Washington County Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 44 public schools serving 21,939 students in Washington County Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Washington County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Washington County Public Schools School District are Barbara Ingram School For The Arts, Fountaindale Elementary School and Clear Spring High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Washington County Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Washington County Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MD)
# Schools
44 Schools
1,423 Schools
# Students
21,939 Students
883,137 Students
# Teachers
1,465 Teachers
61,505 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Washington County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 91% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#12 out of 25 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Washington County Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington County Public Schools  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)
50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington County Public Schools  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
91%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Washington County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.58
0.73
# American Indian Students
33 Students
2,287 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
484 Students
59,676 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# Hispanic Students
2,667 Students
175,862 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
20%
# Black Students
3,163 Students
295,779 Students
% Black Students
15%
34%
# White Students
13,580 Students
304,609 Students
% White Students
62%
34%
# Hawaiian Students
20 Students
1,287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,992 Students
43,599 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
797
23,633
# Students in K Grade:
1,428
58,476
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,537
63,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,572
64,253
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,493
64,840
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,618
66,421
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,562
66,681
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,631
68,074
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,692
69,699
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,834
69,379
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,817
74,330
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,683
69,418
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,655
62,475
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,620
61,791
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,979 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,583. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,830 is less than the state median of $16,770. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MD)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$329 MM
$254 MM
This chart display total revenue of Washington County Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$325 MM
$257 MM
This chart display total spending of Washington County Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,979
$16,583
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Washington County Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,830
$16,770
This chart display average spending per public school student in Washington County Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Washington County Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Barbara Ingram School For The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7-11 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8840
Grades: 9-12
| 333 students
Rank: #22.
Fountaindale Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
901 Northern Ave
Hagerstown, MD 21742
(301) 766-8156
Grades: PK-5
| 359 students
Rank: #33.
Clear Spring High School
Magnet School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12630 Broadfording Rd
Clear Spring, MD 21722
(301) 766-8082
Grades: 9-12
| 470 students
Rank: #44.
Boonsboro Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5 Campus Ave
Boonsboro, MD 21713
(301) 766-8013
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #55.
Smithsburg High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
66 N Main St
Smithsburg, MD 21783
(301) 766-8337
Grades: 9-12
| 734 students
Rank: #66.
Boonsboro High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10 Campus Ave
Boonsboro, MD 21713
(301) 766-8022
Grades: 9-12
| 873 students
Rank: #77.
Boonsboro Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 J-h Wade Dr
Boonsboro, MD 21713
(301) 766-8038
Grades: 6-8
| 631 students
Rank: #88.
Williamsport Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 S Clifton Dr
Williamsport, MD 21795
(301) 766-8415
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #99.
Smithsburg Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
68 N Main St
Smithsburg, MD 21783
(301) 766-8353
Grades: 6-8
| 565 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 554 students
Rank: #1111.
Emma K. Doub Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1221 S Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8130
Grades: PK-5
| 350 students
Rank: #1212.
Greenbrier Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21222 San Mar Rd
Boonsboro, MD 21713
(301) 766-8170
Grades: PK-5
| 220 students
Rank: #1313.
Clear Spring Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12628 Broadfording Rd
Clear Spring, MD 21722
(301) 766-8094
Grades: 6-8
| 340 students
Rank: #1414.
Old Forge Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
21615 Old Forge Rd
Hagerstown, MD 21742
(301) 766-8273
Grades: PK-5
| 298 students
Rank: #1515.
North Hagerstown High School
Magnet School
Math: 37% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1200 Pennsylvania Ave
Hagerstown, MD 21742
(301) 766-8238
Grades: 9-12
| 1,343 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Paramount Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
19410 Longmeadow Rd
Hagerstown, MD 21742
(301) 766-8289
Grades: PK-5
| 394 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Williamsport High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5 S Clifton Dr
Williamsport, MD 21795
(301) 766-8423
Grades: 9-12
| 901 students
Rank: #1818.
Washington County Job Development Center
Special Education School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1350 Marshall St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8214
Grades: 12
| 34 students
Rank: #1919.
Fountain Rock Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
17145 Lappans Rd
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8146
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
Rank: #2020.
Smithsburg Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
67 N Main St
Smithsburg, MD 21783
(301) 766-8329
Grades: PK-5
| 320 students
Rank: #2121.
Rockland Woods Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
18201 Rockland Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8485
Grades: PK-5
| 604 students
Rank: #2222.
South Hagerstown High School
Magnet School
Math: 27% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1101 S Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8369
Grades: 9-12
| 1,381 students
Rank: #2323.
Clear Spring Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12627 Broadfording Rd
Clear Spring, MD 21722
(301) 766-8074
Grades: PK-5
| 348 students
Rank: #2424.
Hancock Middle Senior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
289 W Main St
Hancock, MD 21750
(301) 766-8186
Grades: 6-12
| 235 students
Rank: #2525.
Springfield Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 38% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
334 Sunset Ave
Williamsport, MD 21795
(301) 766-8389
Grades: 6-8
| 859 students
Rank: #2626.
E. Russell Hicks Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 35% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1321 S Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8110
Grades: 6-8
| 890 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Cascade Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14519 Pennersville Rd
Cascade, MD 21719
(301) 766-8066
Grades: PK-5
| 130 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Hancock Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
290 W Main St
Hancock, MD 21750
(301) 766-8178
Grades: PK-5
| 213 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Sharpsburg Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
17525 Shepherdstown Pike
Sharpsburg, MD 21782
(301) 766-8321
Grades: PK-5
| 308 students
Rank: #3030.
Maugansville Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
18023 Maugans Ave
Maugansville, MD 21767
(301) 766-8230
Grades: PK-5
| 684 students
Rank: #3131.
Lincolnshire Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
17545 Lincolnshire Rd
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8206
Grades: PK-5
| 466 students
Rank: #3232.
Marshall Street School
Special Education School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1350 Marshall St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8214
Grades: PK-12
| 41 students
Rank: #3333.
Potomac Heights Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 E Magnolia Ave
Hagerstown, MD 21742
(301) 766-8305
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #3434.
Jonathan Hager Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12615 Sedgwick Way
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8440
Grades: PK-5
| 372 students
Rank: #3535.
Eastern Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1320 Yale Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21742
(301) 766-8122
Grades: 3-5
| 418 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Washington County Public Schools School District
  • 10435 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, MD, 21740
  • (301) 766-2800
  • wcpsmd.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 21,939 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in MD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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