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 Partners with the National Coalition of 100 Black Women for our 4th STEAM Career Expo

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Baltimore Metro Chapter, in partnership with the Baltimore Design School, hosted the 4th Annual STEAM Career Fair with over 32 professionals presenting on the day-to-day experience within their careers.  Students in grades 6 – 12 had the opportunity to spend time at the expo and speak with table hosts. The theme […]

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

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10th Grade Graphic Design Major, Breonna Jones Spotlighted by ‘Voyage Baltimore’ Media as an Inspiration

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Students Preparing for Work

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Please Join Us April 21st

Join us for a morning of connection, powerful stories, and information about BDS’s programs, services, and initiatives that have touched and transformed lives over the past twelve years. The event proceeds will benefit our efforts to develop the whole child, expand the diversity of the design professions, and foster creativity, critical thinking, and design skills.