Top 10 Best Harford County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 55 public schools serving 37,920 students in Harford County, MD (there are 24 private schools, serving 3,104 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Harford County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Harford County, MD are Harford Technical High School, Fallston High School and Patterson Mill High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Harford County, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Maryland public school average of 19%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 36% statewide average). Schools in Harford County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Best Harford County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Harford Technical High School
Vocational School
Magnet School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
200 Thomas Run Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-3804
Grades: 9-12
| 992 students
Rank: #22.
Fallston High School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2301 Carrs Mill Rd
Fallston, MD 21047
(410) 638-4120
Grades: 9-12
| 982 students
Rank: #33.
Patterson Mill High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
85 Patterson Mill Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-4640
Grades: 9-12
| 802 students
Rank: #44.
Bel Air High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Heighe St
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,522 students
Rank: #55.
North Harford High School
Magnet School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
211 Pylesville Rd
Pylesville, MD 21132
(410) 638-3650
Grades: 9-12
| 1,221 students
Rank: #66.
C. Milton Wright High School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1301 N Fountain Green Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-4110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,331 students
Rank: #77.
Havre De Grace High School
Magnet School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
445 Lewis Lane
Havre De Grace, MD 21078
(410) 939-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 771 students
Rank: #88.
Aberdeen High School
Magnet School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
251 Paradise Rd
Aberdeen, MD 21001
(410) 273-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,469 students
Rank: #99.
Edgewood High School
Magnet School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2415 Willoughby Beach Rd
Edgewood, MD 21040
(410) 612-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,396 students
Rank: #1010.
Joppatowne High School
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
555 Joppa Farm Rd
Joppa, MD 21085
(410) 612-1510
Grades: 9-12
| 786 students
Rank: #1111.
Bel Air Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
30 E Lee St
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4160
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #1212.
Jarrettsville Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3818 Norrisville Rd
Jarrettsville, MD 21084
(410) 692-7800
Grades: K-5
| 440 students
Rank: #1313.
Fallston Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2303 Carrs Mill Rd
Fallston, MD 21047
(410) 638-4129
Grades: 6-8
| 894 students
Rank: #1414.
Southampton Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 Moores Mill Rd
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4150
Grades: 6-8
| 1,136 students
Rank: #1515.
Youths Benefit Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1901 Fallston Rd
Fallston, MD 21047
(410) 638-4190
Grades: PK-5
| 1,103 students
Rank: #1616.
Fountain Green Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
517 Fountain Green Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-4220
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #1717.
Red Pump Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 Red Pump Road
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 809-6244
Grades: K-5
| 755 students
Rank: #1818.
Patterson Mill Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
85 Patterson Mill Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-4640
Grades: 6-8
| 758 students
Rank: #1919.
Ring Factory Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1400 Emmorton Rd
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4186
Grades: K-5
| 523 students
Rank: #2020.
Emmorton Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2502 Tollgate Rd
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-3920
Grades: K-5
| 546 students
Rank: #2121.
Homestead/wakefield Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
900 S Main St
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4175
Grades: PK-5
| 1,047 students
Rank: #2222.
North Harford Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
120 Pylesville Rd
Pylesville, MD 21132
(410) 638-3670
Grades: K-5
| 348 students
Rank: #2323.
Bel Air Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
99 Idlewild Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4140
Grades: 6-8
| 1,354 students
Rank: #2424.
Forest Lakes Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 Osborne Pkwy
Forest Hill, MD 21050
(410) 638-4262
Grades: K-5
| 462 students
Rank: #2525.
Prospect Mill Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
101 Prospect Mill Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-3817
Grades: PK-5
| 561 students
Rank: #2626.
North Harford Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
112 Pylesville Rd
Pylesville, MD 21132
(410) 638-3658
Grades: 6-8
| 895 students
Rank: #2727.
Darlington Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2119 Shuresville Rd
Darlington, MD 21034
(410) 638-3700
Grades: K-5
| 100 students
Rank: #2828.
Hickory Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2100 Conowingo Rd
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4170
Grades: K-5
| 632 students
Rank: #2929.
Forest Hill Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2407 Rocks Rd
Forest Hill, MD 21050
(410) 638-4166
Grades: K-5
| 467 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Churchville Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2935 Level Rd
Churchville, MD 21028
(410) 638-3800
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
North Bend Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1445 N Bend Rd
Jarrettsville, MD 21084
(410) 692-7815
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #3232.
Norrisville Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5302 Norrisville Rd
White Hall, MD 21161
(410) 692-7810
Grades: K-5
| 207 students
Rank: #3333.
Abingdon Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
399 Singer Rd
Abingdon, MD 21009
(410) 638-3910
Grades: PK-5
| 622 students
Rank: #3434.
Meadowvale Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
910 Grace View Dr
Havre De Grace, MD 21078
(410) 939-6622
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #3535.
Havre De Grace Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 Juniata St
Havre De Grace, MD 21078
(410) 939-6616
Grades: PK-5
| 602 students
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Harford County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
253 Paradise Rd
Aberdeen, MD 21001
(410) 273-5560
Grades: 8-11
| 78 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Harford County, MD?
The top ranked public schools in Harford County, MD include Harford Technical High School, Fallston High School and Patterson Mill High School.
How many public schools are located in Harford County, MD?
55 public schools are located in Harford County, MD.
What percentage of students in Harford County, MD go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Harford County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Harford County, MD?
Harford County, MD public schools minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland public schools average of 66% (majority Black).

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