Top 10 Best Prince George's County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 205 public schools serving 128,330 students in Prince George's County, MD (there are 96 private schools, serving 15,711 private students). 89% of all K-12 students in Prince George's County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Prince George's County, MD are Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc, Eleanor Roosevelt High School and Glenarden Woods Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Prince George's County, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 8% (versus the Maryland public school average of 19%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 36% statewide average). Schools in Prince George's County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Best Prince George's County 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: #22.
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: #3 - 43. - 4.
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: #3 - 43. - 4.
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: #55.
Career And Technical Education Evening High School
Vocational School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4200 57th Ave
Bladensburg, MD 20710
(240) 573-7354
Grades: Inquire with school
| 0 students
Rank: #66.
Bowie High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15200 Annapolis Rd
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,379 students
Rank: #77.
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
Rank: #88.
Charles Herbert Flowers High School
Magnet School
Math: 34% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10001 Ardwick-ardmore Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
(301) 636-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,457 students
Rank: #99.
Dora Kennedy French Immersion
Magnet School
Math: 25% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8950 Edmonston Rd
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 918-8660
Grades: K-8
| 658 students
Rank: #1010.
Duval High School
Magnet School
Math: 25% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9880 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
(301) 918-8600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,254 students
Rank: #1111.
High Point High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3601 Powder Mill Rd
Beltsville, MD 20705
(301) 572-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,627 students
Rank: #1212.
Parkdale High School
Magnet School
Math: 21% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6001 Good Luck Rd
Riverdale, MD 20737
(301) 513-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,460 students
Rank: #1313.
Robert Goddard Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 21% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9850 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
(301) 918-3515
Grades: PK-8
| 490 students
Rank: #1414.
Chesapeake Math And It Public Charter
Charter School
Math: 20% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14800 Sweitzer Ln
Laurel, MD 20707
(301) 350-6051
Grades: K-12
| 1,690 students
Rank: #1515.
Frederick Douglass High School
Magnet School
Math: 18% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8000 Croom Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 952-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,161 students
Rank: #1616.
University Park Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4315 Underwood St
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301) 985-1898
Grades: PK-6
| 429 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12650 Brooke Ln
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 780-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,208 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Whitehall Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3901 Woodhaven Ln
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-1000
Grades: K-5
| 595 students
Rank: #1919.
Gwynn Park High School
Magnet School
Math: 14% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13800 Brandywine Rd
Brandywine, MD 20613
(301) 372-0140
Grades: 9-12
| 1,035 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Capitol Heights Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 Suffolk Ave
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 817-0494
Grades: PK-5
| 254 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Friendly High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10000 Allentown Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
(301) 449-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 831 students
Rank: #2222.
College Park Academy
Charter School
Math: 13% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5751 Rivertech Ct
Riverdale, MD 20737
(240) 696-3206
Grades: 6-12
| 677 students
Rank: #2323.
Fairmont Heights High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6501 Columbia Park Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(301) 925-1360
Grades: 9-12
| 933 students
Rank: #2424.
Laurel High School
Magnet School
Math: 15% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8000 Cherry Ln
Laurel, MD 20707
(301) 497-2050
Grades: 9-12
| 2,016 students
Rank: #2525.
Largo High School
Magnet School
Math: 14% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
505 Largo Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
(301) 808-8880
Grades: 9-12
| 870 students
Rank: #2626.
Central High School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 Cabin Branch Rd
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 499-7080
Grades: 9-12
| 750 students
Rank: #2727.
Kenmoor Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 14% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2500 Kenmoor Dr
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(301) 925-2300
Grades: 6-8
| 951 students
Rank: #2828.
Benjamin Tasker Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 11% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4901 Collington Rd
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-2660
Grades: 6-8
| 1,057 students
Rank: #2929.
Accokeek Academy
Magnet School
Math: 12% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14400 Berry Rd
Accokeek, MD 20607
(301) 203-3200
Grades: K-8
| 1,609 students
Rank: #3030.
Northwestern High School
Magnet School
Math: 15% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7000 Adelphi Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301) 985-1820
Grades: 9-12
| 2,219 students
Rank: #3131.
Benjamin D. Foulois Academy
Magnet School
Math: 12% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4601 Beauford Rd
Suitland, MD 20746
(301) 817-0300
Grades: K-8
| 530 students
Rank: #3232.
Bladensburg High School
Magnet School
Math: 14% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4200 57th Ave
Bladensburg, MD 20710
(301) 887-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,965 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Baden Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13601 Baden-westwood Rd
Brandywine, MD 20613
(301) 888-1188
Grades: PK-6
| 207 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Phyllis E. Williams Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9601 Prince Pl
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
(301) 499-3373
Grades: K-5
| 376 students
Rank: #3535.
Samuel Ogle Middle School
Math: 9% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4111 Chelmont Ln
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-2641
Grades: 6-8
| 749 students
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Prince George's County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3500 Regency Pky
District Heights, MD 20747
(301) 817-0310
Grades: 7-8
| 641 students
4601 Beauford Rd
Suitland, MD 20746
(301) 817-0300
Grades: K-6
| 249 students
6201 Surrey Square Ln
District Heights, MD 20747
(301) 817-0314
Grades: PK-6
| 278 students
4200 57th Ave
Bladensburg, MD 20710
(301) 887-6700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
6151 Chevy Chase Dr
Laurel, MD 20707
(240) 573-7240
Grades: K-5
| 551 students
6901 Temple Hill Rd
Temple Hills, MD 20748
(301) 449-4994
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
2001 Shadyside Ave
Suitland, MD 20746
(301) 817-3100
Grades: 6-8
| 17 students
7001 Beltz Drive
District Heights, MD 20747
(301) 817-0400
Grades: 9-12
| 685 students
2000 Callaway St
Temple Hills, MD 20748
(301) 702-3950
Grades: 6-8
| 553 students
8333 Woodyard Rd
Clinton, MD 20735
(301) 599-2530
Grades: K
| 52 students
14600 Berry Rd
Accokeek, MD 20607
(301) 203-1140
Grades: K-5
| 546 students
13400 Dille Dr
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 430-5828
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
2720 Iverson St
Temple Hills, MD 20748
(301) 702-3810
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1400 Nalley Ter
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(301) 925-1955
Grades: PK-6
| 227 students
4400 Shell St
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 817-0460
Grades: PK-6
| 275 students
3211 82nd Ave
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(301) 925-1970
Grades: PK-5
| 223 students
6181 Central Ave
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 808-4034
Grades: PK
| 294 students
7910 Scott Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(301) 925-2320
Grades: PK-6
| 296 students
4815 Dalton Street
Camp Springs, MD 20478
(301) 552-0164
Grades: 1-8
| 287 students
4815 Dalton St
Temple Hills, MD 20748
(301) 702-3820
Grades: PK-6
| 298 students
7000 Adelphi Road
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301) 985-1460
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
929 Hill Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(301) 808-8870
Grades: PK-6
| 404 students
1616 Owens Rd
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
(301) 702-3860
Grades: PK-6
| 182 students
601 Largo Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
(301) 621-6015
Grades: 6-8
| 419 students
Rica-southern Md (Closed 2010)
Special Education School
9400 Surratts Rd
Cheltenham, MD 20623
(301) 372-1840
Grades: n/a
| 87 students
6311 Randolph Rd
Suitland, MD 20746
(301) 817-0535
Grades: PK-6
| 206 students
8333 Woodyard Rd
Clinton, MD 20735
(301) 599-2530
Grades: K-8
| 31 students
2001 Addison Rd
District Heights, MD 20747
(301) 499-7050
Grades: PK-6
| 234 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Prince George's County, MD?
The top ranked public schools in Prince George's County, MD include Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc, Eleanor Roosevelt High School and Glenarden Woods Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Prince George's County, MD?
205 public schools are located in Prince George's County, MD.
What percentage of students in Prince George's County, MD go to public school?
89% of all K-12 students in Prince George's County, MD are educated in public schools (compared to the MD state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Prince George's County, MD?
Prince George's County, MD public schools minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland public schools average of 66% (majority Black).

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