Top 10 Best Frederick Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 32 public schools serving 21,585 students in Frederick, MD (there are 20 private schools, serving 2,249 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in Frederick, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Frederick, MD are Linganore High School, Tuscarora High School and Gov. Thomas Johnson High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Frederick, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Maryland public school average of 19%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 36% statewide average). Schools in Frederick have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Best Frederick, MD Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Linganore High School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
12013 Old Annapolis Rd
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 566-9700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,519 students
Rank: #22.
Tuscarora High School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5312 Ballenger Creek Pk
Frederick, MD 21703
(240) 236-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,682 students
Rank: #33.
Gov. Thomas Johnson High School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1501 N Market St
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,841 students
Rank: #44.
Frederick High School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
650 Carroll Pky
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,659 students
Rank: #55.
Urbana Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3554 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
(240) 236-2200
Grades: PK-5
| 653 students
Rank: #66.
Centerville Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3601 Carriage Hill Dr
Frederick, MD 21704
(240) 566-0100
Grades: K-5
| 447 students
Rank: #77.
Sugarloaf Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3400 Stone Barn Drive
Frederick, MD 21704
(240) 566-0500
Grades: K-5
| 732 students
Rank: #88.
Frederick County Virtual
Alternative School
1799 Schifferstadt Blvd
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-8450
Grades: Inquire with school
| 0 students
Rank: #99.
Frederick Classical Charter
Charter School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8445 Spires Way Suite Cc
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-1200
Grades: K-8
| 372 students
Rank: #1010.
Monocacy Valley Montessori
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
217 Dill Ave
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-6100
Grades: PK-8
| 297 students
Rank: #1111.
Heather Ridge
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1445 Taney Ave
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 236-8000
Grades: 7-12
| 29 students
Rank: #1212.
Parkway Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 Carroll Pky
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-2600
Grades: PK-5
| 261 students
Rank: #1313.
Yellow Springs Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8717 Yellow Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 236-1700
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #1414.
Carroll Creek Montessori Public Charter
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7215 Corporate Court
Frederick, MD 21703
(301) 663-7970
Grades: PK-8
| 318 students
Rank: #1515.
Spring Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9051 Ridgefield Dr
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-1600
Grades: PK-5
| 614 students
Rank: #1616.
Ballenger Creek Middle School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5525 Ballenger Creek Pike
Frederick, MD 21703
(240) 236-5700
Grades: 6-8
| 790 students
Rank: #1717.
Orchard Grove Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5898 Hannover Dr
Frederick, MD 21703
(240) 236-2400
Grades: PK-5
| 613 students
Rank: #1818.
Gov. Thomas Johnson Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1799 Schifferstadt Blvd
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-4900
Grades: 6-8
| 589 students
Rank: #1919.
North Frederick Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1010 Fairview Ave
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-2000
Grades: PK-5
| 612 students
Rank: #2020.
Ballenger Creek Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5250 Kingsbrook Dr
Frederick, MD 21703
(240) 236-2500
Grades: PK-5
| 640 students
Rank: #2121.
Tuscarora Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6321 Lambert Dr
Frederick, MD 21703
(240) 566-0000
Grades: PK-5
| 744 students
Rank: #2222.
Whittier Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2400 Whittier Dr
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 236-3100
Grades: PK-5
| 726 students
Rank: #2323.
West Frederick Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
515 W Patrick St
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-4000
Grades: 6-8
| 889 students
Rank: #2424.
Liberty Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11820 Liberty Rd
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-1800
Grades: K-5
| 240 students
Rank: #2525.
Crestwood Middle School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7100 Foxcroft Dr
Frederick, MD 21703
(240) 566-9000
Grades: 6-8
| 667 students
Rank: #2626.
Monocacy Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7421 Hayward Rd
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 236-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #2727.
Monocacy Middle School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8009 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 236-4700
Grades: 6-8
| 951 students
Rank: #2828.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Madison St
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-2650
Grades: PK-5
| 614 students
Rank: #2929.
Butterfly Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Contender Way
Frederick, MD 21703
(240) 566-0300
Grades: PK-5
| 682 students
Rank: #3030.
Waverley Elementary School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 9%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Waverley Dr
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 236-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 542 students
Rank: #3131.
Hillcrest Elementary School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 6%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1285 Hillcrest Drive
Frederick, MD 21703
(240) 236-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 763 students
Rank: n/an/a
Frederick County Career & Technology Center
Vocational School
7922 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 236-8500
Grades: Inquire with school
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Frederick, Maryland

Frederick, Maryland Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1445 Taney Ave
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 236-8000
Grades: 7-8
| 14 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Frederick, MD?
The top ranked public schools in Frederick, MD include Linganore High School, Tuscarora High School and Gov. Thomas Johnson High School.
How many public schools are located in Frederick, MD?
32 public schools are located in Frederick, MD.
What percentage of students in Frederick, MD go to public school?
91% of all K-12 students in Frederick, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Frederick, MD?
Frederick, MD public schools minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Maryland public schools average of 66% (majority Black).

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