Education

Two Parkville High School students earn Opportunity Scholarship awards from College Board

PARKVILLE, MD – Eight Baltimore County Public Schools students from seven high schools have earned SAT Practice or SAT Build awards as part of the College Board Opportunity Scholarship program.  Two students from Parkville High School received awards. The College Board invests $5 million per year in the College Board Opportunity Scholarship program, with half of the scholarships designated for …


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December 5 SAT exam to be administered at 10 BCPS high schools

TOWSON, MD—The College Board’s SAT exam will be offered at 10 Baltimore County Public Schools high schools as National Administration Test Sites on Saturday, December 5, 2020. BCPS is opening facilities at the following schools for the weekend SAT: Catonsville High School, 421 Bloomsbury Ave., 21228 Eastern Technical High School, 1100 Mace Ave., 21221 Hereford High School, 17301 York Rd., …


21 BCPS students named National Merit semifinalists

TOWSON, MD—Twenty-one Baltimore County Public Schools students from nine high schools have been named semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program coordinated by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The honored students are: Catonsville High School Nikitha C. Mupparaju Sean O. Nowak Dulaney High School Serena Chen Grace Cong Kristine C. Xie Steven H. Zhang Eastern Technical High School …

Eastern Tech mathematics chair named 2020 Maryland Outstanding Educator

ESSEX, MD—Stacy Barry, a resource teacher in the BCPS Office of Innovation and Digital Safety, has been named 2020 Maryland Outstanding Leader Using Technology by the Maryland Society for Education Technology (MSET), and Kimberly Burton-Regulski, mathematics department chair at Eastern Technical High School, has been named that group’s 2020 Maryland Outstanding Educator. Both women will be honored at MSET’s Common …

Another high mark for Maryland students on Advanced Placement success

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland student success on the Advanced Placement remains steady, while high participation rates on the rigorous tests continue. According to a report released by the College Board, 31.5 percent of the Maryland Class of 2019 earned a score of 3 or higher on at least one AP exam while in high school. This rate is well above the nationwide …

Maryland SAT participation rises to 77% for class of 2019

BALTIMORE, MD—The number of public school graduates across Maryland who participated in the SAT Assessments rose significantly compared to 2018, with more than 3,000 additional students in the class of 2019 taking the exam, according to data released on Tuesday by the College Board. Seventy-seven percent of the public school class of 2019 were SAT takers, compared to 72 percent …

BCPS celebrates AP Capstone Diploma and AP Seminar and Research Certificate recipients from Pikesville High, Eastern Tech

TOWSON, MD – Twenty-six 2019 graduates of Pikesville and Eastern Technical high schools have earned the Advanced Placement® (AP®) Capstone Diploma, and seven 2019 graduates of Eastern Tech earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2018-19 school year. AP Capstone™ is a College Board program designed to prepare students for college and career success through the development of …

Eastern Tech students honored with AP Capstone Diploma, AP Seminar and Research Certificate

Nineteen Pikesville and Eastern Technical high school students have earned the Advanced Placement® (AP®) Capstone Diploma, and 18 students from the same two schools earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2017-18 school year. AP Capstone™ is a College Board program designed to prepare students for college and career success through the development of critical thinking, academic research, …