Top 10 Best Baltimore County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 172 public schools serving 112,814 students in Baltimore County, MD. Baltimore County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
The top ranked public schools in Baltimore County, MD are Eastern Technical High School, Jacksonville Elementary School and Carroll Manor Elementary School. 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 31% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (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 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Baltimore County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eastern Technical High School
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
1100 Mace Ave
Essex, MD 21221
(410) 887-0190
Grades: 9-12
| 1,176 students
Rank: #22.
Jacksonville Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3400 Hillendale Heights Rd
Phoenix, MD 21131
(410) 887-7880
Grades: K-5
| 539 students
Rank: #33.
Carroll Manor Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4434 Carroll Manor Rd
Baldwin, MD 21013
(410) 887-5947
Grades: K-5
| 370 students
Rank: #44.
Western School Of Technology & Env. Science
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 78% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Kenwood Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 887-0840
Grades: 9-12
| 905 students
Rank: #55.
Riderwood Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1711 Landrake Rd
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-3568
Grades: K-5
| 412 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Pinewood Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
200 Rickswood Rd
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-7663
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Sparks Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
601 Belfast Rd
Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
(410) 887-7900
Grades: K-5
| 516 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Fifth District Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
3725 Mount Carmel Rd
Upperco, MD 21155
(410) 887-1726
Grades: K-5
| 317 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Fort Garrison Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3310 Woodvalley Dr
Pikesville, MD 21208
(410) 887-1203
Grades: PK-5
| 289 students
Rank: #1010.
West Towson Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6916 North Charles Street
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-3893
Grades: K-5
| 497 students
Rank: #1111.
Rodgers Forge Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
250 Dumbarton Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 887-3582
Grades: K-5
| 433 students
Rank: #1212.
Towson High Law & Public Policy
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
69 Cedar Ave
Towson, MD 21286
(410) 887-3608
Grades: 9-12
| 1,553 students
Rank: #1313.
George W. Carver Center For Arts & Technology
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
938 York Rd
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-2775
Grades: 9-12
| 912 students
Rank: #1414.
Stoneleigh Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
900 Pemberton Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 887-3600
Grades: K-5
| 780 students
Rank: #1515.
Hereford High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17301 York Rd
Parkton, MD 21120
(410) 887-1905
Grades: 9-12
| 1,267 students
Rank: #1616.
Chapel Hill Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5200 E Joppa Rd
Perry Hall, MD 21128
(410) 887-5119
Grades: K-5
| 815 students
Rank: #1717.
Seventh District Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
20300 York Rd
Parkton, MD 21120
(410) 887-1902
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #1818.
Dulaney High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
255 Padonia Road
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-7633
Grades: 9-12
| 1,802 students
Rank: #1919.
Timonium Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2001 Eastridge Rd
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-7661
Grades: K-5
| 447 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Kingsville Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7300 Sunshine Ave
Kingsville, MD 21087
(410) 887-5949
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Lutherville Laboratory
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1700 North York Rd
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-7800
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #2222.
Hillcrest Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1500 Frederick Rd
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 887-0820
Grades: K-5
| 698 students
Rank: #2323.
Prettyboy Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
19810 Middletown Rd
Freeland, MD 21053
(410) 887-1900
Grades: PK-5
| 446 students
Rank: #2424.
Ridgely Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
121 Ridgely Road
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-7650
Grades: 6-8
| 1,188 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Hampton Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1115 Charmuth Rd
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-3205
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Westchester Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2300 Old Frederick Rd
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 887-1088
Grades: PK-5
| 663 students
Rank: #2727.
Cromwell Valley Elementary Technology
Magnet School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
825 Providence Rd
Towson, MD 21286
(410) 887-4888
Grades: K-5
| 358 students
Rank: #2828.
Summit Park Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6920 Diana Rd
Baltimore, MD 21209
(410) 887-1210
Grades: K-5
| 473 students
Rank: #2929.
Hereford Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
712 Corbett Rd
Monkton, MD 21111
(410) 887-7902
Grades: 6-8
| 1,013 students
Rank: #3030.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
33 Cockeysmill Rd
Reisterstown, MD 21136
(410) 887-1111
Grades: PK-5
| 436 students
Rank: #3131.
Sparrows Point High School
Magnet School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7400 N Point Rd
Sparrows Point, MD 21219
(410) 887-7517
Grades: 9-12
| 952 students
Rank: #3232.
Catonsville High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
421 Bloomsbury Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 887-0808
Grades: 9-12
| 1,783 students
Rank: #3333.
Mays Chapel Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12250 Roundwood Road
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-4134
Grades: PK-5
| 750 students
Rank: #3434.
Loch Raven High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
1212 Cowpens Ave
Towson, MD 21286
(410) 887-3525
Grades: 9-12
| 859 students
Rank: #3535.
Dumbarton Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Dumbarton Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 887-3176
Grades: 6-8
| 1,164 students
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Baltimore County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
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
Eastwood Center (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
428 Westham Way
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 887-7034
Grades: PK-5
| 185 students
428 Westham Way
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 887-7034
Grades: PK-5
| 191 students
9610 Pulaski Park Dr Suite 21
Middle River, MD 21220
(410) 887-2270
Grades: 9-12
| 151 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
Inverness Center (Closed 2018)
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

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