Award Year: 2016

George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology

938 York Road
Towson, MD, 21204-2513

(410) 887-2775

Ms. Karen E. H. Steele, Principal at time of Nomination

Magnet School

Baltimore County Public Schools

School Website

School Social Media

https://twitter.com/GWCCAT

Mission

Carver Center Community cultivates life-long learners whose passion for their craft empowers them to be creative, successful, inspiring contributors and leaders in the world.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 36%
  • White: 48%
  • Hispanic: 5%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Two or more races: 5%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
Application
Carver Center RenFest - A day filled with transdisciplinary explorations of the Elizabethan, Harlem, and San Francisco renaissances.

Carver Center RenFest - A day filled with transdisciplinary explorations of the Elizabethan, Harlem, and San Francisco renaissances.

Founded in 1993, George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology is a Baltimore County public school located in Towson, Maryland. Carver Center is a countywide magnet school for students in grades 9-12. Carver Center supports and engages students with passion for, dedication to, and talent in acting, business, carpentry, cosmetology, culinary arts, dance, design and production, literary arts, music, and visual arts. Academic instruction incorporates real-world examples to demonstrate relevance between academics and art/technology. A rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, combined with challenging courses in arts and technology, fosters students' ability to question, analyze, problem solve, and create. Students participate in performances, critiques of their work, and portfolio reviews. By immersing students in challenging and rigorous programs, implemented through the fusion of these disciplines, academics, evolving technologies, and professional experiences, Carver Center prepares students to make informed future education and career choices.