Our Mission

Baltimore Design School fosters creativity and develops the academic and critical thinking skills of 6th through 12th grade students and prepares them for admission to college and careers in the design fields of Architecture, Fashion, and Graphic Design. BDS is a Baltimore City public transformation school that offers a comprehensive college preparatory program that integrates design throughout the academic curriculum and provides Career and Technology Education (CTE) pathways.

Our Programs
What's New at BDS
Event Recap

BDS Students Work With Alveole, Charm City Meadeworks and @Reedbmore to Promote the Importance of Pollinators

BDS students have been working with the folks from Alveole, a Certified B Corporation devoted to creating bee-friendly communities for healthier cities.  They currently work with organizations like the Baltimore Convention Center and The Abell Foundation which host hives on their rooftops that Alveole maintain and harvest honey and beeswax from.  It’s an inspiring and […]

Read Story View All News

BDS Junior – Sierra House’s Selected Design Provides Inspiration for New EV Charging Stations in Johnston Square

Learn More

BDS Students Tour Doors Open Baltimore AND Provide Tours for Visitors to our School

Learn More

Join Us in Celebrating the Teachers of the Month of September! Students, Parents & Staff Voted, and the Winners Are…

Learn More