Baltimore School for the Arts is located in Baltimore, MD and is one of 49 high schools in Baltimore City Public Schools School District. It is a public school that serves 374 students in grades 9-12. See Baltimore School for the Arts's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Baltimore School for the Arts had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
BSA is a tough school, but it's worth it. There's no other school where you could get this kind of specialized education, attention, help, and combined academic focus and art experience. As a production student, the training is absolutely brilliant and brings real life experience in as we build our own productions with what we have, a realistic experience. All the departments work together but remain close knit in most cases. It's one of the best (if not the best) environments I have ever been in and I know many other students share my opinion.
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i have a niece that attends here and she absolutely loves it. I hear nothing but good things about this school, and hopefully my daughter may attend someday.
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By Nicholas on
This school is more then just a school to some students like me it would be a second home . Even if I am currently not attending the Baltimore School for The Arts , I am going to try my hardest to get in because i think that is where i belong . Every school should be like the Baltimore School for The Arts I heard that going there is a life change thing , And I am ready for a change .
The Maryland High School Assessment program (HSA) includes annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
High School students are assessed upon completion of courses in English 2, Algebra, Biology, and Government.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a scaled score for each test. Passing scores for the HSA are 412 for Algebra, 400 for Biology, 394 for Government and 396 for English 2. The percentage of students to score at or above the proficient level are shown here. Starting with the class of 2009, students must pass all tests to graduate.
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The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Maryland, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Maryland School Assessment (MSA) Results and High School Assessment (HSA) Results for all subjects tested.more...