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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.


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of graduates attend a most competitive or highly competitive college



Planting for Future Generations

It took a village to replenish Gilman’s tree canopy when 30 new trees were planted around campus on a cold and sunny fall Saturday. Alongside the hard-working Building and Grounds crew, 14 students assisted with digging, planting, and mulching. Learn more here.

Jason Finkelstein '94

Jason Finkelstein ‘94, has become a contributor to Forbes magazine. Here is a recent article. Jason, who describes himself as a "computer scientist turned product manager turned strategic marketer," is the CRO of Traitify, an HR tech company.

Jennings '11 and Copeland '09 exchange jerseys

Brandon Copeland '09 and Darius Jennings '11 exchanged jerseys -- with bookend numbers! -- after they played each other on December 2, with the Tennessee Titans getting the win over the New York Jets 26-22.

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!

The Angelos brothers introduce new Orioles GM

Angelos brothers John '85 and Louis '87 have participated in the Orioles franchise for 25 years, primarily behind the scenes. They are taking a higher profile as they have assumed control of the organization. They introduced new executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias last week and spoke about their plans in this Baltimore Sun article.

Fencer Amir Whitehead '21

Amir Whitehead '21 has qualified for the Junior Olympic National Championships in foil fencing in the Junior and Cadet divisions. He qualified by earning the bronze medal at the Maryland Junior Olympics DVQ 2018 “Divisional Qualifier.” He will be heading to Denver in February to compete.

Seniors Ehren Dietrick and Aidan Radinsky

Gilman students were in the top two winning teams in the recent McDonogh Hackathon. Seniors Ehren Dietrick and Aidan Radinsky were part of the team that took first place in the Hackathon. Second place was won by a team including Gilman freshmen Connor Basham and Charlie Dietrick.

Richard Tucker '47 as a Gilman lacrosse player

The contributions of STX founder Richard Tucker '47 to the growth of lacrosse is the subject of this WJZ-TV story. Tucker created the first plastic lacrosse stick.

Bridge Named for Chris Coffland ’84

A bridge over Loch Raven Reservoir has been named in honor of Army Cpl. Chris Coffland ’84, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2009. Click here for a summary and photos from the ceremony, and read an article about Chris and the nonprofit founded by his sister after his death to support wounded veterans.