Top 10 Best Worcester County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 6,711 students in Worcester County, MD (there are 5 private schools, serving 784 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Worcester County, MD are educated in public schools compared to the MD state average of 86%. Worcester County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
The top ranked public schools in Worcester County, MD are Ocean City Elementary School, Stephen Decatur High School and Showell Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Worcester County, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Worcester County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Maryland public schools.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Best Worcester County Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ocean City Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12828 Center Dr
Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 632-5370
Grades: PK-4
| 529 students
Rank: #22.
Stephen Decatur High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9913 Seahawk Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 641-2171
Grades: 9-12
| 1,369 students
Rank: #33.
Showell Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11318 Showell School Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 632-5350
Grades: PK-4
| 649 students
Rank: #44.
Pocomoke High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1817 Old Virginia Rd
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
(410) 632-5180
Grades: 9-12
| 349 students
Rank: #55.
Snow Hill High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
305 S Church St
Snow Hill, MD 21863
(410) 632-5270
Grades: 9-12
| 337 students
Rank: #66.
Stephen Decatur Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9815 Seahawk Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 641-2846
Grades: 7-8
| 691 students
Rank: #77.
Buckingham Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Buckingham Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 632-5300
Grades: PK-4
| 494 students
Rank: #88.
Berlin Intermediate
Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
309 Franklin Ave
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 632-5320
Grades: 5-6
| 658 students
Rank: #99.
Pocomoke Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2119 Pocomoke Beltway
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
(410) 632-5130
Grades: PK-3
| 416 students
Rank: #1010.
Pocomoke Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 8th St
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
(410) 632-5150
Grades: 4-8
| 430 students
Rank: #1111.
Snow Hill Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
515 Coulbourne Ln
Snow Hill, MD 21863
(410) 632-5210
Grades: PK-3
| 332 students
Rank: #1212.
Snow Hill Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
522 Coulbourne Ln
Snow Hill, MD 21863
(410) 632-5240
Grades: 4-8
| 407 students
Rank: #1313.
Cedar Chapel Special School
Special Education School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
510 Coulbourne Ln
Snow Hill, MD 21863
(410) 632-5230
Grades: PK-12
| 50 students
Rank: n/an/a
Worcester Technical High School
Vocational School
6290 Worcester Hwy
Newark, MD 21841
(410) 632-5050
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students

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