Harford County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 54 public schools serving 37,780 students in Harford County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Harford County School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Harford County School District are Harford Technical High School, Fallston High School and North Harford High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Harford County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Harford County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MD)
# Schools
54 Schools
1,420 Schools
# Students
37,780 Students
893,772 Students
# Teachers
2,537 Teachers
59,475 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Harford County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#8 out of 25 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Harford County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harford County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harford County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Harford County   School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.72
# American Indian Students
107 Students
2,386 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,265 Students
58,834 Students
% Asian Students
4%
7%
# Hispanic Students
2,704 Students
155,381 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
17%
# Black Students
7,203 Students
300,979 Students
% Black Students
19%
34%
# White Students
24,076 Students
334,032 Students
% White Students
64%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
79 Students
1,300 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,346 Students
40,754 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
906
30,419
# Students in K Grade:
2,652
64,080
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,697
66,118
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,700
66,910
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,803
68,548
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,988
70,339
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,875
69,527
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,923
67,016
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,820
65,562
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,932
65,359
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,174
71,638
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,937
67,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,600
60,328
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,773
60,185
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,267 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,941. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,781 is less than the state median of $16,121. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MD)
Total Revenue
$577 MM
$254 MM
This chart display total revenue of Harford County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$558 MM
$257 MM
This chart display total spending of Harford County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,267
$15,941
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Harford County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,781
$16,121
This chart display average spending per public school student in Harford County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Harford County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Harford Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 69% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
200 Thomas Run Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-3804
Grades: 9-12
| 1,010 students
Rank: #22.
Fallston High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2301 Carrs Mill Rd
Fallston, MD 21047
(410) 638-4120
Grades: 9-12
| 1,022 students
Rank: #33.
North Harford High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
211 Pylesville Rd
Pylesville, MD 21132
(410) 638-3650
Grades: 9-12
| 1,241 students
Rank: #44.
C. Milton Wright High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1301 N Fountain Green Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-4110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,460 students
Rank: #55.
Patterson Mill High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
85 Patterson Mill Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-4640
Grades: 9-12
| 840 students
Rank: #66.
Bel Air High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 Heighe St
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,555 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Jarrettsville Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3818 Norrisville Rd
Jarrettsville, MD 21084
(410) 692-7800
Grades: K-5
| 410 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Youths Benefit Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1901 Fallston Rd
Fallston, MD 21047
(410) 638-4190
Grades: K-5
| 999 students
Rank: #99.
Ring Factory Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 Emmorton Rd
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4186
Grades: K-5
| 532 students
Rank: #1010.
Bel Air Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
30 E Lee St
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4160
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
Rank: #1111.
Forest Hill Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2407 Rocks Rd
Forest Hill, MD 21050
(410) 638-4166
Grades: K-5
| 512 students
Rank: #1212.
Forest Lakes Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Osborne Pkwy
Forest Hill, MD 21050
(410) 638-4262
Grades: K-5
| 445 students
Rank: #1313.
Fountain Green Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
517 Fountain Green Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-4220
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #1414.
Homestead/wakefield Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 S Main St
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4175
Grades: PK-5
| 974 students
Rank: #1515.
Churchville Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2935 Level Rd
Churchville, MD 21028
(410) 638-3800
Grades: K-5
| 383 students
Rank: #1616.
Red Pump Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 Red Pump Road
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 809-6244
Grades: K-5
| 714 students
Rank: #1717.
Prospect Mill Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
101 Prospect Mill Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-3817
Grades: PK-5
| 566 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Fallston Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2303 Carrs Mill Rd
Fallston, MD 21047
(410) 638-4129
Grades: 6-8
| 932 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Hickory Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2100 Conowingo Rd
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4170
Grades: K-5
| 696 students
Rank: #2020.
Havre De Grace High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
700 Congress Ave
Havre De Grace, MD 21078
(410) 939-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 630 students
Rank: #2121.
Patterson Mill Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
85 Patterson Mill Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-4640
Grades: 6-8
| 713 students
Rank: #2222.
Bel Air Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
99 Idlewild Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4140
Grades: 6-8
| 1,366 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
North Bend Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1445 N Bend Rd
Jarrettsville, MD 21084
(410) 692-7815
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
North Harford Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
120 Pylesville Rd
Pylesville, MD 21132
(410) 638-3670
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
Rank: #2525.
Emmorton Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2502 Tollgate Rd
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-3920
Grades: K-5
| 607 students
Rank: #2626.
Southampton Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1200 Moores Mill Rd
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 638-4150
Grades: 6-8
| 1,228 students
Rank: #2727.
Dublin Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1527 Whiteford Rd
Street, MD 21154
(410) 638-3703
Grades: PK-5
| 236 students
Rank: #2828.
Aberdeen High School
Magnet School
Math: 45% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
251 Paradise Rd
Aberdeen, MD 21001
(410) 273-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,468 students
Rank: #2929.
Meadowvale Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
910 Grace View Dr
Havre De Grace, MD 21078
(410) 939-6622
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #3030.
Darlington Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2119 Shuresville Rd
Darlington, MD 21034
(410) 638-3700
Grades: K-5
| 103 students
Rank: #3131.
Norrisville Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5302 Norrisville Rd
White Hall, MD 21161
(410) 692-7810
Grades: K-5
| 225 students
Rank: #3232.
North Harford Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
112 Pylesville Rd
Pylesville, MD 21132
(410) 638-3658
Grades: 6-8
| 910 students
Rank: #3333.
William S. James Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Laurentum Pkw
Abingdon, MD 21009
(410) 638-3900
Grades: K-5
| 407 students
Rank: #3434.
Abingdon Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
399 Singer Rd
Abingdon, MD 21009
(410) 638-3910
Grades: PK-5
| 826 students
Rank: #3535.
Joppatowne High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
555 Joppa Farm Rd
Joppa, MD 21085
(410) 612-1510
Grades: 9-12
| 723 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 37,780 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55

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