Collection Title: The Midtown Academy (MID)
Inclusive Dates: 2003-2004
Size: 1.6 linear feet
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, memoranda, and minutes relating to a public K-8 charter school
The Midtown Academy (PS #321) is a public charter school located at 1398 West Mount Royal Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland. It serves students in kindergarten through grade eight and is governed by a nonprofit organization, The Midtown Academy, Inc. The Academy was founded in 1997 by a coalition of parents and teachers in Reservoir Hill and Bolton Hill and became part of Baltimore City Public Schools' "New Schools Initiative." Under state legislation passed in 2003, The Midtown Academy converted to a charter school in 2005.
The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Sarah Fawcett-Lee, former President of Midtown Academy, Inc., in 2004.