The Ingenuity Project, Inc.

Contact Name:
Lisette Morris


(410) 662-8665

The Ingenuity Project, Inc.

Organization Website:

Brief Program Description:
The program provides advanced math, science and research curriculum to Baltimore City students in grades 6-12. Through a competitive application process, applicants apply for one of four middle school programs (Hamilton Elementary/Middle, James McHenry Elementary/Middle, Mount Royal Elementary/Middle, and Roland Park Elementary/Middle) and one high school program at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. Students enroll in the program all three years of middle school and/or all four years of high school. They complete the advanced curriculum during the school year, afterschool, and during the summers. More information can be found at

Grade Ranges:
6-8, 9-12

How are most of your sites currently operating?
In-person, Hybrid, Virtual

Are you planning on offering virtual programming during the summer of 2021? Yes

Do you have the capacity to provide in-person summer programs in 2021? Yes

  • How many sites could you operate? 5
  • How many children could you serve per site? 250

Do you have the capacity to provide in-person afterschool programs during the 2021-2022 school year? Yes

  • How many sites could you operate? 5
  • How many children could you serve per site? 845

What counties are are you interested in working in?
Baltimore City

What types of programming do you offer?
Tutoring, Homework Support, Math, Science/STEM, Mentoring, Career and College Readiness, Field Trips

  • Additional services:

Do you have ESSA approval in any county in Maryland? No

  • If yes, which counties?

Do you provide transportation to your programs? Yes

Are you interested in partnering with other program providers? Yes

  • Briefly describe the kind of partnerships you may be looking for: We look for summer and afterschool math, science and high school research partners. We work with many researchers at area universities who mentor our students in conducting independent research projects in a credit-bearing courses. We also work with providers who design STEM curriculum for summer and afterschool.

Additional notes/comments:
We get bus passes from the city to give to students for transportation. We do not provide public buses. Students interested in the program must apply in the fall for the following summer and school year. Our application for this summer and 2021-22 is closed.