Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in Maryland (2024)

Public high schools in Maryland achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 55% (2024).
The public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public high school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Maryland is Eastern Technical High School with 96%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 73% 96% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 81%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in Maryland (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Eastern Technical High School
Vocational School
Magnet School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 96%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 96%
Grades: 9-12
1100 Mace Ave
Essex, MD 21221
(443) 809-0190
Rank: #22.
Walt Whitman High School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: 9-12
7100 Whittier Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-4800
Rank: #33.
Thomas S. Wootton High School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 9-12
2100 Wootton Pkwy
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 740-1500
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Centennial High School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: 9-12
4300 Centennial Ln
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-2856
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Western School Of Technology
Vocational School
Magnet School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: 9-12
100 Kenwood Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
(443) 809-0840
Rank: #66.
Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc
Magnet School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
301 Largo Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
(301) 546-7247
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
River Hill High School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 9-12
12101 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 313-7120
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Winston Churchill High School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 9-12
11300 Gainsborough Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 740-5400
Rank: #99.
Bethesda-chevy Chase High School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 9-12
4301 East-west Hwy
Bethesda, MD 20814
(240) 740-0400
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Mount Hebron High School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 9-12
9440 Old Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-2880
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Poolesville High School
Magnet School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 9-12
17501 W Willard Rd
Poolesville, MD 20837
(240) 740-2400
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Barbara Ingram School For The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 9-12
7-11 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-8840
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
George W. Carver Center For Arts & Technology
Vocational School
Magnet School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 9-12
938 York Rd
Towson, MD 21204
(443) 809-2775
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
(Math: 58% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 81%
Grades: 9-12
1400 W Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21209
(410) 396-7026
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Urbana High School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 81%
Grades: 9-12
3471 Campus Dr
Ijamsville, MD 21754
(240) 236-7600
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Baltimore City College
(Math: 24% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: 9-12
3220 The Alameda
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 396-6557
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Marriotts Ridge High School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: 9-12
12100 Woodford Dr
Marriottsville, MD 21104
(410) 313-5568
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Walter Johnson High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: 9-12
6400 Rock Spring Dr
Bethesda, MD 20814
(240) 740-6900
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Howard High School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: 9-12
8700 Old Annapolis Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 313-2867
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Towson High School
Magnet School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: 9-12
69 Cedar Ave
Towson, MD 21286
(443) 809-3608
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Western High School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: 9-12
4600 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21209
(410) 396-7040
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Broadneck High School
Magnet School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 78%
Grades: 9-12
1265 Green Holly Dr
Annapolis, MD 21409
(410) 757-1300
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Chesapeake Science Point
Charter School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 78%
Grades: 6-12
7321 Parkway Drive South
Hanover, MD 21076
(443) 757-5277
Rank: #2424.
Northern High School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 77%
Grades: 9-12
2950 Chaneyville Rd
Owings, MD 20736
(443) 550-8950
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Magnet School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 76%
Grades: 9-12
7601 Hanover Pkwy
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 513-5400
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Middletown High School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 76%
Grades: 9-12
200 Schoolhouse Dr
Middletown, MD 21769
(240) 236-7400
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Oakdale High School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 76%
Grades: 9-12
5850 Eaglehead Drive
Ijamsville, MD 21754
(240) 566-9400
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Severna Park High School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 76%
Grades: 9-12
60 Robinson Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 544-0900
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Harford Technical High School
Vocational School
Magnet School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 75%
Grades: 9-12
200 Thomas Run Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-3804
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Hereford High School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75%
Grades: 9-12
17301 York Rd
Parkton, MD 21120
(443) 809-1905
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
C. Milton Wright High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 74%
Grades: 9-12
1301 N Fountain Green Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
(410) 638-4110
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Clarksburg High School
Magnet School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 74%
Grades: 9-12
22500 Wims Rd
Clarksburg, MD 20871
(240) 740-6000
Rank: #33 - 3633. - 36.
Damascus High School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 73%
Grades: 9-12
25921 Ridge Rd
Damascus, MD 20872
(240) 207-2400
Rank: #33 - 3633. - 36.
Glenelg High School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 73%
Grades: 9-12
14025 Burnt Woods Rd
Glenelg, MD 21737
(410) 313-5528
Rank: #33 - 3633. - 36.
Northwest High School
Magnet School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 73%
Grades: 9-12
13501 Richter Farm Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 601-4660
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Maryland average public high schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The Maryland average public high schools reading/language arts proficiency is 55%% for 2024.
What are the public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Maryland?
The best top ranked public high schools in Maryland include Eastern Technical High School, Walt Whitman High School and Thomas S. Wootton High School.

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