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For the 2021 school year, there are 207 public schools serving 161,546 students in Montgomery County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Montgomery County School District 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).
The top ranked public schools in Montgomery County School District 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 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameMontgomery County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org
School District Phone Number(240) 740-3000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MD)
# of Schools207 Schools1,421 Schools
# of Students161,546 Students893,854 Students
# of Teachers10,774 Teachers59,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Rank

Montgomery County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#7 out of 25 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Montgomery County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Montgomery 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)
55%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montgomery 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
89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Montgomery 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
0.760.72
# of American Indian Students275 Students2,387 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students23,253 Students58,836 Students
% Asian Students
14%
7%
# of Hispanic Students49,704 Students155,421 Students
% Hispanic Students
31%
17%
# of Black Students34,615 Students301,011 Students
% Black Students
22%
34%
# of White Students45,769 Students334,036 Students
% White Students
28%
37%
# of Hawaiian Students88 Students1,301 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students7,842 Students40,756 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:4,42330,419
# of Students in Kindergarten:11,26364,087
# of Students in 1st Grade:11,69466,123
# of Students in 2nd Grade:12,00266,916
# of Students in 3rd Grade:12,19068,552
# of Students in 4th Grade:12,66070,345
# of Students in 5th Grade:12,40569,538
# of Students in 6th Grade:12,11767,021
# of Students in 7th Grade:11,92765,568
# of Students in 8th Grade:12,03665,362
# of Students in 9th Grade:13,65271,643
# of Students in 10th Grade:12,96867,748
# of Students in 11th Grade:11,15160,341
# of Students in 12th Grade:11,05860,191
# of Ungraded Students: - -

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,125 is higher than the state median of $15,725. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,963 is higher than the state median of $15,468. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MD)
Total Revenue$3,090 MM$250 MM
This chart display total revenue of Montgomery County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$2,902 MM$246 MM
This chart display total spending of Montgomery County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$19,125$15,725
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Montgomery County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,963$15,468
This chart display average spending per public school student in Montgomery County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Montgomery County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • 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 | 449 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Thomas S. Wootton High School Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2100 Wootton Pkwy
    Rockville, MD 20850
    (301) 279-8550

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,134 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Walt Whitman High School Math: 86% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    7100 Whittier Blvd
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301) 320-6600

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,085 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 | 327 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Poolesville High School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    17501 Willard Rd
    Poolesville, MD 20837
    (301) 972-7900

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,183 student
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Travilah Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13801 Dufief Mill Rd
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (301) 840-7153

    Grades: PK-5 | 399 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Wayside Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10011 Glen Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301) 279-8484

    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Winston Churchill High School Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11300 Gainsborough Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301) 469-1200

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,123 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Potomac Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10311 River Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301) 469-1042

    Grades: K-5 | 444 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Walter Johnson High School Math: 78% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6400 Rock Spring Dr
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (301) 803-7100

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,475 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
    (301) 320-6540

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,485 student
  • 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 | 380 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 | 393 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Stone Mill Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    14323 Stonebridge View Dr
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (301) 279-4975

    Grades: PK-5 | 601 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 | 405 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
    (301) 649-8008

    Grades: 12 | 56 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: K-5 | 630 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Herbert Hoover Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8810 Post Oak Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301) 469-1010

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,006 student
  • 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 | 2,102 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 | 423 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 | 738 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: K-5 | 574 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 | 1,083 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    Cabin John Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10701 Gainsborough Road
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301) 469-1150

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,005 student
  • 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 | 463 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 | 519 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: K-5 | 738 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: K-5 | 320 students
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Kensington Parkwood Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4710 Saul Rd
    Kensington, MD 20895
    (301) 571-6949

    Grades: K-5 | 657 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
    (301) 610-8000

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,428 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 | 1,271 student
  • Rank: #3232.
    Bells Mill Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8225 Bells Mill Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (301) 740-0480

    Grades: PK-5 | 609 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 | 771 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Westland Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5511 Massachusetts Ave
    Bethesda, MD 20816
    (301) 320-6515

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,037 student
  • Rank: #3535.
    Fallsmead Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1800 Greenplace Ter
    Rockville, MD 20850
    (301) 279-4984

    Grades: K-5 | 558 students
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