Maryland Blue Ribbon Public Schools

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There are 62 blue ribbon public schools in Maryland, serving 41,860 students.
These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the Maryland state average of 57%.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Maryland Blue Ribbon Public Schools

State Statistics

About This State (MD) (MD) State Statistics Nationwide Statistics
Population (Approximate) 5,731,109 people 304,788,178 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 32% 25%
Median Household Income $71,034 $46,250
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.