free/reduced price meals.

From 2003-2005, Collington Square's 3rd grade reading scores increased by 385% while the math scores increased by 464%. BCP converted Collington into a charter school in 2005.

Collington Square Partners

Extra-curricular Programs

  • The Collington Square Community School Initiative provides educational and social services for the Collington Square community.
  • The Creative Alliance offers mini-courses at Collington such as Storytelling & Cartooning, Literacy through Photography, and Hip Hop Theater in partnership with the Baltimore Curriculum Project.
  • The Baltimore Museum of Art's Close Encounters program provides an in-depth six-week art experience for Baltimore City fourth graders.
  • Sankofa Dance Theater provides mini-courses in African Dance.

Collington Square School (#97)
1409 N. Collington Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21213
Phone: (410) 396-9198
Fax: (410) 396-8632
Ms. D'Andrea Chapman, Principal
Ms. Brenda McKinley, Assistant Principal


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