Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 125 public schools serving 83,044 students in Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District 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).
The top ranked public schools in Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District 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 Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
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).

Top Rankings

Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MD)
# Schools
125 Schools
1,423 Schools
# Students
83,044 Students
883,137 Students
# Teachers
5,929 Teachers
61,505 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#10 out of 25 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Anne Arundel County Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Anne Arundel County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Anne Arundel County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Anne Arundel County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.68
0.73
# American Indian Students
229 Students
2,287 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3,286 Students
59,676 Students
% Asian Students
4%
7%
# Hispanic Students
14,935 Students
175,862 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
20%
# Black Students
17,896 Students
295,779 Students
% Black Students
22%
34%
# White Students
41,289 Students
304,609 Students
% White Students
50%
34%
# Hawaiian Students
169 Students
1,287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
5,240 Students
43,599 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,929
23,633
# Students in K Grade:
5,773
58,476
# Students in 1st Grade:
6,168
63,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
6,096
64,253
# Students in 3rd Grade:
6,326
64,840
# Students in 4th Grade:
6,397
66,421
# Students in 5th Grade:
6,471
66,681
# Students in 6th Grade:
6,531
68,074
# Students in 7th Grade:
6,512
69,699
# Students in 8th Grade:
6,538
69,379
# Students in 9th Grade:
6,463
74,330
# Students in 10th Grade:
6,330
69,418
# Students in 11th Grade:
5,878
62,475
# Students in 12th Grade:
5,632
61,791
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,939 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,583. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,736 is less than the state median of $16,770. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MD)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$1,324 MM
$254 MM
This chart display total revenue of Anne Arundel County Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$1,390 MM
$257 MM
This chart display total spending of Anne Arundel County Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,939
$16,583
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Anne Arundel County Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,736
$16,770
This chart display average spending per public school student in Anne Arundel County Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

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.
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: #2222.
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: #2323.
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: #2424.
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: #2525.
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: #2626.
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: #2727.
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: #2828.
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: #29 - 3029. - 30.
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: #29 - 3029. - 30.
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: #3131.
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: #3232.
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: #3333.
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: #3434.
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
Rank: #3535.
Broadneck Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
470 Shore Acres Rd
Arnold, MD 21012
(410) 222-1680
Grades: K-5
| 749 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District
  • 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD, 21401
  • (410) 222-5000
  • aacps.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 83,044 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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