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Founded in 1897, Gilman School is a pre-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.


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of graduates attend a most competitive or highly competitive college



Jack Peternotte '27 with his trophy

Jack Paternotte ’27 has won the Mid-Atlantic Squash Championship for under-11 players. He is ranked #1 in the state for his age group and #41 in the U.S. Jack always plays in his Gilman gear and proudly represents the School. He is known by players and parents as a gentleman on and off the court. Well done, Jack!

Gilman Best Buddies chapter visits Harbour School

In their efforts to support their special needs siblings, senior Grant Emry, junior Taylor Classen, and sophomore Cole Emry are bringing awareness of and support for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities by organizing a Gilman Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge group and have now launched a Best Buddies chapter. Learn more here.

Mac Ford, Henry Galleher, Sandy Brown, Class of 1981

Mac Ford, Henry Galleher, and Alexander "Sandy" Brown, all Class of 1981, got together recently. The three former lacrosse teammates caught up in Denver, CO, where Henry lives and where Sandy's league – Major League Lacrosse – has a franchise. Click here to compare the current photo with an archival picture of the three  back in 1981.

Andy Matthews '15

Andy Matthews '15 is the focus of this profile in The Daily Tar Heel. The UNC lacrosse player ranks second on the team for goals this season, and has lead the team in assists the past two years. He started in all of the games in both the 2017 and 2018 seasons, with 2017 being a ACC championship win for the Tar Heels.

J.D. Kameen, Jay Brooks, Andrew Mighty

Three members of the Class of 2010 – J.D. Kameen, Jay Brooks, and Andrew Mighty – have completed Pacific Blitz, a two-week amphibious exercise with Marines on and off the coast of California. They are shown here with a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle.

Dr. Armand Taghizadeh '95 speaks to JV lacrosse

The JV Lacrosse Team invited noted Sports Psychiatrist Arman Taghizadeh '95 to campus in early March to do a session on mental skills training, which addresses performance anxiety and pre-game preparation. Learn more.

Jalen Rucker '19 on the Court

Senior Jalen Rucker has surpassed Cyrus Jones ‘12 to become Gilman Basketball’s all-time leading scorer. Click here for details and the list of the school’s all-time leading scorers.

Gerard "Rock" Harrison '93 at ACC wrestling championships

Gilman wrestling fans who tuned into the ACC Championships on ESPN online over the weekend may have recognized a familiar face. 

Hank Bethel is Gilman's 2019 football scholar-athlete

Hank Bethel '19 was one of 69 high school scholar-athletes honored by the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in March. Scholar-athletes are selected primarily for their ability on the football field and in the classroom. Other factors taken into consideration include extracurricular activities, leadership, and community activities. In the fall the multi-sport athlete will head to Bucknell University, where he will play lacrosse. 

Derrick Thompson '18  Tennis Player of the Week

Navy freshman Derrick Thompson '18 was named the Patriot League Male Tennis Player of the Week for the second time this season. The Mids' No. 2 singles player, Derrick's record stands at 9-1 in singles and 7-2 in doubles. Here's more from the Navy Sports website.