Top 10 Best Baltimore County Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 173 public schools serving 107,535 students in Baltimore County, MD (there are 134 private schools, serving 28,216 private students). 79% of all K-12 students in Baltimore County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Baltimore County, MD are Hereford High School, Eastern Technical High School and Western School Of Technology. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Baltimore County, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Baltimore County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Best Baltimore County Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hereford High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17301 York Rd
Parkton, MD 21120
(443) 809-1905
Grades: 9-12
| 1,285 students
Rank: #22.
Eastern Technical High School
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 48% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1100 Mace Ave
Essex, MD 21221
(443) 809-0190
Grades: 9-12
| 1,207 students
Rank: #33.
Western School Of Technology
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 47% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Kenwood Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
(443) 809-0840
Grades: 9-12
| 920 students
Rank: #44.
Pinewood Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
200 Rickswood Rd
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-7663
Grades: PK-5
| 576 students
Rank: #55.
Carroll Manor Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4434 Carroll Manor Rd
Baldwin, MD 21013
(410) 887-5947
Grades: K-5
| 351 students
Rank: #66.
George W. Carver Center For Arts & Technology
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 37% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
938 York Rd
Towson, MD 21204
(443) 809-2775
Grades: 9-12
| 997 students
Rank: #77.
Dulaney High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
255 E Padonia Road
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(443) 809-7633
Grades: 9-12
| 1,930 students
Rank: #88.
Towson High School
Magnet School
Math: 40% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
69 Cedar Ave
Towson, MD 21286
(443) 809-3608
Grades: 9-12
| 1,677 students
Rank: #99.
Riderwood Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1711 Landrake Rd
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-3568
Grades: K-5
| 405 students
Rank: #1010.
Timonium Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2001 Eastridge Rd
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-7661
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #1111.
Meadowood Education Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1849 Gywnn Oak Ave
Gwynn Oak, MD 21207
(443) 809-6888
Grades: 7-8
| 15 students
Rank: #1212.
Jacksonville Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3400 Hillendale Heights Rd
Phoenix, MD 21131
(410) 887-7880
Grades: K-5
| 480 students
Rank: #1313.
Sparks Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
601 Belfast Rd
Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
(410) 887-7900
Grades: K-5
| 485 students
Rank: #1414.
Chapel Hill Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5200 E Joppa Rd
Perry Hall, MD 21128
(410) 887-5119
Grades: K-5
| 593 students
Rank: #1515.
West Towson Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6916 North Charles Street
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-3893
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Kingsville Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7300 Sunshine Ave
Kingsville, MD 21087
(410) 887-5949
Grades: K-5
| 272 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Seventh District Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20300 York Rd
Parkton, MD 21120
(443) 809-1902
Grades: PK-5
| 337 students
Rank: #1818.
Catonsville High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
421 Bloomsbury Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 887-0808
Grades: 9-12
| 1,809 students
Rank: #1919.
Honeygo Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4816 Joppa Road
Perry Hall, MD 21128
(443) 809-8700
Grades: PK-5
| 661 students
Rank: #2020.
Fifth District Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3725 Mount Carmel Rd
Upperco, MD 21155
(443) 809-1726
Grades: K-5
| 281 students
Rank: #2121.
Franklin High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12000 Reisterstown Rd
Reisterstown, MD 21136
(443) 809-7038
Grades: 9-12
| 1,457 students
Rank: #2222.
Ridgely Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
121 Ridgely Road
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(443) 809-7650
Grades: 6-8
| 1,100 students
Rank: #2323.
Hereford Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
712 Corbett Rd
Monkton, MD 21111
(443) 809-7902
Grades: 6-8
| 920 students
Rank: #2424.
Westchester Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2300 Old Frederick Rd
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 887-1088
Grades: PK-5
| 668 students
Rank: #2525.
Prettyboy Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19810 Middletown Rd
Freeland, MD 21053
(410) 887-1900
Grades: K-5
| 385 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Lutherville Laboratory
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1700 North York Rd
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-7800
Grades: K-5
| 338 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Mays Chapel Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12250 Roundwood Road
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(443) 809-4134
Grades: PK-5
| 668 students
Rank: #2828.
Hampton Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1115 Charmuth Rd
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-3205
Grades: PK-5
| 645 students
Rank: #2929.
Joppa View Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8727 Honeygo Blvd
Perry Hall, MD 21128
(410) 887-5065
Grades: PK-5
| 685 students
Rank: #3030.
Hillcrest Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1500 Frederick Rd
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 887-0820
Grades: PK-5
| 692 students
Rank: #3131.
Pikesville High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7621 Labyrinth Rd
Pikesville, MD 21208
(443) 809-1217
Grades: 9-12
| 905 students
Rank: #3232.
Perry Hall High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4601 Ebenezer Rd
Nottingham, MD 21236
(443) 809-5108
Grades: 9-12
| 2,018 students
Rank: #3333.
Fort Garrison Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3310 Woodvalley Dr
Pikesville, MD 21208
(410) 887-1203
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
33 Cockeysmill Rd
Reisterstown, MD 21136
(410) 887-1111
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Pot Spring Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2410 Spring Lake Dr
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-7648
Grades: PK-5
| 446 students
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Baltimore County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
105 W. Chesapeake Avenue
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-2270
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Bridge Center (Closed 2015)
Alternative School
1740 Twin Springs Rd
Halethorpe, MD 21227
(410) 887-6832
Grades: 6-12
| 16 students
9610 Pulaski Park Drive
Middle River, MD 21220
(410) 887-2373
Grades: K-11
| 123 students
1901 Delvale Ave
Dundalk, MD 21222
(410) 887-5555
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
9610 Pulaski Park Dr Suite 21
Middle River, MD 21220
(410) 887-2270
Grades: 9-12
| 151 students
105 W. Chesapeake Avenue
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-2270
Grades: 9-12
| 67 students
6700 Richardson Rd
Gwynn Oak, MD 21207
(410) 887-1390
Grades: 3-5
| 339 students
6700 Richardson Rd
Gwynn Oak, MD 21207
(410) 887-1302
Grades: PK-5
| 716 students
3910 Barrington Rd
Gwynn Oak, MD 21207
(410) 396-0735
Grades: 6-8
| 163 students
Inverness Center (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
8200 Old Philadelphia Rd
Rosedale, MD 21237
(410) 887-7575
Grades: 6-12
| 107 students
4627 Old Court Rd
Pikesville, MD 21208
(410) 887-0742
Grades: 6-8
| 1,136 students
2600 Putty Hill Ave
Parkville, MD 21234
(410) 887-5257
Grades: 9-12
| 1,894 students
2600 Putty Hill Rd
Parkville, MD 21234
(410) 887-5555
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
4000 Offutt Rd
Randallstown, MD 21133
(410) 887-5555
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1726 Whitehead Rd
Gwynn Oak, MD 21207
(410) 877-3338
Grades: K-8
| 264 students
325 Sollers Point Rd
Dundalk, MD 21222
(410) 887-7075
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Baltimore County, MD?

The top ranked public schools in Baltimore County, MD are Hereford High School, Eastern Technical High School and Western School Of Technology.

How many public schools are located in Baltimore County, MD?

173 public schools are located in Baltimore County, MD.

What percentage of students in Baltimore County, MD go to public school?

79% of all K-12 students in Baltimore County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).

What is the racial composition of students in Baltimore County, MD?

Baltimore County, MD minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

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