Top 10 Best Maryland Special Education Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 37 special education public schools serving 3,400 students in Maryland.
The top ranked special education public schools in Maryland are Mcps Transitions School, Washington County Job Development Center and Carroll Springs School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Maryland special education public schools have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the Maryland public school average of 19%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (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 Special Education Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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
| 0 students
Rank: #22.
Washington County Job Development Center
Special Education School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1350 Marshall St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8214
Grades: 11-12
| 37 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Carroll Springs School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
495 South Center Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3620
Grades: 2-12
| 24 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Claremont School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5301 Erdman Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21205
(410) 545-3380
Grades: 8-12
| 46 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Stephen Knolls School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10731 St. Margaret's Way
Kensington, MD 20895
(240) 740-0050
Grades: PK-12
| 56 students
Rank: #66.
Rock Terrace School
Special Education School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11400 Marcliff Rd
Rockville, MD 20852
(240) 740-4650
Grades: 6-12
| 78 students
Rank: #77.
Calvert Country School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1350 Dares Beach Rd
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
(443) 550-9910
Grades: 4-12
| 33 students
Rank: #88.
George W. F. Mcmechen High School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4411 Garrison Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 396-0980
Grades: 11-12
| 36 students
Rank: #99.
Cedar Chapel Special School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
510 Coulbourne Ln
Snow Hill, MD 21863
(410) 632-5230
Grades: PK-12
| 46 students
Rank: #10 - 1910. - 19.
Battle Monument School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7801 E Collingham Dr
Dundalk, MD 21222
(410) 887-7000
Grades: PK-12
| 57 students
Rank: #10 - 1910. - 19.
Central Special School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Stepney Ln
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 956-5885
Grades: PK-12
| 119 students
Rank: #10 - 1910. - 19.
Joseph C. Briscoe Academy
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Druid Hill Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 396-0774
Grades: 6-12
| 49 students
Rank: #10 - 1910. - 19.
Lois T. Murray Elementary/middle
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
820 E 43rd Street
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 396-7463
Grades: 1-8
| 37 students
Rank: #10 - 1910. - 19.
Longview School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
13900 Bromfield Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 601-4830
Grades: K-12
| 65 students
Rank: #10 - 1910. - 19.
Marley Glen School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Scott Ave
Glen Burnie, MD 21060
(410) 222-6940
Grades: PK-12
| 115 students
Rank: #10 - 1910. - 19.
Marshall Street School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 Marshall St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8214
Grades: PK-12
| 46 students
Rank: #10 - 1910. - 19.
Rock Creek
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
55b West Frederick Street
Walkersville, MD 21793
(240) 236-8700
Grades: PK-12
| 71 students
Rank: #10 - 1910. - 19.
Sharp-leadenhall Elementary/middle
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1919 N Broadway Street
Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 396-4325
Grades: 1-6
| 25 students
Rank: #10 - 1910. - 19.
White Oak School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8401 Leefield Rd
Parkville, MD 21234
(410) 887-5378
Grades: PK-5
| 53 students
Rank: #2020.
John Archer School
Special Education School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Thomas Run Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-3810
Grades: PK-12
| 132 students
Rank: #2121.
Ridge/ruxton School
Special Education School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6916 Charles St
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-3594
Grades: PK-12
| 106 students
Rank: #2222.
Cedar Lane Special Center
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11630 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD 20759
(410) 888-8800
Grades: PK-12
| 113 students
Rank: #23 - 3123. - 31.
C. Elizabeth Rieg Regional Center
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15542 Peach Walker Dr
Bowie, MD 20716
(301) 390-0200
Grades: K-12
| 115 students
Rank: #23 - 3123. - 31.
Carl Sandburg Center
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1002 First St
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 740-4340
Grades: K-5
| 99 students
Rank: #23 - 3123. - 31.
James E. Duckworth Regional Center
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11201 Evans Trl
Beltsville, MD 20705
(301) 572-0620
Grades: K-12
| 98 students
Rank: #23 - 3123. - 31.
John L Gildner Regional Inst For Children & Adol
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15000 Broschart Rd
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 251-6900
Grades: 5-12
| 102 students
Rank: #23 - 3123. - 31.
Maiden Choice School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4901 Shelbourne Rd
Halethorpe, MD 21227
(410) 887-1431
Grades: PK-12
| 129 students
Rank: #23 - 3123. - 31.
Margaret Brent Regional Center
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5816 Lamont Ter
Hyattsville, MD 20784
(301) 918-8780
Grades: K-8
| 58 students
Rank: #23 - 3123. - 31.
Phoenix Academy
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1411 Cedar Park Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 222-5000
Grades: 2-12
| 289 students
Rank: #23 - 3123. - 31.
Ruth Parker Eason School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
648 Old Mill Rd
Millersville, MD 21108
(410) 222-3815
Grades: PK-12
| 146 students
Rank: #23 - 3123. - 31.
William S. Baer School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2001 N Warwick Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216
(410) 396-0833
Grades: PK-12
| 143 students
Rank: n/an/a
Chapel Forge Early Childhood Center
Special Education School
12711 Milan Way
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-2740
Grades: PK
| 220 students
Rank: n/an/a
Frances Fuchs Early Childhood Center
Special Education School
11011 Cherry Hill Rd
Beltsville, MD 20705
(301) 572-0600
Grades: PK
| 204 students
Rank: n/an/a
H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center
Special Education School
8801 Ritchie Dr
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 808-8100
Grades: PK
| 197 students
Rank: n/an/a
James Ryder Randall Early Childhood Center
Special Education School
5410 Kirby Rd
Clinton, MD 20735
(301) 449-4980
Grades: PK
| 95 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked special education public schools in Maryland?
The top ranked special education public schools in Maryland include Mcps Transitions School, Washington County Job Development Center and Carroll Springs School.
How many special education public schools are located in Maryland?
37 special education public schools are located in Maryland.
What is the racial composition of students in Maryland?
Maryland special education 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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