Top 10 Best Anne Arundel County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 125 public schools serving 82,835 students in Anne Arundel County, MD (there are 88 private schools, serving 16,343 private students). 84% of all K-12 students in Anne Arundel County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Anne Arundel County, MD are Severna Park High School, South River High School and Broadneck 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 21% (versus the Maryland public school average of 19%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 36% statewide average). Schools in Anne Arundel County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 51% 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 (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Severna Park High School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
60 Robinson Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 544-0900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,854 students
Rank: #22.
South River High School
Magnet School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
201 Central Ave E
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 956-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,787 students
Rank: #33.
Broadneck High School
Magnet School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1265 Green Holly Dr
Annapolis, MD 21409
(410) 757-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,203 students
Rank: #44.
Southern High School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4400 Solomons Island Rd
Harwood, MD 20776
(410) 867-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,030 students
Rank: #55.
Arundel High School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1001 Annapolis Rd
Gambrills, MD 21054
(410) 674-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,733 students
Rank: #66.
Chesapeake High School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4798 Mountain Rd
Pasadena, MD 21122
(410) 255-9600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,388 students
Rank: #77.
Old Mill High School
Magnet School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Patriot Ln
Millersville, MD 21108
(410) 969-9010
Grades: 9-12
| 2,394 students
Rank: #88.
Benfield Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
365 Lynwood Dr
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 222-6555
Grades: PK-5
| 410 students
Rank: #99.
Chesapeake Science Point
Charter School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7321 Parkway Drive South
Hanover, MD 21076
(443) 757-5277
Grades: 6-12
| 500 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Annapolis High School
Magnet School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2700 Riva Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 266-5240
Grades: 9-12
| 2,159 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Maya Angelou 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
| 32 students
Rank: #1212.
North County High School
Magnet School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10 East 1st Avenue
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
(410) 222-6970
Grades: 9-12
| 2,446 students
Rank: #1313.
Severna Park Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6 Riggs Ave
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 222-6577
Grades: K-5
| 375 students
Rank: #1414.
Severna Park Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
450 Jumpers Hole Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 647-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,440 students
Rank: #1515.
Folger Mckinsey Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
175 Arundel Beach Road
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 222-6560
Grades: K-5
| 594 students
Rank: #1616.
Shipley's Choice Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
310 Governor Stone Pky
Millersville, MD 21108
(410) 222-3851
Grades: K-5
| 356 students
Rank: #1717.
Davidsonville Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
962 Central Ave West
Davidsonville, MD 21035
(410) 222-1655
Grades: K-5
| 601 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Severn River Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
241 Peninsula Farm Rd
Arnold, MD 21012
(410) 544-0922
Grades: 6-8
| 747 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
West Annapolis Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
505 Melvin Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 222-1635
Grades: K-5
| 227 students
Rank: #2020.
Northeast High School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1121 Duvall Hwy
Pasadena, MD 21122
(410) 437-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,387 students
Rank: #2121.
Crofton Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2301 Davidsonville Rd
Gambrills, MD 21054
(410) 793-0280
Grades: 6-8
| 1,293 students
Rank: #2222.
Glen Burnie High School
Magnet School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7550 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd
Glen Burnie, MD 21060
(410) 761-8950
Grades: 9-12
| 2,193 students
Rank: #2323.
Crofton Woods Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1750 Urby Dr
Crofton, MD 21114
(410) 222-5805
Grades: K-5
| 742 students
Rank: #2424.
Jones Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
122 Hoyle Ln
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 222-6565
Grades: K-5
| 293 students
Rank: #2525.
Meade High School
Magnet School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1100 Clark Road
Fort George G Meade, MD 20755
(410) 674-7710
Grades: 9-12
| 2,143 students
Rank: #2626.
Magothy River Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
241 Peninsula Farm Rd
Arnold, MD 21012
(410) 544-0926
Grades: 6-8
| 699 students
Rank: #2727.
Cape St. Claire Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
931 Blue Ridge Dr
Annapolis, MD 21409
(410) 222-1685
Grades: K-5
| 594 students
Rank: #2828.
Oak Hill Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
34 Truckhouse Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 222-6568
Grades: K-5
| 616 students
Rank: #2929.
Central Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
221 Central Ave E
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 956-5800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,281 students
Rank: #3030.
Crofton Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1405 Duke Of Kent Dr
Crofton, MD 21114
(410) 222-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 648 students
Rank: #3131.
Crofton Meadows Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2020 Tilghman Dr
Crofton, MD 21114
(410) 721-9453
Grades: K-5
| 532 students
Rank: #3232.
Belvedere Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
360 Broadwater Rd
Arnold, MD 21012
(410) 975-9432
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #3333.
Mayo Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1260 Mayo Ridge Rd
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 222-1666
Grades: K-5
| 337 students
Rank: #3434.
Arundel Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1179 Hammond Ln
Odenton, MD 21113
(410) 674-6900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,196 students
Rank: #3535.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
130 Stepney Ln
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 222-1075
Grades: K-5
| 556 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Anne Arundel County, MD?
The top ranked public schools in Anne Arundel County, MD include Severna Park High School, South River High School and Broadneck High School.
How many public schools are located in Anne Arundel County, MD?
125 public schools are located in Anne Arundel County, MD.
What percentage of students in Anne Arundel County, MD go to public school?
84% of all K-12 students in Anne Arundel County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Anne Arundel County, MD?
Anne Arundel County, MD public schools minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Maryland public schools average of 66% (majority Black).

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