Gunpowder Elementary School is situated on 19 acres in the community of Perry Hall, Baltimore County. Since its opening in 1970, Gunpowder Elementary School's mission has been to continue providing a quality education that develops the content, knowledge, skills and attitudes that enables all students to reach their maximum potential as responsible, life-long learners and productive citizens. The faculty and staff maintain strong partnerships with families and the Parent Teacher Association. Our volunteer program boasts close to 400 volunteers annually with a common goal of providing positive support for our faculty and students. Gunpowder Elementary School offers programs to support student success. Our book clubs, and jazz band are offered to expand our students’ horizons. As we embrace "Gunpowder Pride ... Limitless Possibilities" the staff of Gunpowder Elementary will continue to ensure exemplary teaching for student learning through effective teaching techniques, innovative ideas and technology. At Gunpowder Elementary, our motto "Eager beavers who are always ready to learn" is demonstrated on a daily basis.