Top 10 Best Maryland Magnet Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 151 magnet public schools serving 163,533 students in Maryland.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Maryland are Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc, Harford Technical High School and Poolesville High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Maryland magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Maryland public school average of 19%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Best Maryland Magnet Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
301 Largo Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
(301) 546-7247
Grades: 9-12
| 498 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #2 - 32. - 3.
Poolesville High School
Magnet School
Math: 86% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
17501 W Willard Rd
Poolesville, MD 20837
(240) 740-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,272 students
Rank: #44.
Barbara Ingram School For The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7-11 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8840
Grades: 9-12
| 332 students
Rank: #55.
South River High School
Magnet School
Math: 70% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
201 Central Ave E
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 956-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,787 students
Rank: #66.
Richard Montgomery High School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
250 Richard Montgomery Dr
Rockville, MD 20852
(240) 740-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,334 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Broadneck High School
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1265 Green Holly Dr
Annapolis, MD 21409
(410) 757-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,203 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Clear Spring High School
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12630 Broadfording Rd
Clear Spring, MD 21722
(301) 766-8082
Grades: 9-12
| 455 students
Rank: #99.
Cold Spring Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9201 Falls Chapel Way
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-4390
Grades: K-5
| 326 students
Rank: #1010.
Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Magnet School
Math: 61% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7601 Hanover Pkwy
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 513-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,420 students
Rank: #1111.
Northwest High School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13501 Richter Farm Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 601-4660
Grades: 9-12
| 2,519 students
Rank: #1212.
Eastern Technical High School
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 48% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1100 Mace Ave
Essex, MD 21221
(443) 809-0190
Grades: 9-12
| 1,215 students
Rank: #1313.
Montgomery Blair High School
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
51 University Blvd E
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(301) 649-2800
Grades: 9-12
| 3,176 students
Rank: #1414.
Western School Of Technology
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 47% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Kenwood Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
(443) 809-0840
Grades: 9-12
| 937 students
Rank: #1515.
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: #1616.
Clarksburg High School
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
22500 Wims Rd
Clarksburg, MD 20871
(240) 740-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,316 students
Rank: #1717.
Chevy Chase Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4015 Rosemary St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 657-4994
Grades: 3-5
| 456 students
Rank: #1818.
Rockville High School
Magnet School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2100 Baltimore Rd
Rockville, MD 20851
(240) 740-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,407 students
Rank: #1919.
Herbert Hoover Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8810 Post Oak Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 968-3740
Grades: 6-8
| 1,002 students
Rank: #2020.
George W. Carver Center For Arts & Technology
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 37% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
938 York Rd
Towson, MD 21204
(443) 809-2775
Grades: 9-12
| 1,003 students
Rank: #2121.
Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
14516 Nadine Dr
Rockville, MD 20853
(240) 740-3260
Grades: PK-5
| 689 students
Rank: #2222.
Towson High School
Magnet School
Math: 40% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
69 Cedar Ave
Towson, MD 21286
(443) 809-3608
Grades: 9-12
| 1,678 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Glenarden Woods Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 47% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7801 Glenarden Pkwy
Lanham, MD 20706
(301) 925-1300
Grades: 2-5
| 388 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Oxon Hill High School
Magnet School
Math: 43% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6701 Leyte Dr
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
(301) 749-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,498 students
Rank: #2525.
Springbrook High School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 Valley Brook Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(240) 740-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,681 students
Rank: #2626.
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: #2727.
Potomac Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 53% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10311 River Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-4360
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Col. Zadok Magruder High School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5939 Muncaster Mill Rd
Derwood, MD 20855
(240) 740-5550
Grades: 9-12
| 1,616 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Wheaton High School
Magnet School
Math: 39% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12401 Dalewood Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20906
(301) 321-3400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,375 students
Rank: #3030.
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: #3131.
Old Mill High School
Magnet School
Math: 38% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Patriot Ln
Millersville, MD 21108
(410) 969-9010
Grades: 9-12
| 2,394 students
Rank: #3232.
Urbana Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3554 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
(240) 236-2200
Grades: PK-5
| 653 students
Rank: #3333.
Takoma Park Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 36% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7611 Piney Branch Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(240) 740-5220
Grades: 6-8
| 1,129 students
Rank: #3434.
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: #3535.
Heather Hills Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12605 Heming Ln
Bowie, MD 20716
(301) 805-2730
Grades: 2-5
| 314 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked magnet public schools in Maryland?
The top ranked magnet public schools in Maryland include Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc, Harford Technical High School and Poolesville High School.
How many magnet public schools are located in Maryland?
151 magnet public schools are located in Maryland.
What is the racial composition of students in Maryland?
Maryland magnet public schools minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland public schools average of 66% (majority Black).

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