Top 10 Best Maryland Vocational Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 25 vocational public schools serving 11,084 students in Maryland.
Vocational schools offer a series of courses which directly prepare individuals in paid or unpaid employment in jobs that have requirements other than a baccalaureate or advanced degree.
The top ranked vocational public schools in Maryland are Eastern Technical High School, Western School Of Technology & Env. Science and Harford Technical High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Maryland vocational public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Maryland Vocational Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eastern Technical High School
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
1100 Mace Ave
Essex, MD 21221
(410) 887-0190
Grades: 9-12
| 1,176 students
Rank: #22.
Western School Of Technology & Env. Science
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 78% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Kenwood Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 887-0840
Grades: 9-12
| 905 students
Rank: #33.
Harford Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 69% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
200 Thomas Run Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-3804
Grades: 9-12
| 1,010 students
Rank: #44.
George W. Carver Center For Arts & Technology
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
938 York Rd
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-2775
Grades: 9-12
| 912 students
Rank: #55.
Washington County Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 36% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
50 W Oak Ridge Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8050
Grades: 11-12
| 589 students
Rank: #66.
Center For Career & Technical Education
Vocational School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
14211 Mcmullen Hwy Sw
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 729-6486
Grades: 11-12
| 269 students
Rank: #77.
Mergenthaler Vocational-technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 9% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3500 Hillen Rd
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 396-6496
Grades: 9-12
| 1,641 students
Rank: #88.
Edmondson-westside High School
Vocational School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
501 N Athol Ave
Baltimore, MD 21229
(410) 396-0685
Grades: 9-12
| 923 students
Rank: #99.
Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy
Vocational School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
100 N Calhoun St
Baltimore, MD 21223
(443) 984-2831
Grades: 9-12
| 407 students
Rank: #1010.
Digital Harbor High School
Vocational School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Covington St
Baltimore, MD 21230
(443) 984-1256
Grades: 9-12
| 1,258 students
Rank: #1111.
Patterson High School
Vocational School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
100 Kane St
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 396-9276
Grades: 9-12
| 1,103 students
Rank: #1212.
Carver Vocational-technical High School
Vocational School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 Presstman St
Baltimore, MD 21216
(410) 396-0553
Grades: 9-12
| 891 students
Career And Technology Academy
Vocational School
330 Dorsey Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
(443) 550-9940
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Caroline Career & Technology Center
Vocational School
10855 Central Ave
Ridgely, MD 21660
(410) 479-0100
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Carroll County Career & Technology Center
Vocational School
1229 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 751-3669
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Cecil County School Of Technology
Vocational School
912 Appleton Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 996-6250
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Center Of Applied Technology-north
Vocational School
800 Stevenson Rd
Severn, MD 21144
(410) 969-3100
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Center Of Applied Technology-south
Vocational School
211 Central Ave E
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 956-5900
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Dorchester County Career And Technology Center
Vocational School
2465 Cambridge Beltway
Cambridge, MD 21613
(410) 228-3457
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
24005 Point Lookout Rd
Leonardtown, MD 20650
(301) 475-0242
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Frederick County Career & Technology Center
Vocational School
7922 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702
(240) 236-8500
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
J. M. Tawes Vocational Center
Vocational School
7982 Tawes Campus Road
Westover, MD 21871
(410) 651-2285
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Sollers Point/southeastern Technical High School
Vocational School
Magnet School
1901 Delvale Avenue
Dundalk, MD 21222
(410) 887-7075
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Thomas Edison High School Of Technology
Vocational School
12501 Dalewood Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20906
(240) 740-2000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Worcester Technical High School
Vocational School
6290 Worcester Hwy
Newark, MD 21841
(410) 632-5050
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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