Deer Park Middle Magnet School Boundary Study

The purpose of this boundary study will be to provide capacity relief at Deer Park Middle Magnet School.

The new boundary will be effective for the 2023-2024 school year (August 2023).

Bookmark this page and refer to it throughout the boundary change process – we will update it regularly with new information.  The latest updates will be highlighted in yellow.

Affected Schools

Schools participating in this study include:
  • Deer Park Middle Magnet School
  • Franklin Middle School
  • Northwest Academy
  • Pikesville Middle School
  • Windsor Mill Middle School

Boundary Study Committee

The boundary study committee will be identified this Summer 2022 and will convene in September 2022. Between September and December 2022, the group will meet six times, including hosting a public information meeting in October to share the group’s work, talk with community members, and gather information. In February and March 2023, the Board of Education will consider and take action on the committee’s recommendation, including holding a public hearing.

Stay Informed/Provide Feedback

  • Information Flyer
  • Attend Committee Meetings as an observer
  • Attend Public Information Session
  • Watch meetings online on BCPS Livestream or YouTube
  • Submit a comment (coming soon).  Comments will be posted regularly on this page and provided to the Boundary Study Committee.
  • Review committee data, materials, and maps archived after each meeting
  • Use the interactive mapping tool (coming soon)
  • Take the online survey (October 26 - November 14, 2022)
  • Attend Board of Education meetings and the hearing (Spring 2023) 

Meeting Livestream and Videos

Boundary Study Committee Meetings and Livestream can be accessed via the link at each meeting header below.  After each meeting, the link becomes an archived You Tube video, which supports closed captioning (cc) in many languages.  

Meeting 1, Wednesday, September 14, 2022
New Town High School, Cafeteria, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Meeting materials to be posted Thursday, September 15, 2022

Boundary Timeline and Background Information

 Parent Letter Version  Script Link
 English  English  Link
 Arabic  Arabic  Link 
 Chinese Chinese
 French  French  Link
 Russian  Russian  Link
 Spanish  Spanish  Link
 Urdu  Urdu  Link
 Uzbek  Uzbek  Link
 Yoruba  Yoruba  Link

Public Comments

Comment Link (coming soon)

Public comments will be collected at Meeting 1 (September 14, 2022) through Meeting 5 (December 14, 2022).  All public comments become official record and will be posted above periodically, including date and time of submission, first initial, last name, and commentary.  Please do not include information which may compromise your data security (e.g., phone numbers, addresses, names of children).