Think. Communicate. Create. Collaborate.

Learn More




Founded in 1897, Gilman School is a kindergarten through twelfth grade private independent day school for boys in Baltimore, Maryland.

Whether it is in the classroom, on the field, or in the community, every minute of every Gilman school day helps boys to grow to become principled young men.


of students take part in some form of physical education every school day


of students participate in performing arts


average class size


of graduates attend a most competitive or highly competitive college



Niccolini and Sabracos Among Most Talented Singers in State

Charlie Niccolini '21 and Luke Sabracos '19 are among 15 contestants selected from hundreds of entries to Maryland Public TV's Celebration of Music Talent Search. The winner, selected by online public voting, will proceed to a national PBS talent search. Vote for both Luke and Charlie now!

Marcus Wang Addresses Cum Laude Inductees

Marcus Wang ’00, co-founder, president, and general manager of ZytoGen, delivered the keynote address of the Cum Laude ceremony. See the list of new inductees and a slide show here.

Tully Named All-Metro Boys Indoor Track Coach of the Year

“Indoor track is such a short season that everyone must be very disciplined and focused to peak at the right time, and my coaching staff and athletes definitely embodied those traits from the first practice to the championship meet.” - Coach Matt Tully '02

Mekhi Johnson is Accepted by All Eight Ivy League Colleges

More than 280,000 applications were sent to Ivy League schools last year. Less than five applicants achieved the distinction of acceptance by all eight schools. Mekhi Johnson is the first Gilman student to do so. Learn more here.

Thomas Booker Wins Scholar Athlete Award

Thomas Booker '18 was one of six winners at the 55th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner, selected from 65 nominees in the Greater Baltimore region. The honor is well deserved. The three-sport athlete was an All-Metro first-team selection as a DE and two-time all-state selection. Thomas is a member of the National Honor Society and is VP of the senior class. He will play football and study economics at Stanford in the fall.

Hoffberger is Squash Hall of Famer

Doug Hoffberger '90 has been inducted into the Maryland State Squash Hall of Fame. He is ranked #1 nationally in the Men's 40+ Doubles Division.

Judah Adashi Produces 3rd Annual Rise Bmore

Composer Judah Adashi '94 produced the third annual Rise Bmore, an annual evening of words and music in honor of Freddie Gray. The event included the premiere of a new work, "Invocation: Dear Baltimore."

An Artist's Life

Artist Palden Hamilton '93 spoke with Upper School students during a recent assembly. He showed his work and spoke about his life as a painter.

Baltimore Sun profiles Phil Han

Phil Han ‘04 is "equal parts driven and grounded, bold but calculated in bringing fresh dining experiences to Baltimoreans." Learn how he's shaping the local restaurant scene with his burgeoning casual dining empire in this Baltimore Sun profile.

Emotional Intelligence

David Brewster ’79 returned to Gilman for the first time in 42 years to present a thoughtful Upper School assembly.

Long Jump Athlete of the Year

Indoor track senior captain Mason Freeman ’18 has been named Maryland Boys Indoor Track Athlete of the Year. He was the top finishing competitor from Maryland at the New Balance Indoor Nationals, with a jump of 22’ 4.25”. 

Polo Champions Again

Parker Pearce '19 and Aiden Tydings '21 play on the #No. 1-ranked Maryland team of the U.S. Polo Association Interscholastic League. During spring break, the team successfully defended their national title so they are now two-time national champions.

Outstanding Swimmer

Eric Zhang '21 recently received the Sort Baltimore Aquatic Club (NBAC) Maryland Outstanding Swimmer award for his age group.