Top 10 Best Anne Arundel County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 124 public schools serving 82,582 students in Anne Arundel County, MD (there are 88 private schools, serving 16,379 private students). 83% of all K-12 students in Anne Arundel County, MD are educated in public schools compared to the MD state average of 86%. Anne Arundel County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
The top ranked public schools in Anne Arundel County, MD are Shipley's Choice Elementary School, Benfield Elementary School and Severna Park High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Anne Arundel County, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Anne Arundel County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Best Anne Arundel County Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Shipley's Choice Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
310 Governor Stone Pky
Millersville, MD 21108
(410) 222-3851
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Rank: #22.
Benfield Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
365 Lynwood Dr
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 222-6555
Grades: PK-5
| 392 students
Rank: #33.
Severna Park High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
60 Robinson Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 544-0900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,880 students
Rank: #44.
Folger Mckinsey Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
175 Arundel Beach Road
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 222-6560
Grades: K-5
| 576 students
Rank: #55.
West Annapolis Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
505 Melvin Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 222-1635
Grades: K-5
| 215 students
Rank: #66.
Severna Park Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
450 Jumpers Hole Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 647-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,412 students
Rank: #77.
South River High School
Magnet School
Math: 73% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 Central Ave E
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 956-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,916 students
Rank: #88.
Jones Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
122 Hoyle Ln
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 222-6565
Grades: K-5
| 292 students
Rank: #99.
Broadneck High School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1265 Green Holly Dr
Annapolis, MD 21409
(410) 757-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,233 students
Rank: #1010.
Crofton Woods Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1750 Urby Dr
Crofton, MD 21114
(410) 222-5805
Grades: K-5
| 715 students
Rank: #1111.
Severna Park Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6 Riggs Ave
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 222-6577
Grades: K-5
| 392 students
Rank: #1212.
Four Seasons Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
979 Waugh Chapel Rd
Gambrills, MD 21054
(410) 222-6501
Grades: PK-5
| 665 students
Rank: #1313.
Chesapeake Science Point
Charter School
Math: 61% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7321 Parkway Drive South
Hanover, MD 21076
(443) 757-5277
Grades: 6-12
| 500 students
Rank: #1414.
Davidsonville Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
962 Central Ave West
Davidsonville, MD 21035
(410) 222-1655
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #1515.
Central Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
221 Central Ave E
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 956-5800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,345 students
Rank: #1616.
Crofton Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1405 Duke Of Kent Dr
Crofton, MD 21114
(410) 222-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 653 students
Rank: #1717.
Cape St. Claire Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
931 Blue Ridge Dr
Annapolis, MD 21409
(410) 222-1685
Grades: K-5
| 566 students
Rank: #1818.
Crofton Meadows Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2020 Tilghman Dr
Crofton, MD 21114
(410) 721-9453
Grades: K-5
| 527 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Mayo Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1260 Mayo Ridge Rd
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 222-1666
Grades: K-5
| 353 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
South Shore Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1376 Fairfield Loop Rd
Crownsville, MD 21032
(410) 222-3865
Grades: K-5
| 268 students
Rank: #2121.
Maya Angelou Academy At New Beginnings Formerly Oak Hill
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8400 River Rd
Laurel, MD 20724
(202) 299-5362
Grades: 7-12
| 27 students
Rank: #2222.
Arnold Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
95 Joyce Lane E
Arnold, MD 21012
(410) 457-4400
Grades: K-5
| 481 students
Rank: #2323.
Magothy River Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
241 Peninsula Farm Rd
Arnold, MD 21012
(410) 544-0926
Grades: 6-8
| 714 students
Rank: #2424.
Belvedere Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
360 Broadwater Rd
Arnold, MD 21012
(410) 975-9432
Grades: PK-5
| 483 students
Rank: #2525.
Pasadena Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
401 East Pasadena Rd
Pasadena, MD 21122
(410) 222-6573
Grades: K-5
| 347 students
Rank: #2626.
Chesapeake High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4798 Mountain Rd
Pasadena, MD 21122
(410) 255-9600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,412 students
Rank: #2727.
Severn River Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
241 Peninsula Farm Rd
Arnold, MD 21012
(410) 544-0922
Grades: 6-8
| 801 students
Rank: #2828.
Windsor Farm Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
591 Broadneck Rd
Annapolis, MD 21409
(410) 222-1690
Grades: K-5
| 515 students
Rank: #2929.
Arundel High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1001 Annapolis Rd
Gambrills, MD 21054
(410) 674-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,876 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Bodkin Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8320 Ventnor Rd
Pasadena, MD 21122
(410) 437-0464
Grades: K-5
| 483 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Central Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
130 Stepney Ln
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 222-1075
Grades: K-5
| 565 students
Rank: #3232.
Southern High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4400 Solomons Island Rd
Harwood, MD 20776
(410) 867-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,032 students
Rank: #3333.
Piney Orchard Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2641 Strawberry Lake Way
Odenton, MD 21113
(410) 672-7591
Grades: K-5
| 808 students
Rank: #3434.
Crofton Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2301 Davidsonville Rd
Gambrills, MD 21054
(410) 793-0280
Grades: 6-8
| 1,339 students
Rank: #3535.
Deale Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
759 Masons Beach Rd
Deale, MD 20751
(410) 222-1695
Grades: K-5
| 209 students
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Anne Arundel County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2700 Riva Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 224-2924
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
7550 Baltimore/annapolis Blvd
Glen Burnie, MD 21060
(410) 761-3664
Grades: 9-12
| 86 students
245 Clay Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 222-1639
Grades: 6-8
| 63 students
Kipp Harbor Academy At Annapolis (Closed 2008)
Alternative School
Charter School
135 Stepney Lane
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 956-5075
Grades: 5
| 62 students
45 Community Pl
Crownsville, MD 21032
(410) 222-3836
Grades: 9-10
| 57 students
1100 Clark Rd
Fort George G Meade, MD 20755
(410) 674-7415
Grades: 9-12
| 11 students
3201 Oak Hill Dr
Laurel, MD 20724
(240) 456-5080
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Oakhill (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
3201 Oak Hill Dr
Laurel, MD 20724
(301) 497-8303
Grades: 6-12
| 149 students
291 Locust Ave
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 222-1650
Grades: K-12
| 233 students
201 Central Ave East
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 956-0462
Grades: 9-12
| 72 students

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