Top 10 Best Montgomery County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 210 public schools serving 161,026 students in Montgomery County, MD. Montgomery County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
The top ranked public schools in Montgomery County, MD are Bannockburn Elementary School, Thomas S. Wootton High School and Walt Whitman High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Montgomery County, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Montgomery County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Best Montgomery County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bannockburn Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6520 Dalroy Ln
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-1270
Grades: PK-5
| 401 students
Rank: #22.
Thomas S. Wootton High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2100 Wootton Pkwy
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 740-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,037 students
Rank: #33.
Walt Whitman High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7100 Whittier Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,991 students
Rank: #44.
Cold Spring Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9201 Falls Chapel Way
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 279-8480
Grades: PK-5
| 317 students
Rank: #55.
Poolesville High School
Magnet School
Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
17501 W Willard Rd
Poolesville, MD 20837
(240) 740-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,236 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Travilah Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13801 Dufief Mill Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(240) 740-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Wayside Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10011 Glen Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-0240
Grades: PK-5
| 459 students
Rank: #88.
Winston Churchill High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11300 Gainsborough Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,245 students
Rank: #99.
Potomac Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10311 River Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-4360
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: #1010.
Walter Johnson High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6400 Rock Spring Dr
Bethesda, MD 20814
(240) 740-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 2,820 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Thomas W. Pyle Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6311 Wilson Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-3500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,433 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Westbrook Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5110 Allan Ter
Bethesda, MD 20816
(240) 740-1040
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #1313.
Carderock Springs Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7401 Persimmon Tree Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-0540
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
Rank: #1414.
Stone Mill Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14323 Stonebridge View Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(240) 740-5450
Grades: PK-5
| 521 students
Rank: #1515.
Seven Locks Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9500 Seven Locks Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-0940
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #1616.
Mcps Transitions School
Special Education School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11721 Kemp Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20902
(240) 740-5900
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Bradley Hills Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8701 Hartsdale Ave
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 204-5210
Grades: PK-5
| 497 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Herbert Hoover Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8810 Post Oak Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 968-3740
Grades: 6-8
| 1,021 students
Rank: #1919.
Bethesda-chevy Chase High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4301 East-west Hwy
Bethesda, MD 20814
(240) 740-0400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,270 students
Rank: #2020.
Chevy Chase Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4015 Rosemary St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 657-4994
Grades: 3-5
| 441 students
Rank: #2121.
Wyngate Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9300 Wadsworth Dr
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-1080
Grades: PK-5
| 673 students
Rank: #2222.
Beverly Farms Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8501 Post Oak Road
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-0200
Grades: PK-5
| 570 students
Rank: #2323.
Robert Frost Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9201 Scott Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 279-3949
Grades: 6-8
| 1,017 students
Rank: #2424.
Cabin John Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10701 Gainsborough Road
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 406-1600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,077 students
Rank: #2525.
Burning Tree Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7900 Beech Tree Rd
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-1750
Grades: K-5
| 420 students
Rank: #2626.
Lakewood Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2534 Lindley Terrace
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 279-8465
Grades: K-5
| 415 students
Rank: #2727.
Diamond Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4 Marquis Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(240) 740-2120
Grades: PK-5
| 780 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Belmont Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
19528 Olney Mill Rd
Olney, MD 20832
(301) 924-3140
Grades: PK-5
| 340 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Kensington Parkwood Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4710 Saul Rd
Kensington, MD 20895
(240) 740-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 596 students
Rank: #3030.
Richard Montgomery High School
Magnet School
Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
250 Richard Montgomery Dr
Rockville, MD 20852
(240) 740-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,410 students
Rank: #3131.
Damascus High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
25921 Ridge Rd
Damascus, MD 20872
(240) 207-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,404 students
Rank: #3232.
Bells Mill Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8225 Bells Mill Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-0480
Grades: PK-5
| 579 students
Rank: #3333.
Spark M. Matsunaga Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13902 Bromfield Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 601-4350
Grades: PK-5
| 663 students
Rank: #3434.
Westland Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5511 Massachusetts Ave
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 320-6515
Grades: 6-8
| 764 students
Rank: #3535.
Fallsmead Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1800 Greenplace Ter
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 740-3545
Grades: PK-5
| 520 students
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Montgomery County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3015 Upton Drive
Kensington, MD 20895
(301) 929-2505
Grades: PK-K
| 99 students
850 Hungerford Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 453-2490
Grades: 12
| 3 students
Mark Twain School (Closed 2009)
Special Education School
14501 Avery Rd
Rockville, MD 20853
(301) 279-4900
Grades: 7-12
| 93 students
850 Hungerford Dr Cesc Rm 167
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 517-5005
Grades: K-2
| n/a students

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