Top 10 Best Maryland Public Schools (2021)

Maryland is the #25 largest school system in the United States, serving 894,344 students across the 1,422 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Maryland is 41%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 41%.
The top ranked public schools in Maryland are Eastern Technical High School, Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc and Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 63% (majority majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MD) School Average
Asian
7%
Hispanic
17%
Black
34%
White
37%
Two or more races
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.

Top Overall Ranked Public Schools in Maryland (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Eastern Technical High SchoolVocational School
    Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: 80% (Top 5%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121100 Mace Ave
    EssexMD 21221
    (410) 887-0190

  • Rank: #22.
    Academy Of Health Sciences At PgccMagnet School
    Math: ≥95% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12301 Largo Rd
    Upper MarlboroMD 20774
    (301) 546-7247

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.Math: 98% (Top 1%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 98% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121400 W Cold Spring Ln
    BaltimoreMD 21209
    (410) 396-7026

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Hereford High School
    Math: 98% (Top 1%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 98% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1217301 York Rd
    ParktonMD 21120
    (410) 887-1905

  • Rank: #55.Math: ≥95% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: ≥95% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1285 Patterson Mill Rd
    Bel AirMD 21015
    (410) 638-4640

  • Rank: #66.
    Fallston High School
    Math: 95% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 95% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-122301 Carrs Mill Rd
    FallstonMD 21047
    (410) 638-4120

  • Rank: #77.Math: 90-94% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12712 Cathedral Street
    BaltimoreMD 21201
    (443) 642-5165

  • Rank: #88.
    Western School Of Technology & Env. ScienceVocational School
    Magnet School
    Math: 98% (Top 1%) Reading: 73% (Top 5%)Math: 98% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12100 Kenwood Ave
    CatonsvilleMD 21228
    (410) 887-0840

  • Rank: #99.
    Cold Spring Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-59201 Falls Chapel Way
    PotomacMD 20854
    (301) 279-8480

  • Rank: #1010.Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5310 Governor Stone Pky
    MillersvilleMD 21108
    (410) 222-3851

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Top Maryland Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
22 Schools
8,629 Students
12% Minority
125 Schools
83,457 Students
46% Minority
172 Schools
112,814 Students
61% Minority
174 Schools
81,439 Students
92% Minority
25 Schools
15,908 Students
29% Minority
10 Schools
5,787 Students
37% Minority
44 Schools
25,290 Students
17% Minority
29 Schools
15,364 Students
23% Minority
38 Schools
26,891 Students
75% Minority
13 Schools
4,767 Students
57% Minority
67 Schools
42,140 Students
40% Minority
12 Schools
3,811 Students
4% Minority
54 Schools
37,780 Students
36% Minority
76 Schools
56,784 Students
63% Minority
5 Schools
1,993 Students
39% Minority
207 Schools
161,546 Students
72% Minority
208 Schools
132,317 Students
96% Minority
14 Schools
7,778 Students
20% Minority
9 Schools
2,918 Students
61% Minority
28 Schools
18,053 Students
36% Minority
8 Schools
4,646 Students
42% Minority
44 Schools
22,595 Students
33% Minority
24 Schools
14,953 Students
57% Minority
14 Schools
6,684 Students
35% Minority
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