Carroll County Public Schools School District

125 North Court Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Carroll County Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 44 public schools serving 25,054 students in Carroll County Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Carroll County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Maryland public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (MD)
# Schools
44 Schools
1,419 Schools
# Students
25,054 Students
882,159 Students
# Teachers
1,747 Teachers
61,266 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Carroll County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MD)
#2 out of 25 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Carroll County Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40%
25%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carroll 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 2021-22 school year data.
58%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carroll 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 2021-22 school year data.
46%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Carroll County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of MD by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
93%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Carroll County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.35
0.73
# American Indian Students
36 Students
2,360 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
775 Students
58,991 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# Hispanic Students
1,963 Students
182,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
21%
# Black Students
1,151 Students
292,530 Students
% Black Students
5%
33%
# White Students
20,072 Students
298,961 Students
% White Students
80%
34%
# Hawaiian Students
76 Students
1,299 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
978 Students
44,853 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
419
27,787
# Students in K Grade:
1,853
61,787
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,810
61,676
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,869
63,648
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,793
64,034
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,815
64,411
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,792
65,709
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,840
65,326
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,847
67,401
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,002
69,286
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,227
83,187
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,904
66,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,920
60,942
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,963
60,875
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,552 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,738. The school district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,232 is higher than the state median of $18,654. The school district spending/student has grown by 24% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MD)
Total Revenue
$490 MM
$17,412 MM
This chart display total revenue of Carroll 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
$482 MM
$16,456 MM
This chart display total spending of Carroll 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
$19,552
$19,738
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Carroll County Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,232
$18,654
This chart display average spending per public school student in Carroll County Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

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

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Freedom District Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5626 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3525
Grades: K-5
| 599 students
Rank: #22.
Piney Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6315 Freedom Avenue
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3535
Grades: PK-5
| 546 students
Rank: #33.
Carrolltowne Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6542 Ridge Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3530
Grades: PK-5
| 623 students
Rank: #44.
Post Secondary Program
Alternative School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
495 South Center Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3620
Grades: 12
| 46 students
Rank: #55.
Mechanicsville Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3838 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3510
Grades: PK-5
| 482 students
Rank: #66.
Linton Springs Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
375 Ronsdale Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3280
Grades: PK-5
| 693 students
Rank: #77.
Eldersburg Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1021 Johnsville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3520
Grades: PK-5
| 464 students
Rank: #88.
Manchester Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3224 York Street
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 751-3410
Grades: PK-5
| 642 students
Rank: #99.
Century High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
355 Ronsdale Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 386-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,140 students
Rank: #1010.
Liberty High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5855 Bartholow Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3560
Grades: 9-12
| 1,002 students
Rank: #1111.
Hampstead Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3737 Shiloh Road
Hampstead, MD 21074
(410) 751-3420
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #1212.
William Winchester Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
70 Monroe Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3230
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #1313.
Spring Garden Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
700 Boxwood Drive
Hampstead, MD 21074
(410) 751-3433
Grades: PK-5
| 423 students
Rank: #1414.
Winfield Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4401 Salem Bottom Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3242
Grades: PK-5
| 640 students
Rank: #1515.
Sandymount Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2222 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048
(410) 751-3215
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #1616.
Friendship Valley Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1100 Gist Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3650
Grades: PK-5
| 472 students
Rank: #1717.
Westminster High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1225 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3630
Grades: 9-12
| 1,448 students
Rank: #1818.
Mount Airy Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
405 North Main Street
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(410) 751-3540
Grades: 3-5
| 435 students
Rank: #1919.
Ebb Valley Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3100 Swiper Road
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 386-1550
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #2020.
Mount Airy Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
102 Watersville Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(410) 751-3554
Grades: 6-8
| 728 students
Rank: #2121.
South Carroll High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1300 West Old Liberty Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3575
Grades: 9-12
| 922 students
Rank: #2222.
Westminster Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
811 Uniontown Road
Westminster, MD 21158
(410) 751-3222
Grades: PK-5
| 544 students
Rank: #2323.
Sykesville Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7301 Springfield Avenue
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3545
Grades: 6-8
| 780 students
Rank: #2424.
Cranberry Station Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
505 North Center Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 386-4440
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #2525.
Oklahoma Road Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6300 Oklahoma Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 696 students
Rank: #2626.
Gateway School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
45 Kate Wagner Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3691
Grades: 9-12
| 69 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Carroll Springs School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
495 South Center Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3620
Grades: 2-12
| 24 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Flexible Student Support
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
45 Kate Wagner Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3691
Grades: 9-12
| 27 students
Rank: #2929.
Runnymede Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3000 Langdon Drive
Westminster, MD 21158
(410) 751-3203
Grades: PK-5
| 565 students
Rank: #3030.
Pride School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1100 Gist Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3653
Grades: 1-3
| 7 students
Rank: #3131.
Westminster West Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
60 Monroe Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3661
Grades: 6-8
| 870 students
Rank: #3232.
Winters Mill High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
560 Gorsuch Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 386-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,086 students
Rank: #3333.
Elmer A. Wolfe Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
119 North Main Street
Union Bridge, MD 21791
(410) 751-3307
Grades: PK-5
| 460 students
Rank: #3434.
Shiloh Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3675 Willow Street
Hampstead, MD 21074
(410) 386-4570
Grades: 6-8
| 617 students
Rank: #3535.
Taneytown Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 Kings Drive
Taneytown, MD 21787
(410) 751-3260
Grades: PK-5
| 408 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Carroll County Public Schools School District?
Carroll County Public Schools School District manages 44 public schools serving 25,054 students.
What is the rank of Carroll County Public Schools School District?
Carroll County Public Schools School District is ranked #3 out of 25 school districts in Maryland (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Maryland school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest science proficiency (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Carroll County Public Schools School District?
80% of Carroll County Public Schools School District students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Carroll County Public Schools School District?
Carroll 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 Carroll County Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,232 is higher than the state median of $18,654. The school district spending/student has grown by 24% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 44 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 25,054 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in MD)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 40% (Top 10%)
  • : 58% (Top 10%)
  • : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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