Calvert School

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Calvert School, founded in 1897, is a well-known private school in Baltimore, Maryland. Its first headmaster was the renowned, Harvard-educated Virgil M. Hillyer.[1] Calvert offers education from pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. Calvert's focus is on strong academics, especially a firm grounding in mathematics and English.[2]

Though not affiliated with a religion, several references to God and the Bible can be found throughout Calvert's curricula.

Mission statement

"Calvert School is dedicated to educating boys and girls through its time-tested method of teaching and its rigorous curriculum. Particular emphasis is given to mastering essential skills, inspiring a lifelong love of learning, and instilling enthusiasm, responsibility, and self-discipline. Calvert seeks to develop students of high academic achievement, intellectual curiosity, and strong moral character within a supportive and diverse community."

Home education services

Calvert School offers its curricula as a homeschooling program. The homeschooling program was founded in 1905 by Hillyer and has since been used worldwide by over 500,000 students.[3]

Calvert also offers extensive services to parents, such as counseling and professional grading of tests.[4]


Calvert School is accredited and its curriculum is approved by the Maryland Department of Education.[5]

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