Robert W. Coleman Elementary School

To participate in the Robert Coleman INSPIRE planning process, contact Eli Pousson: (410) 396-5173 or, or Tarek Bolden: (410) 396-1227  or

View of a two-story brick school building with a large modern entrance covered by a projecting awning. A rain garden appears in the foreground.

Plan updates

The Department of Planning (DOP) will be working with members of the schools and stakeholders in the neighborhoods around the schools to better understand their neighborhood experiences, concerns, and priorities.

Recent activities

  • October 12, 2023: DOP staff presented a revised version of the draft recommendations for community review. Community leaders from the Robert W. Coleman Community Organization and the Greater Mondawmin Coordinating Council participated to share feedback on the plan.
  • Between 2019 and 2021, the “Listen” phase of INSPIRE focused on gathering information about the planning area. In addition to working with community members, DOP staff begin to review existing neighborhood plans and history, and collect demographic data. In September 2021, DOP published a draft recommendation report and we are continuing to incorporate feedback from neighbors.
  • Robert W. Coleman Elementary School re-opened in September 2021. Find more information on the completed 21st Century Schools renovation and addition.

Plan materials