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"Who are the highest-performing students in my school?" This is the question K-12 school administrators should be asking as they seek to identify academically advanced students and accommodate their learning needs this school year....Read more.

Two CTY students learning to use an abacus.

Elementary school students write code, create superheroes, learn about numbers, and more in the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth's six-week Emerging Scholars Summer Program

It's the middle of summer at Baltimore's Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School, and Theresa Iwancio's classroom is full of first-graders huddled around a big yellow mixing bowl.

"What do you think will happen if we add more water?" Iwancio asks. "Will it feel squishier?"

"Yeah!" the students cheer....Read more.

Honorees stand on the Shriver Hall steps Saturday morning following the first of four CTY Grand Ceremonies

Erik Ma took the SAT in June of 2017, at a high school near his home in Seattle. Like most students in the room, he was taking the college-entrance exam for the first time. Unlike most students in the room, who were upperclassmen in the local high schools, Erik was only in seventh grade....Read more.

Baltimore City Public Schools and the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) will offer an academic enrichment and performance program this summer for 180 elementary school students with high academic potential in west and southeast Baltimore. City Schools was awarded a $400,000 Learning in Extended Academic Program (LEAP) grant from the Maryland State Department of Education that will expand and strengthen the long-time partnership between the district and CTY, which has 40 years of experience providing out-of-school learning to bright students....Read more.

Sofia Park, holding a sign that says: Sofia Park, a French teacher at The Park School in Baltimore, is the winner of this year’s Friedel and Otto Eberspacher Award for Excellence in the Teaching of a Modern Western European Language from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY).

Presented each year to an educator who inspires students to understand the world’s people and cultures, the award was established in 1989 by Lieselotte E. Kurth of Johns Hopkins University’s German Department. It includes a $1,500 prize. 

Students in grades 7-12 who participate in CTY’s humanities and writing Summer Programs courses can nominate a teacher from their home school for the award. Maya Newman-Toker nominated Park after participating in CTY’s Existentialism course last summer....Read more.