Top 10 Best Garrett County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 3,811 students in Garrett County, MD. Garrett County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
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 34% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Garrett County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Garrett County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northern Garrett High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
86 Pride Pkwy
Accident, MD 21520
(301) 746-8668
Grades: 9-12
| 416 students
Rank: #22.
Southern Garrett High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
345 Oakland Dr
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-9447
Grades: 9-12
| 715 students
Rank: #33.
Swan Meadow School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6709 Garrett Highway
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-2059
Grades: K-8
| 43 students
Rank: #44.
Accident Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
534 Accident-bittinger Rd
Accident, MD 21520
(301) 746-8863
Grades: PK-5
| 263 students
Rank: #55.
Northern Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
371 Pride Pkwy
Accident, MD 21520
(301) 746-8165
Grades: 6-8
| 357 students
Rank: #66.
Route 40 Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
17764 National Pike
Frostburg, MD 21532
(301) 689-6132
Grades: PK-5
| 140 students
Rank: #77.
Grantsville Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
120 Grant St
Grantsville, MD 21536
(301) 895-5173
Grades: PK-5
| 203 students
Rank: #88.
Southern Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
605 Harvey Winters Road
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-8881
Grades: 6-8
| 514 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Broad Ford Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
607 Harvey Winters Rd
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-9445
Grades: PK-5
| 550 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Yough Glades Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
70 Wolf Acres Dr
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-3334
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: #1111.
Crellin Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Kendall Dr
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-4704
Grades: K-5
| 134 students
Rank: #1212.
Friendsville Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
841 First Ave
Friendsville, MD 21531
(301) 746-5100
Grades: PK-5
| 148 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

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