BALTIMORE (WJZ) — In the heart of downtown Baltimore, an experiment in education is underway. A city charter school has gone girls-only and is seeing success in doing so.
While in most classrooms in Baltimore you’ll find a roughly equal number of boys and girls, some experts suggest it may be time for a change.
“The girls like to think of themselves as a sisterhood, and we like to have them think that way too,” said Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women founder Brenda Brown Rever.
Senior Breasia has been a part of that sisterhood for seven years.
“Growing up in an environment with all the same girls, you feel comfortable in here,” she said.
That comfort level might be why some studies show that students at single-sex schools perform better. That appears to also be the case at BLSYW.