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.

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BDS Ranks #1 High School in Baltimore City According to U.S. News & World Report

  US News & World Report released the 2024 Best High School Ranking List on April 23. Institutions in all 50 states and the District of Columbia are included in the rankings, which are ranked nationally and within each state. Maryland high school students are assessed in English language arts and math through the Maryland […]

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24 – 25 SY Back to School Events Throughout the City

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BDS Graphic Design Seniors Take NYC!

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BDS Graphic Design Student – ’25 Love Stewart Acknowledged as a ‘Courting Art Baltimore’ Finalist

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