Top 10 Best Maryland Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 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 Bannockburn Elementary School, Glenarden Woods Elementary School and River Hill High School. 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 65% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 46% 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).

Best Maryland Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bannockburn Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6520 Dalroy Ln
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-1270
Grades: PK-5
| 449 students
Rank: #22.
Glenarden Woods Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 84% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7801 Glenarden Parkway
Lanham, MD 20706
(301) 925-1300
Grades: 2-5
| 469 students
Rank: #33.
River Hill High School
Math: 91% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
12101 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 313-7120
Grades: 9-12
| 1,157 students
Rank: #44.
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: #55.
Clarksville Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
12041 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 313-7050
Grades: K-5
| 432 students
Rank: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
Winston Churchill High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
11300 Gainsborough Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 469-1200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,123 students
Rank: #99.
Clarksville Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6535 S Trotter Rd
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 313-7057
Grades: 6-8
| 552 students
Rank: #1010.
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: #1111.
Urbana High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3471 Campus Dr
Ijamsville, MD 21754
(240) 236-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,758 students
Rank: #1212.
Severna Park High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
60 Robinson Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 544-0900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,876 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Century High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
355 Ronsdale Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 386-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,133 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Thomas W. Pyle Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6311 Wilson Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 320-6540
Grades: 6-8
| 1,485 students
Rank: #1515.
Carderock Springs Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7401 Persimmon Tree Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-0540
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
Rank: #1616.
Centerville Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3601 Carriage Hill Dr
Frederick, MD 21704
(240) 566-0100
Grades: K-5
| 956 students
Rank: #1717.
Frost Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
260 Shaw St
Frostburg, MD 21532
(301) 689-5168
Grades: PK-5
| 225 students
Rank: #1818.
Folger Mckinsey Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
175 Arundel Beach Road
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 222-6560
Grades: K-5
| 625 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
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: #19 - 2019. - 20.
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: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Mount Harmony Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
900 W Mount Harmony Rd
Owings, MD 20736
(443) 550-9620
Grades: K-5
| 605 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Mount View Middle School
Math: 77% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
12101 Woodford Dr
Marriottsville, MD 21104
(410) 313-5545
Grades: 6-8
| 819 students
Rank: #2323.
Robert Frost Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9201 Scott Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 279-3949
Grades: 6-8
| 1,083 students
Rank: #2424.
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: #2525.
Ocean City Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12828 Center Dr
Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 632-5370
Grades: PK-4
| 580 students
Rank: #2626.
Severna Park Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
450 Jumpers Hole Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 647-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,454 students
Rank: #2727.
Burleigh Manor Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4200 Centennial Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-2507
Grades: 6-8
| 807 students
Rank: #2828.
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: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Folly Quarter Middle School
Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13500 Triadelphia Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-1506
Grades: 6-8
| 663 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Urbana Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3554 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
(240) 236-2200
Grades: PK-5
| 712 students
Rank: #3131.
Lime Kiln Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11650 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD 20759
(410) 880-5988
Grades: 6-8
| 734 students
Rank: #3232.
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: #3333.
Centennial Lane Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3825 Centennial Ln
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-2800
Grades: K-5
| 765 students
Rank: #3434.
Jones Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
122 Hoyle Ln
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 222-6565
Grades: K-5
| 330 students
Rank: #3535.
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
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