Wiley H. Bates Middle School 701 Chase St, Annapolis, MD21401 Serving more than 550 students in sixth through eighth grade, Wiley H. Bates Middle School is located next to the…More famed Maryland Hall. Dr. Diane Bragdon is the principal of the school, which has a strong focus on the arts. In 2009, it became home to Anne Arundel County's first and only Performing and Visual Arts Magnet School. The Magnet School serves about 150 sixth and seventh grade students. Students interested in music, dance and visual arts are selected for the school through an application process. Applications are open to fifth- and sixth-grade students attending Annapolis, South River, Southern, Broadneck and Severna Park elementary and middle schools. Visit the school's Web site for more information about the magnet school and its integrated arts curriculum.
Annapolis High School (AHS), located on Riva Road, is home to the Panthers and serves grades 9 to…More 12. AHS is a Maryland Green School since 2001 and an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School since 2005. The IB program incorporates world and cultural experiences with a challenging curriculum for students in grades 11 and 12. The Middle Years Program is offered to students in grades 9 and 10. Students must apply to participate. Other programs offered to students at AHS include vo-tech through the Center of Applied Technology at South River, college prep with AVID (Advanced via Individual Determination), and leadership training with Naval Junior ROTC.
Annapolis and Bates middle schools feed into Annapolis High, as do the following elementary schools: Annapolis, Eastport, Georgetown East, Germantown, Hillsmere, Mills-Parole, Rolling Knolls, Tyler Heights and West Annapolis.
In the spring of 2010, Principal Donald Lilley was recognized as High School Principal of the Year by the Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals for his leadership efforts at the school since he started there in 2004.