Clay Hill Public Charter School

6410 E Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21224
County: Baltimore City
Grades: K-4 (2021 opening; K-8 by 2026)
Phone: 443-813-1653
Principal: Emily Augustine
School # 386
MSDE Report Card

What makes us unique?

Children: We believe in the awe-inspiring potential of children and their abilities to challenge us, move us, and surprise us in ways large and small. They are the core of our teaching and learning community.

Equity:  We believe in being a community that embraces the unique identity of each member. We nurture each child's identity development through personal growth and an understanding of historical contexts of race, gender, and other expressions of self.

Love: We believe who you are as a person before you come to school matters, so we care for, protect, support, and encourage everyone in our community by cultivating a network of committed, caring individuals and strengthening family and community structures that support healthy interpersonal relationships.

Creativity: We believe the way to academic excellence is to foster creativity and critical thinking by challenging every child to excel using interdisciplinary, thematic, hands-on instruction.

Wellness: We believe in cultivating an accessible and supportive environment to maintain and imrove every child and family's physical, mental, social, and emotional health.

Collaboration: We believe in togetherness, collaboration, and co-creation. We value, trust, and celebrate and rely on each other's voices, ideas, opinions, and perspectives.

It is important for parents to know that our whole-child model incorporates access to programming in physical education, art, music through a partnership with OrchKids, and Spanish through a partnership with the Language Project.


Clay Hill Public Charter School is a Community School.  A Community School is both a place and a set of partnerships that come together to serve the needs of the whole child.  Some of the programming includes, but is not limited to:
  • Providing on site dental care of vision screening for students
  • Partnering with the Baltimore City Health Department to offer vaccine clinics to community members
  • Partnering with local non-profits through the Southeast Collaborative on a variety of community projects and events.

As a new school, our community programming is growing as we identify the needs of our community.

Mission and Vision:

The mission of Patterson Park Public Charter School, Inc. is to be a place where children thrive as members of a vibrant and inclusive learning community with families, caregivers, staff, and neighbors engaged in a practice of whole-child education. By teaching and learning from one another, we embrace unique identities and cultivate an atmosphere of love.

The vision of Patterson Park Public Charter School, Inc. is Life-long Learners, Healthy Families, and Strong Neighborhoods.


  • After school programming, including aftercare, sports, and clubs
  • Arts Integration
  • Community School
  • Experiential Learning / Project Based
  • Restorative Practices
  • Summer Programs

Lottery Preferences:

  • Siblings of current students
  • Teachers and staff
  • Other: Low income, ESOL, and founders

Principal's Message:

I am most proud of my school community for cultivating an environment where children love to be and love to learn. Supported by outstanding staff, excellent curriculum, and a variety of community resources, it is a joy to watch our students experience academic, social, and emotional growth.