Carroll County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 44 public schools serving 25,290 students in Carroll County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Carroll County School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Carroll County School District are Century High School, Liberty High School and South Carroll High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Carroll County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Carroll County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MD)
# Schools
44 Schools
1,420 Schools
# Students
25,290 Students
893,772 Students
# Teachers
1,767 Teachers
59,475 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Carroll County School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#1 out of 25 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Carroll County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carroll County   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carroll County   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Carroll County   School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.30
0.72
# American Indian Students
47 Students
2,386 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
698 Students
58,834 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# Hispanic Students
1,619 Students
155,381 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
17%
# Black Students
983 Students
300,979 Students
% Black Students
4%
34%
# White Students
21,112 Students
334,032 Students
% White Students
84%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
52 Students
1,300 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
779 Students
40,754 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
348
30,419
# Students in K Grade:
1,734
64,080
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,718
66,118
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,752
66,910
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,752
68,548
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,870
70,339
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,913
69,527
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,878
67,016
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,966
65,562
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,021
65,359
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,130
71,638
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,087
67,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,167
60,328
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,954
60,185
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,968 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,941. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,706 is less than the state median of $16,121. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MD)
Total Revenue
$379 MM
$254 MM
This chart display total revenue of Carroll County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$372 MM
$257 MM
This chart display total spending of Carroll County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,968
$15,941
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Carroll County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,706
$16,121
This chart display average spending per public school student in Carroll County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Carroll County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
Liberty High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5855 Bartholow Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3560
Grades: 9-12
| 1,101 students
Rank: #33.
South Carroll High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1300 West Old Liberty Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3575
Grades: 9-12
| 1,048 students
Rank: #44.
Westminster High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1225 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3630
Grades: 9-12
| 1,537 students
Rank: #55.
Hampstead Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3737 Shiloh Road
Hampstead, MD 21074
(410) 751-3420
Grades: PK-5
| 371 students
Rank: #66.
Freedom District Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5626 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3525
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #77.
Spring Garden Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
700 Boxwood Drive
Hampstead, MD 21074
(410) 751-3433
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students
Rank: #88.
Eldersburg Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1021 Johnsville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3520
Grades: PK-5
| 460 students
Rank: #99.
Linton Springs Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
375 Ronsdale Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3280
Grades: PK-5
| 636 students
Rank: #1010.
Manchester Valley High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3300 Maple Grove Road
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 386-1673
Grades: 9-12
| 1,341 students
Rank: #1111.
Oklahoma Road Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6300 Oklahoma Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 748 students
Rank: #1212.
Sykesville Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
7301 Springfield Avenue
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3545
Grades: 6-8
| 761 students
Rank: #1313.
Winfield Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4401 Salem Bottom Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3242
Grades: PK-5
| 548 students
Rank: #1414.
Mount Airy Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
405 North Main Street
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(410) 751-3540
Grades: 3-5
| 436 students
Rank: #1515.
Shiloh Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3675 Willow Street
Hampstead, MD 21074
(410) 386-4570
Grades: 6-8
| 661 students
Rank: #1616.
Sandymount Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2222 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048
(410) 751-3215
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #1717.
Mount Airy Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
102 Watersville Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(410) 751-3554
Grades: 6-8
| 737 students
Rank: #1818.
Carrolltowne Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6542 Ridge Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3530
Grades: PK-5
| 556 students
Rank: #1919.
Francis Scott Key High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3825 Bark Hill Road
Union Bridge, MD 21791
(410) 751-3320
Grades: 9-12
| 921 students
Rank: #2020.
Piney Ridge Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6315 Freedom Avenue
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3535
Grades: K-5
| 530 students
Rank: #2121.
Winters Mill High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
560 Gorsuch Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 386-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,113 students
Rank: #2222.
Mechanicsville Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3838 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3510
Grades: PK-5
| 468 students
Rank: #2323.
Westminster Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
811 Uniontown Road
Westminster, MD 21158
(410) 751-3222
Grades: PK-5
| 527 students
Rank: #2424.
Westminster West Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
60 Monroe Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3661
Grades: 6-8
| 962 students
Rank: #2525.
Manchester Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3224 York Street
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 751-3410
Grades: PK-5
| 633 students
Rank: #2626.
William Winchester Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
70 Monroe Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3230
Grades: PK-5
| 553 students
Rank: #2727.
Ebb Valley Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3100 Swiper Road
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 386-1550
Grades: PK-5
| 550 students
Rank: #2828.
Runnymede Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3000 Langdon Drive
Westminster, MD 21158
(410) 751-3203
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
Rank: #2929.
Friendship Valley Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1100 Gist Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3650
Grades: K-5
| 497 students
Rank: #3030.
North Carroll Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2401 Hanover Pike
Hampstead, MD 21074
(410) 751-3440
Grades: 6-8
| 617 students
Rank: #3131.
Cranberry Station Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
505 North Center Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 386-4440
Grades: PK-5
| 519 students
Rank: #3232.
Northwest Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
99 Kings Drive
Taneytown, MD 21787
(410) 751-3270
Grades: 6-8
| 653 students
Rank: #3333.
Post Secondary Program
Alternative School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
495 South Center Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3620
Grades: 12
| 37 students
Rank: #3434.
Robert Moton Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1413 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3610
Grades: PK-5
| 433 students
Rank: #3535.
Westminster East Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
121 Longwell Avenue
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3656
Grades: 6-8
| 712 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 25,290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 10% in MD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30

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