Afya Baltimore Inc. (ABI) is a non-profit organization that governs two charter schools in the City of Baltimore: Afya Public Charter School (a middle school) and Tunbridge Public Charter School (an elementary - middle school). Founded in 2007 by five Baltimore City Public School educators, our board is now comprised of a talented and diverse group of community leaders, educators, and parents.
The ABI governing board is charged with managing the finances and facilities of the schools while supporting the school leaders and teachers as they provide the children who attend Afya and Tunbridge a healthy, balanced education. Afya is a Swahili word for health, and health is at the heart of the ABI mission. Afya Baltimore Inc., Afya Public Charter School and Tunbridge Public Charter School all share the following mission: TEACHING BALTIMORE’S CHILDREN TO LIVE HEALTHY, BALANCED LIVES- Intellectually, Physically, Socially.