Top 10 Best Garrett County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,380 students in Garrett County, MD (there are 4 private schools, serving 79 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Garrett County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Garrett County, MD are Northern Garrett High School, Southern Garrett High School and Swan Meadow School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Garrett County, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Maryland public school average of 19%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 36% statewide average). Schools in Garrett County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Best Garrett County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northern Garrett High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
86 Pride Pkwy
Accident, MD 21520
(301) 746-8668
Grades: 9-12
| 448 students
Rank: #22.
Southern Garrett High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
345 Oakland Dr
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-9447
Grades: 9-12
| 661 students
Rank: #33.
Swan Meadow School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6709 Garrett Highway
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-2059
Grades: K-8
| 44 students
Rank: #44.
Northern Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
371 Pride Pkwy
Accident, MD 21520
(301) 746-8165
Grades: 6-8
| 326 students
Rank: #55.
Southern Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
605 Harvey Winters Road
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-8881
Grades: 6-8
| 461 students
Rank: #66.
Accident Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
534 Accident-bittinger Rd
Accident, MD 21520
(301) 746-8863
Grades: PK-5
| 218 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Crellin Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Kendall Dr
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-4704
Grades: K-5
| 132 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Friendsville Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
841 First Ave
Friendsville, MD 21531
(301) 746-5100
Grades: PK-5
| 133 students
Rank: #99.
Broad Ford Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
607 Harvey Winters Rd
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-9445
Grades: PK-5
| 520 students
Rank: #1010.
Grantsville Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Grant St
Grantsville, MD 21536
(301) 895-5173
Grades: PK-5
| 166 students
Rank: #1111.
Yough Glades Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
70 Wolf Acres Dr
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-3334
Grades: PK-5
| 271 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Garrett County, MD

Garrett County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
334 North Branch Ave
Bloomington, MD 21523
(301) 359-0331
Grades: PK-5
| 32 students
770 Dennett Rd
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-3452
Grades: PK-5
| 314 students
40 South Second St
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-7655
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
288 West Main St
Kitzmiller, MD 21538
(301) 453-3101
Grades: K-5
| 49 students
86 Pride Pkwy
Accident, MD 21520
(301) 746-8668
Grades: 10
| 1 students
345 Oakland Dr
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-9447
Grades: 9-12
| 3 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Garrett County, MD?
The top ranked public schools in Garrett County, MD include Northern Garrett High School, Southern Garrett High School and Swan Meadow School.
How many public schools are located in Garrett County, MD?
11 public schools are located in Garrett County, MD.
What percentage of students in Garrett County, MD go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in Garrett County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Garrett County, MD?
Garrett County, MD public schools minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Maryland public schools average of 66% (majority Black).

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