Top 10 Best Fort Washington Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 5,330 students in Fort Washington, MD. Fort Washington has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
The top ranked public schools in Fort Washington, MD are Indian Queen Elementary School, Friendly High School and Potomac Landing Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Fort Washington, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Fort Washington have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Fort Washington, MD Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Indian Queen Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9551 Fort Foote Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 749-4250
Grades: PK-6
| 283 students
Rank: #22.
Friendly High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10000 Allentown Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 449-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 839 students
Rank: #33.
Potomac Landing Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12500 Fort Washington Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 203-1114
Grades: PK-5
| 389 students
Rank: #44.
Fort Washington Forest Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 Fillmore Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 203-1123
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students
Rank: #55.
Fort Foote Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8300 Oxon Hill Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 749-4230
Grades: PK-6
| 327 students
Rank: #66.
Apple Grove Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7400 Bellefield Ave
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 449-4966
Grades: PK-6
| 441 students
Rank: #77.
Isaac J. Gourdine Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8700 Allentown Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 449-4940
Grades: 6-8
| 574 students
Rank: #88.
Tayac Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8600 Allentown Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 449-4840
Grades: PK-5
| 370 students
Rank: #99.
Rose Valley Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9800 Jacqueline Dr
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 449-4990
Grades: PK-5
| 336 students
Rank: #1010.
Oxon Hill Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9570 Fort Foote Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 749-4270
Grades: 6-8
| 759 students
Rank: #1111.
Avalon Elementary School
Math: 5% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7302 Webster Lane
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 449-4970
Grades: PK-6
| 382 students
Rank: #1212.
J. Frank Dent Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2700 Corning Ave
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 702-3850
Grades: PK-6
| 326 students

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