Top 10 Best Maryland Public Schools (2022)

Maryland is the #25 largest school system in the United States, serving 893,772 students across the 1,420 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Maryland is 38%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 46%.
Minority enrollment is 63% (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 Ranked Public Schools in Maryland (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Shipley's Choice Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
310 Governor Stone Pky
Millersville, MD 21108
(410) 222-3851
Rank: #22.
Bannockburn Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
6520 Dalroy Ln
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-1270
Rank: #33.
Thomas S. Wootton High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
2100 Wootton Pkwy
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 279-8550
Rank: #44.
Walt Whitman High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 86% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
7100 Whittier Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 320-6600
Rank: #55.
Glenelg High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 86% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
14025 Burnt Woods Rd
Glenelg, MD 21737
(410) 313-5528
Rank: #66.
Cold Spring Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
9201 Falls Chapel Way
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 279-8480
Rank: #77.
Marriotts Ridge High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
12100 Woodford Dr
Marriottsville, MD 21104
(410) 313-5568
Rank: #88.
Glenarden Woods Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 84% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 2-5
7801 Glenarden Parkway
Lanham, MD 20706
(301) 925-1300
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
301 Largo Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
(301) 546-7247
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
River Hill High School
Math: 91% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
12101 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 313-7120

Best Maryland Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
22
8,629
12%
172
112,814
61%
172
80,949
92%
25
15,908
29%
10
5,787
37%
44
25,290
17%
29
15,364
23%
38
26,891
75%
67
42,140
40%
54
37,780
36%
77
56,784
63%
5
1,993
39%
207
161,546
72%
8
4,646
42%
24
14,953
57%

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