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Gilman School

In Tuo Lumine Lumen
(In Thy Light [We Shall Find] Light)
Turning Boys of Promise Into Men of Character
Baltimore, MD, USA
Headmaster John E. Schmick (Gilman Class of 1967)

1003 across 13 classes Baltimore redirects here. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Largest metro area Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 101 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N...

Faculty 133
Average class size 14 students
Student:teacher ratio 8:1
Average SAT scores (2006) 1300
Type Private, All-boys
Campus Suburban, 68 acres (2 km²)
Athletics 30
Athletics conference MIAA
Mascot Greyhound
Color(s) Blue and Grey
Established 1897

Gilman School is a private all-boys school located in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Founded in 1897 as the Country School for Boys, it was the first country day school in the United States. Now, it is an all boys school (grades pre-first to 12) and is widely regarded as one of the best and most prestigious schools in Maryland. Its graduates are noted for being intensely loyal to the institution and other alumni. As an example, approximately 80% of the School's Board of Trustees are graduates of the School. This is one of the highest percentages of any school in the United States. For other uses, see SAT (disambiguation). ... For the film of this title, see Private School (film). ... A single-sex school is a school that accepts boys or girls exclusively. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Baltimore redirects here. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...



Gilman was founded by Baltimorean Anne Galbraith Carey, with assistance from Daniel Coit Gilman (first president of Johns Hopkins University). The Country School for Boys opened its doors on September 30, 1897, in the Homewood mansion on the Johns Hopkins campus. In 1910, the Country School moved to its current 68-acre (275,000 m²) campus in Roland Park and changed its name to The Gilman Country School for Boys. In 1951 "Country" was dropped. Daniel Coit Gilman Daniel Coit Gilman (July 6, 1831-October 13, 1908) was an American educator. ... The Johns Hopkins University, founded in 1876, is a private institution of higher learning located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. ... This article is about the person. ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Roland Park may refer to: Roland Park, the upper class neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland Roland Park Country School, a school in Baltimore This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ...

Gilman has two sisters schools: Roland Park Country School, across the street from Gilman on the west side, and Bryn Mawr School, across the street from Gilman on the north side. All three schools coordinate some Upper School (grades 9-12) classes to the extent that some classes have students from all three schools. Roland Park Country School (RPCS) is an independent and private all-girls college preparatory school in Baltimore, Maryland. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

Gilman School Song

Oh Gilman Oh Gilman

To you we will be true

Our loyalty and honor

Are to the Grey and Blue

You build up our minds

Our hearts and spirits too

Forever our Gilman

We pledge ourselves to you

We're forging ahead

And reaching far beyond

With Gilman our strength

And brotherhood our bond

When we leave these walls

With memories we hold dear

It's Gilman's proud echoes

That in our hearts we'll hear

(By Mrs. Cathy E. Miles, in dedication to Mr. Ronald L. Culbertson)

Mission Statement

Gilman School is a diverse community dedicated to educating boys in mind, body, and spirit through particular emphases upon academic excellence, athletic participation and aesthetic appreciation. Gilman seeks to produce men of character and integrity who have the skills and ability to make a positive contribution to the communities in which they live and work.


Gilman School has a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum. In addition, the school has a comprehensive honor system, a community service program, an assembly program, and many leadership opportunities.


Gilman is well-known for its athletic program. In the 2002 season Gilman's football team was ranked 14th in the nation. In the 2005 season, Gilman was ranked 12th in the nation on USA Today's Super 25 high school football poll after going undefeated and winning its second consecutive Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) "A" Conference Championship. Since Head Coach Francis "Biff" Poggi (Gilman Class of 1979) took over in 1998 along with Assistant Coach Joe Ehrmann, Gilman's football team has surrendered only one conference championships (2003).

Gilman is also nationally recognized for its outstanding lacrosse program. The school has captured a remarkable 14 conference titles in MIAA (formerly the Maryland Scholastic Association (MSA)) lacrosse competition, and the team regularly ranks in the top 25 in the country annually. For other uses, see Lacrosse (disambiguation). ... The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association is an athletic conference which competes in the NCAAs Division III. Member teams are located in the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Indiana. ...

Gilman's rival is the McDonogh School located in Maryland. Each year, there is a football game between the two schools in the fall athletic season. This football game has taken place every year since 1914. [1] Gilman leads this seiries, 55-32-1, including a victory in the most recent game. McDonogh School is a private, coeducational, K-12, college-preparatory school located in Owings Mills, Maryland, USA. // The school was established near Baltimore, Maryland in 1873 and funded by the estate of John McDonogh, a former Baltimore resident, who died in 1850. ...

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  1. ^ Gilman-McDonogh Annual Football Game Between Rival Schools, Round 92. PressBox Preps. Retrieved on 2007-01-12.
  2. ^ Robert L. Ehrlich, Maryland Governor. Maryland State Archives. Retrieved on 2007-05-10.
  3. ^ John P. Sarbanes, U.S. Representative. Maryland State Archives. Retrieved on 2007-05-10.

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