Join us for one-of-a-kind performance by Baltimore scholars, learn about the magic of Higher Achievement, mingle, and meet the poets.


Impact In Baltimore


Meet Mike Bender

Soon after Mike Bender moved to Baltimore nine years ago, he knew he wanted to leave a lasting impact on his new city. Mike grew up in Cleveland, OH, with a single mom and knew firsthand the huge effect caring adults can have on young people.

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Higher Achievement scholars in Baltimore maintain A/B average in math


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Connect in Baltimore

Higher Achievement Baltimore, held after school and during the summer, operates three achievement centers in Baltimore City:

  • East Baltimore at Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School
  • South Baltimore at Carter G. Woodson Elementary/Middle School
  • West Baltimore at Lakeland Elementary/Middle School

Addresses and Directions


Name Higher Achievement Baltimore
1500 Union Avenue
Suite 2600

Baltimore, MD 21211
Phone 410.752.7753
Fax 410.752.7755

From Our Blog

Dr. Tim Tooten of WBAL will emcee the 2017 Baltimore Love Out Loud!

This year’s Baltimore Love Out Loud has a very special guest: Dr. Tim Tooten, from news channel WBAL! Dr. Tooten is Baltimore’s only full-time…

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Love Out Loud 2017

Love Out Loud, our literary love poetry performance marks the culmination of months of hard work, and preparation. After study and practice, scholars…

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