Baltimore County Public Schools School District

6901 Charles Street
Towson, MD 21204
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Baltimore 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 177 public schools serving 111,136 students in Baltimore County Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Baltimore County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Maryland public school average of 19%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MD)
# Schools
177 Schools
1,419 Schools
# Students
111,136 Students
882,159 Students
# Teachers
7,491 Teachers
61,266 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Baltimore County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#13 out of 25 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Baltimore County Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
20%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Baltimore 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Baltimore 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Baltimore County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.71
0.73
# American Indian Students
468 Students
2,360 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
7,860 Students
58,991 Students
% Asian Students
7%
7%
# Hispanic Students
15,512 Students
182,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
21%
# Black Students
44,863 Students
292,530 Students
% Black Students
40%
33%
# White Students
36,450 Students
298,961 Students
% White Students
33%
34%
# Hawaiian Students
152 Students
1,299 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
5,825 Students
44,853 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
3,514
27,787
# Students in K Grade:
7,788
61,787
# Students in 1st Grade:
7,832
61,676
# Students in 2nd Grade:
8,004
63,648
# Students in 3rd Grade:
8,086
64,034
# Students in 4th Grade:
8,238
64,411
# Students in 5th Grade:
8,336
65,709
# Students in 6th Grade:
7,977
65,326
# Students in 7th Grade:
8,639
67,401
# Students in 8th Grade:
8,664
69,286
# Students in 9th Grade:
9,586
83,187
# Students in 10th Grade:
8,408
66,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
7,931
60,942
# Students in 12th Grade:
8,133
60,875
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,002 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,738. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,372 is less than the state median of $18,654. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MD)
Total Revenue
$2,001 MM
$17,412 MM
This chart display total revenue of Baltimore County Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$1,931 MM
$16,456 MM
This chart display total spending of Baltimore County Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,002
$19,738
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Baltimore 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,372
$18,654
This chart display average spending per public school student in Baltimore 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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Baltimore County Public Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

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
| 1,282 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
| 1,215 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
| 937 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
| 552 students
Rank: #55.
Rodgers Forge Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
250 Dumbarton Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 887-3582
Grades: K-5
| 400 students
Rank: #66.
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
| 354 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 1,003 students
Rank: #88.
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
| 1,867 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 1,678 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 381 students
Rank: #1111.
Stoneleigh Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 Pemberton Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
(443) 809-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 637 students
Rank: #1212.
Timonium Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2001 Eastridge Rd
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 887-7661
Grades: PK-5
| 447 students
Rank: #1313.
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: 6-8
| 6 students
Rank: #1414.
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
| 482 students
Rank: #1515.
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
| 477 students
Rank: #1616.
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
| 594 students
Rank: #1717.
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
| 376 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
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
| 301 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
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
| 329 students
Rank: #2020.
Catonsville High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
421 Bloomsbury Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 887-0808
Grades: 9-12
| 1,813 students
Rank: #2121.
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
| 693 students
Rank: #2222.
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
| 291 students
Rank: #2323.
Franklin High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12000 Reisterstown Rd
Reisterstown, MD 21136
(443) 809-7038
Grades: 9-12
| 1,452 students
Rank: #2424.
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
| 1,050 students
Rank: #2525.
Hereford Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
712 Corbett Rd
Monkton, MD 21111
(443) 809-7902
Grades: 6-8
| 911 students
Rank: #2626.
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
| 664 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
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
| 402 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Summit Park Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6920 Diana Rd
Baltimore, MD 21209
(410) 887-1210
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
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
| 345 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
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
| 592 students
Rank: #3131.
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
| 687 students
Rank: #3232.
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
| 675 students
Rank: #3333.
Hillcrest Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1500 Frederick Rd
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 887-0820
Grades: PK-5
| 675 students
Rank: #3434.
Pikesville High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7621 Labyrinth Rd
Pikesville, MD 21208
(443) 809-1217
Grades: 9-12
| 885 students
Rank: #3535.
Dumbarton Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Dumbarton Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
(443) 809-3176
Grades: 6-8
| 1,080 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Baltimore County Public Schools School District?
Baltimore County Public Schools School District manages 177 public schools serving 111,136 students.
What is the rank of Baltimore County Public Schools School District?
Baltimore County Public Schools School District is ranked #13 out of 25 school districts in Maryland (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Maryland school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Baltimore County Public Schools School District?
40% of Baltimore County Public Schools School District students are Black, 33% of students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Baltimore County Public Schools School District?
Baltimore County Public Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What is Baltimore County Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,372 is less than the state median of $18,654. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 177 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 111,136 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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