Top 10 Best Allegany County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 8,254 students in Allegany County, MD (there are 11 private schools, serving 1,293 private students). 86% of all K-12 students in Allegany County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Allegany County, MD are Allegany High School, Fort Hill High School and Mountain Ridge High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Allegany County, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Maryland public school average of 19%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 36% statewide average). Schools in Allegany County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Best Allegany County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Allegany High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
900 Seton Dr
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 777-8110
Grades: 9-12
| 737 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Fort Hill High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 Greenway Ave
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 777-2570
Grades: 9-12
| 662 students
Rank: #33.
Mountain Ridge High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick
Frostburg, MD 21532
(301) 689-3377
Grades: 9-12
| 751 students
Rank: #44.
Frost Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
260 Shaw St
Frostburg, MD 21532
(301) 689-5168
Grades: PK-5
| 190 students
Rank: #55.
Mount Savage Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13201 New School Rd Nw
Mount Savage, MD 21545
(301) 264-3220
Grades: 6-8
| 399 students
Rank: #66.
Beall Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3 E College Ave
Frostburg, MD 21532
(301) 689-3636
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
Rank: #77.
Parkside Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
50 Parkside Blvd
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 729-0085
Grades: PK-5
| 205 students
Rank: #88.
West Side Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
425 Paca St
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 724-0340
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #99.
Braddock Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
909 Holland St
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 777-7990
Grades: 6-8
| 604 students
Rank: #1010.
Cash Valley Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10601 Cash Valley Rd Nw
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 724-6632
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Bel Air Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14401 Barton Blvd
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 729-2992
Grades: PK-5
| 209 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Northeast Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11001 Forest Ave Ne
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 724-3285
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #1313.
Westernport Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
172 Church St
Westernport, MD 21562
(301) 359-0511
Grades: PK-5
| 272 students
Rank: #1414.
Center For Career & Technical Education
Vocational School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14211 Mcmullen Hwy Sw
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 729-6486
Grades: 11-12
| 242 students
Rank: #1515.
Washington Middle School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Massachusetts Ave
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 777-5360
Grades: 6-8
| 605 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Cresaptown Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13202 6th Ave
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 729-0212
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
John Humbird Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Mary St
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 724-8842
Grades: PK-5
| 237 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Mt. Savage Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13201 New School Rd Nw
Mount Savage, MD 21545
(301) 264-3220
Grades: PK-5
| 199 students
Rank: #1919.
Westmar Middle School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
16915 Lower George's Creek Rd
Lonaconing, MD 21539
(301) 463-5751
Grades: 6-8
| 232 students
Rank: #2020.
Route 40 Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
17764 National Pike
Frostburg, MD 21532
(301) 689-6132
Grades: PK-5
| 122 students
Rank: #2121.
South Penn Elementary School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
500 E 2nd St
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 777-1755
Grades: PK-5
| 500 students
Rank: #2222.
George's Creek Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15600 Lower Georges Creek Rd S
Lonaconing, MD 21539
(301) 463-6202
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
Rank: #2323.
Flintstone Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
22000 National Pike Ne
Flintstone, MD 21530
(301) 478-2434
Grades: PK-5
| 211 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Allegany County, MD

Allegany County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
17000 National Hwy Sw
Frostburg, MD 21532
(301) 689-3483
Grades: 12
| 5 students
108 Washington St
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 759-2021
Grades: K-10
| 11 students
17000 National Hwy Sw
Frostburg, MD 21532
(301) 689-3483
Grades: 6-12
| 67 students
10100 Country Club Rd
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 724-1317
Grades: 12
| 24 students
1601 Holland St
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 722-7268
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
101 Braddock Rd Guild Hall #00
Frostburg, MD 21532
(301) 687-4340
Grades: 12
| 9 students
16915 Lower George's Creek Rd
Lonaconing, MD 21539
(301) 463-5751
Grades: 9-12
| 463 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Allegany County, MD?
The top ranked public schools in Allegany County, MD include Allegany High School, Fort Hill High School and Mountain Ridge High School.
How many public schools are located in Allegany County, MD?
23 public schools are located in Allegany County, MD.
What percentage of students in Allegany County, MD go to public school?
86% of all K-12 students in Allegany County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Allegany County, MD?
Allegany County, MD public schools minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland public schools average of 66% (majority Black).

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