Top 10 Best Baltimore City Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 172 public schools serving 80,949 students in Baltimore City, MD. Baltimore City has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
The top ranked public schools in Baltimore City, MD are Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Baltimore School For The Arts and Baltimore City College. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Baltimore City, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Baltimore City have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Baltimore City Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
1400 W Cold Spring Ln
Baltimore, MD 21209
(410) 396-7026
Grades: 9-12
| 1,552 students
Rank: #22.
Baltimore School For The Arts
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
712 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(443) 642-5165
Grades: 9-12
| 414 students
Rank: #33.
Baltimore City College
Math: 52% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
3220 The Alameda
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 396-6557
Grades: 9-12
| 1,310 students
Rank: #44.
Roland Park Elementary Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5207 Roland Ave
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 396-6420
Grades: PK-8
| 1,415 students
Rank: #55.
Thomas Johnson Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 E Heath St
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 396-1575
Grades: PK-8
| 544 students
Rank: #66.
Bard High School Early College
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2801 N Dukeland Street
Baltimore, MD 21216
(443) 642-2062
Grades: 9-12
| 394 students
Rank: #77.
Claremont School
Special Education School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5301 Erdman Ave
Baltimore, MD 21205
(410) 545-3380
Grades: 6-12
| 63 students
Rank: #88.
Hampstead Hill Academy
Charter School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 S Linwood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 396-9146
Grades: PK-8
| 799 students
Rank: #99.
Federal Hill Preparatory School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1040 William St
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 396-1207
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #1010.
Western High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4600 Falls Rd
Baltimore, MD 21209
(410) 396-7040
Grades: 9-12
| 1,038 students
Rank: #1111.
Tunbridge Public Charter School
Charter School
Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5504 York Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 323-8692
Grades: PK-8
| 470 students
Rank: #1212.
The Mount Washington School
Math: 32% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1801 Sulgrave Ave
Baltimore, MD 21209
(410) 396-6354
Grades: K-8
| 616 students
Rank: #1313.
Medfield Heights Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4300 Buchanan Ave
Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 396-6460
Grades: PK-5
| 387 students
Rank: #1414.
Hampden
Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(4)
3608 Chestnut Ave
Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 396-6004
Grades: PK-8
| 449 students
Rank: #1515.
Lakeland Elementary Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2921 Stranden Rd
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 396-1406
Grades: PK-8
| 851 students
Rank: #1616.
The Green School
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2851 Kentucky Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 488-5312
Grades: K-5
| 161 students
Rank: #1717.
Patterson Park Public Charter School
Charter School
Math: 25% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
27 N Lakewood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 558-1230
Grades: PK-8
| 709 students
Rank: #1818.
Midtown Academy
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1398 Mt Royal Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 225-3257
Grades: K-8
| 197 students
Rank: #1919.
Mount Royal Elementary Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
121 Mc Mechen St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0864
Grades: PK-8
| 713 students
Rank: #2020.
Hamilton Elementary Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6101 Old Harford Rd
Baltimore, MD 21214
(410) 396-6375
Grades: PK-8
| 813 students
Rank: #2121.
Sharp-leadenhall Elementary School
Special Education School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
150 W West St
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 396-4325
Grades: 1-5
| 30 students
Rank: #2222.
Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1425 E Fort Ave
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 396-1503
Grades: PK-8
| 439 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Wolfe Street Academy
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
245 S Wolfe St
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 396-9140
Grades: PK-5
| 235 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Yorkwood Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
5931 Yorkwood Rd
Baltimore, MD 21239
(410) 396-6364
Grades: PK-5
| 430 students
Rank: #2525.
Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School
Math: 21% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2100 Ashland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21205
(443) 642-2060
Grades: K-8
| 517 students
Rank: #2626.
Cross Country Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
6100 Cross Country Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 396-0602
Grades: PK-8
| 725 students
Rank: #2727.
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 642-4478
Grades: 9-12
| 811 students
Rank: #2828.
Baltimore International Academy
Charter School
Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4410 Frankford Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21206
(410) 426-3650
Grades: K-8
| 753 students
Rank: #2929.
Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School
Charter School
Math: 18% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Guilford Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 528-5393
Grades: PK-8
| 452 students
Rank: #3030.
Northwood Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5201 Loch Raven Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21239
(410) 396-6377
Grades: PK-5
| 661 students
Rank: #3131.
Charles Carroll Barrister Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1327 Washington Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 396-5973
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #3232.
Empowerment Academy
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
851 Braddish Ave
Baltimore, MD 21216
(443) 984-2381
Grades: PK-8
| 252 students
Rank: #3333.
Independence School Local I
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2801 N Dukeland Street
Curtis Bay, MD 21226
(410) 467-1090
Grades: 9-12
| 154 students
Rank: #3434.
Glenmount Elementary Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6211 Walther Ave
Baltimore, MD 21206
(410) 396-6366
Grades: PK-8
| 703 students
Rank: #35 - 3835. - 38.
Callaway Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3701 Fernhill Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 396-0604
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
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[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Baltimore City, MD

Baltimore City Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2201 Pinewood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214
(410) 396-6435
Grades: 9-12
| 684 students
200 E North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-8500
Grades: 1-11
| 76 students
1501 Ashburton St
Baltimore, MD 21216
(410) 396-0540
Grades: 2-5
| 9 students
1601 E Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 396-1720
Grades: 6-10
| 94 students
2700 Seamon Ave
Brooklyn, MD 21225
(410) 396-1625
Grades: 7-8
| 171 students
2555 Harford Rd
Baltimore, MD 21218
(443) 642-2021
Grades: 9-12
| 395 students
2000 Edgewood Street
Baltimore, MD 21216
(443) 642-2938
Grades: 6-12
| 343 students
6820 Fait Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224
(443) 642-2035
Grades: 8-12
| 488 students
1601 East Lombard St
Baltimore, MD 21231
(443) 642-2158
Grades: 6-12
| 363 students
900 Woodbourne Ave
Baltimore, MD 21212
(443) 642-2067
Grades: 6-8
| 207 students
2801 N. Dukeland Street
Baltimore, MD 21216
(443) 642-2055
Grades: 9-12
| 489 students
1600 Guilford Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-8805
Grades: 6-8
| 104 students
2200 Sinclair Ln
Baltimore, MD 21213
(443) 642-2126
Grades: 6-9
| 119 students
1500 Harlem Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(443) 984-2744
Grades: 9-12
| 397 students
1130 N Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 276-3095
Grades: 6-8
| 257 students
801 S Highland Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 396-9172
Grades: 7-8
| 272 students
605 S Chapelgate Ln
Baltimore, MD 21229
(410) 368-7900
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
900 Druid Hill Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 396-0770
Grades: 9-12
| 108 students
1000 Lancaster
Baltimore, MD 21202
(800) 382-6010
Grades: PK-9
| 365 students
1300 Herkimer St
Baltimore, MD 21223
(410) 396-1572
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
2801 St Lo Dr
Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 396-6643
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
1501 Ashburton St
Baltimore, MD 21216
(410) 396-0540
Grades: 3-5
| 10 students
1000 N Montford Ave
Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 396-9239
Grades: PK-8
| 195 students
4701 Greenspring Ave
Baltimore, MD 21209
(410) 396-0670
Grades: 7-8
| 296 students
5000 Truesdale Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214
(443) 984-1541
Grades: 9-12
| 625 students
1101 N Wolfe St
Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 396-9155
Grades: PK-5
| 240 students
2201 Pinewood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214
(410) 000-0000
Grades: 9-12
| 718 students
801 S. Highland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
(443) 642-3182
Grades: 6-12
| 650 students
3910 Barrington Rd
Gwynn Oak, MD 21207
(410) 396-0735
Grades: 6-8
| 163 students
701 Gold St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0800
Grades: PK-8
| 338 students
1919 N Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 396-9341
Grades: PK-2
| 376 students
1500 Harlem Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 396-0612
Grades: 8
| 154 students
1807 Harlem Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-1362
Grades: PK-5
| 187 students
2801 St Lo Dr
Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 396-6637
Grades: 9-12
| 457 students
101 S Ellwood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 396-9133
Grades: 6-8
| 849 students
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