C.C.A. Baldi Middle School is located in Northeast Philadelphia and was named after Charles Carmine Antonio Baldi (1862-1930), the first Italian immigrant appointed to the Philadelphia Board of Education, 1924. Baldi Middle School includes grades six through eight and is comprised of a diverse population of approximately 1,200 students. A highlight of Baldi Middle School is the comprehensive Fine Arts program developed and taught by Marjorie Robbins. The extensive curriculum includes drawing from observation, composition, color theory, mixed media, and art history. Another significant component of the program is the appreciation of cultural diversity. Projects often explore symbolic motifs, art forms, and art mediums practiced around the world.