Hampstead Hill Academy Pre-K Students Get New Learning Space

BALTIMORE (WJZ)—A grand opening for Southeast Baltimore’s youngest learners.

Andrea Fujii reports on new classrooms for Pre-K students that will help the entire school.

It’s not just another day at Hampstead Hill Academy. The 40 plus Pre-K students now have a brand new place to learn.

Four-year-old Alijah loves the new space. His mom says they’re less cramped in these two new classrooms.

“It’s a great working environment,” said Jessica Burns, parent. “It’s very bright. There’s a lot of room, and it’ll be a great addition to the school.”

The two classrooms freed up space in the main building where fifth, sixth and seventh-graders are utilizing the two extra rooms.

The mayor and City Schools CEO Dr. Andres Alonso took a tour of the $1.2 million facilities paid for by about six years of saving by the charter school.

“Studies have found the importance of early childhood education especially pre-kindergarten,” said Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

The school is hoping to point these young learners down the right path.

“Pre-K is the start of years to come so you have to start with a great foundation,” Burns said.

Construction of the two new classrooms took less than six months.

  • Bernard Mc Kernan

    How come in the end, the results are always the same. Drugs, killings, welfare, scaming, destitute. This, with all the advantages given these children. It;s parenting or lack of. Bad DNA folks.


    If this charter school SAVED money to build the new classrooms why can’t the BALTIMORE CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM save some money for improvements to their schools??, , ,a lesson to be learned here!

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