Top 10 Best Frederick County Public High Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public high schools serving 12,844 students in Frederick County, MD. The top ranked public high schools in Frederick County, MD are Urbana High School, Oakdale High School and Middletown High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Frederick County, MD public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Maryland public high school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 57% statewide average). High schools in Frederick County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Maryland public high schools.
Frederick County, MD public high school have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Maryland average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Oakdale High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Maryland or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Maryland public high school average of 61% (majority Black).

Best Frederick County Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
Oakdale High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5850 Eaglehead Drive
Ijamsville, MD 21754
(240) 566-9400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,252 students
Rank: #33.
Middletown High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
200 Schoolhouse Dr
Middletown, MD 21769
(240) 236-7400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,142 students
Rank: #44.
Linganore High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12013 Old Annapolis Rd
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 566-9700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,324 students
Rank: #55.
Walkersville High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
81 W Frederick Street
Walkersville, MD 21793
(240) 236-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,098 students
Rank: #66.
Tuscarora High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5312 Ballenger Creek Pk
Frederick, MD 21703
(240) 236-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,550 students
Rank: #77.
Brunswick High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
101 Cummings Dr
Brunswick, MD 21716
(240) 236-8600
Grades: 9-12
| 771 students
Rank: #88.
Catoctin High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14745 Sabillasville Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788
(240) 236-8100
Grades: 9-12
| 783 students
Rank: #99.
Governor Thomas Johnson High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1501 N Market St
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,578 students
Rank: #1010.
Frederick High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
650 Carroll Pky
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,455 students
Rank: #1111.
Heather Ridge High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1445 Taney Ave
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 236-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 37 students
Rank: #1212.
Rock Creek School
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
191 Waverley Dr
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 236-8700
Grades: PK-12
| 82 students
Frederick County Virtual School
Alternative School
1799 Schifferstadt Blvd
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-8450
Grades: 9-12
| 14 students

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