Academy of Arts, Multimedia, and Communications

This academy offers specialized pathways in:

Photography - provides opportunities for students to learn design and aesthetic theory as it applies to traditional and digital photography. Courses are designed to assist students in solving problems as they explore the media.

Interactive Media Production *‡ - provides students with experiences in Web site development, internet technology, computer graphics, digital media and entertainment production, and project management. Students develop skills in photo/video imagery, animation, non-linear video editing, Web page design, basic game development, and mobile/ handheld application development. Students complete a professional portfolio which can be used to apply for advanced/continuing education programs and employment. Students may also earn industry certification in Adobe® Creative Suite® and Web design.

Journalism/Communications - provides students with a strong foundation in journalism and public speaking, with opportunities for in-depth study of broadcast journalism, technical writing, media broadcasting and editing, advertising, film analysis, public relations, and desktop publishing.

* Articulated college credit may be earned from the Community College of Baltimore County.

‡ Students may earn a minimum of four MSDE Career & Technology (CTE) credits for graduation.


Admission criteria and ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES available here.


 Available at:

Chesapeake High School STEM Academy
1801 Turkey Point Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21221


Applications are accepted for Grade 9.

Transportation is provided for students who are zoned to attend
Chesapeake, Dundalk, Kenwood, Overlea, or Patapsco High School.