Top 10 Best Maryland Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 100 blue ribbon public schools serving 67,446 students in Maryland.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Maryland are Eastern Technical High School, Hereford High School and Western School Of Technology & Env. Science. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Maryland blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Maryland public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Maryland Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    Eastern Technical High School Vocational School
    Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1100 Mace Ave
    Essex, MD 21221
    (410) 887-0190

    1,176 student
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #22.
    Hereford High School Math: 98% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    17301 York Rd
    Parkton, MD 21120
    (410) 887-1905

    1,267 student
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #33.
    Western School Of Technology & Env. Science Vocational School
    Magnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    100 Kenwood Ave
    Catonsville, MD 21228
    (410) 887-0840

    905 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #44.
    Carroll Manor Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4434 Carroll Manor Rd
    Baldwin, MD 21013
    (410) 887-5947

    370 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Bannockburn Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    6520 Dalroy Ln
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (240) 740-1270

    449 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    George W. Carver Center For Arts & Technology Vocational School
    Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    938 York Rd
    Towson, MD 21204
    (410) 887-2775

    912 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #77.
    Towson High Law & Public Policy Magnet School
    Math: 92% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    69 Cedar Ave
    Towson, MD 21286
    (410) 887-3608

    1,553 student
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #88.
    Clarksville Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12041 Clarksville Pike
    Clarksville, MD 21029
    (410) 313-7050

    432 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #99.
    Clarksville Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6535 S Trotter Rd
    Clarksville, MD 21029
    (410) 313-7057

    552 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #1010.
    Carderock Springs Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7401 Persimmon Tree Lane
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (240) 740-0540

    393 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #1111.
    Centerville Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3601 Carriage Hill Dr
    Frederick, MD 21704
    (240) 566-0100

    956 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Centennial Lane Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3825 Centennial Ln
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
    (410) 313-2800

    765 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Pinewood Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    200 Rickswood Rd
    Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
    (410) 887-7663

    549 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #1414.
    Folly Quarter Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13500 Triadelphia Rd
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
    (410) 313-1506

    663 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #1515.
    West Towson Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6916 North Charles Street
    Towson, MD 21204
    (410) 887-3893

    497 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1616.
    Thomas W. Pyle Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6311 Wilson Lane
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301) 320-6540

    1,485 student
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #1717.
    Winston Churchill High School Math: 94% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11300 Gainsborough Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301) 469-1200

    2,123 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #1818.
    Folger Mckinsey Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    175 Arundel Beach Road
    Severna Park, MD 21146
    (410) 222-6560

    625 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #1919.
    Glenarden Woods Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7801 Glenarden Parkway
    Lanham, MD 20706
    (301) 925-1300

    469 students
    Year: 2006, 2019
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Burleigh Manor Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4200 Centennial Lane
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
    (410) 313-2507

    807 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Jacksonville Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3400 Hillendale Heights Rd
    Phoenix, MD 21131
    (410) 887-7880

    539 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #2222.
    Severna Park Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6 Riggs Ave
    Severna Park, MD 21146
    (410) 222-6577

    417 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #2323.
    Hampstead Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3737 Shiloh Road
    Hampstead, MD 21074
    (410) 751-3420

    371 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Ocean City Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12828 Center Dr
    Ocean City, MD 21842
    (410) 632-5370

    580 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Robert Frost Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    9201 Scott Dr
    Rockville, MD 20850
    (301) 279-3949

    1,083 student
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Sparks Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    601 Belfast Rd
    Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
    (410) 887-7900

    516 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #2727.
    Timonium Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2001 Eastridge Rd
    Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
    (410) 887-7661

    447 students
    Year: 2003
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Farmland Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7000 Old Gate Road
    Rockville, MD 20852
    (240) 740-0660

    797 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Mount View Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12101 Woodford Dr
    Marriottsville, MD 21104
    (410) 313-5545

    819 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #3030.
    Severna Park Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    450 Jumpers Hole Rd
    Severna Park, MD 21146
    (410) 647-7900

    1,454 student
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #3131.
    Century High School Math: 95% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    355 Ronsdale Road
    Sykesville, MD 21784
    (410) 386-4400

    1,133 student
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #3232.
    Urbana High School Math: 89% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3471 Campus Dr
    Ijamsville, MD 21754
    (240) 236-7600

    1,758 student
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #3333.
    Mount Harmony Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    900 W Mount Harmony Rd
    Owings, MD 20736
    (443) 550-9620

    605 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #3434.
    Frost Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    260 Shaw St
    Frostburg, MD 21532
    (301) 689-5168

    225 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #3535.
    Sunderland Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    150 Clyde Jones Rd
    Sunderland, MD 20689
    (443) 550-9390

    697 students
    Year: 2017
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