Enrollment & Admissions | Govans Elementary School Enrollment & Admissions | Govans Elementary School

Who Can Enroll?

Students from the surrounding neighborhoods. Any child living or moving into the neighborhood may enroll at any time, without participating in a lottery. If you live in this zone, call or email the school to enroll. 

Non-zoned students throughout Baltimore City. If there are no vacancies at the time, students can be added to a waitlist or upcoming lottery. 

Not sure of your enrollment zone? https://www.baltimorecityschools.org/schools 

Schedule an information session and school tour:  

Contact: Chevelle Smith, Administrative Assistant
[email protected]  

How to Enroll 

For Pre-Kindergarten: Your child must be 4 years old prior to September 1. Pre-K priority is given to students who meet the age requirement and are considered low-income, homeless, or receive special education services.  

For Kindergarten: Baltimore City Public Schools require all children aged 5 by September 1 to be enrolled in Kindergarten. Priority thresholds do not apply to Kindergarten applicants. Visit www.baltimorecityschools.org/pre-k-and-k for more information. 

Who We Are

Govans Elementary School is a neighborhood charter school operated by the Baltimore Curriculum Project. In 2015, the Board of School Commissioners approved conversion to a neighborhood charter school.  

About Baltimore Curriculum Project 

Baltimore Curriculum Project (BCP) is the largest operator of local neighborhood, public charter schools in Maryland. We create safe, supportive learning environments for children PK-8 by providing innovative, research-based educational strategies, intensive teacher training, and extensive support for administration and staff. BCP collaborates with its schools’ staff, families, and community partners to tailor resources and support through community partnerships. 

As one of the longest-running charter operators in Maryland, our schools are regularly recognized as some of the most highly acclaimed neighborhood charter schools in the state. BCP partners with Baltimore City Public Schools to serve all students in our neighborhood zones and to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment of learning for all students, families, and employees. 

BCP’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism

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