Baltimore Church School was established in 1915 at Druid Hill Avenue and Robert Street. Previous locations include: Druid Hill Ave. / Robert St., Harlem Ave. / Dolphin St., W. Lafayette Ave., Madison Ave., Oswego Ave., Bellona Ave., The name Baltimore Junior Academy (BJA) was adopted in 1927 under the pastorate of Elder M. S. Banfield. In 1975, BJA officially opened its doors at 3006 W. Cold Spring Lane. Since its inception, BJA has educated approximately 12,000 students. Offering students an education that incorporates Christian values with a strong academic program. BJA has always been African American owned and operated, however, no student will be denied admission based on race, sex, ethnic background or religion.