Founded in 1897 as this nation's first country day school.
Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools. Approved by the Maryland State Board of Education.
- International Boys' Schools Coalition (IBSC)
- National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
- Global Online Academy (GOA)
Gilman School is a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade independent school located in Baltimore City. It serves families from a broad variety of neighborhoods in the greater Baltimore metropolitan area. There are three school divisions. Lower School, grades pre-kindergarten through five; Middle School, grades six through eight; and Upper School, grades nine through twelve. The programs and curriculum are specifically designed to be developmentally appropriate for boys and follow a logical sequential progression leading from one grade to the next.
Gilman School remains a boys' school because boys and girls develop at significantly different rates and have substantially different developmental needs. A boys' school is best positioned to offer boys a program designed to address their specific needs.
Gilman's Upper School also offers a coordinate program that combines Gilman's resources with those of two excellent girls' schools, which are connected to this campus by a system of bridges. As a result, students can choose among an extraordinary array of electives and opportunities.
- Total enrollment: 1,035
- Upper School, grades 9–12: 485
- Middle School, grades 6–8: 230
- Lower School, grades pre-k–5: 320
Average Class Size
Tuition and Fees
- All School: 177
- Upper School: 74
- Middle School: 40
- Lower School: 52
- Fellows: 7
- Alumni faculty and staff: 30
- Advanced degrees: 66%
- Average number of years teaching experience: 17
- Average number of years teaching experience at Gilman School: 10
Tuition Assistance Budget
Gilman School awarded $4.95 million in grants for the 2022-2023 school year.
Students Receiving Tuition Assistance
27% in Upper School; 24% in Middle School; 21% in Lower School
Upper School — 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(interscholastic teams stay later.)
Middle School — 8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
(extended day supervision available, 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.)
Lower School — 8:10 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
(After School Program, 3:15 p.m. - 6 p.m.)
Gilman School admits qualified applicants of any race, religion, color, sexual orientation, and national or ethnic origin.