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The top ranked public schools in Maryland state are listed below (2021).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Maryland is 41%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 41%.
The top ranked public schools in Maryland are Cold Spring Elementary School, Shipley's Choice Elementary School and Carroll Manor Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Fallston, Potomac and Clarksville.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in Maryland (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Cold Spring Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 1%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-59201 Falls Chapel Way
    PotomacMD 20854
    (301) 279-8480

  • Rank: #22.Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5310 Governor Stone Pky
    MillersvilleMD 21108
    (410) 222-3851

  • Rank: #33.Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-54434 Carroll Manor Rd
    BaldwinMD 21013
    (410) 887-5947

  • Rank: #44.Math: 86% (Top 10%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 86% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-56520 Dalroy Ln
    BethesdaMD 20817
    (240) 740-1270

  • Rank: #55.Math: 84% (Top 10%) Reading: 84% (Top 1%)Math: 84% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-512041 Clarksville Pike
    ClarksvilleMD 21029
    (410) 313-7050

  • Rank: #66.Math: 83% (Top 10%) Reading: 83% (Top 1%)Math: 83% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-86535 S Trotter Rd
    ClarksvilleMD 21029
    (410) 313-7057

  • Rank: #77.Math: 82% (Top 10%) Reading: 83% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-513801 Dufief Mill Rd
    GaithersburgMD 20878
    (301) 840-7153

  • Rank: #88.Math: 83% (Top 10%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 83% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-59500 Seven Locks Road
    BethesdaMD 20817
    (240) 740-0940

  • Rank: #99.Math: 81% (Top 10%) Reading: 83% (Top 1%)Math: 81% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-57401 Persimmon Tree Lane
    BethesdaMD 20817
    (240) 740-0540

  • Rank: #1010.Math: 82% (Top 10%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-510011 Glen Rd
    PotomacMD 20854
    (301) 279-8484

  • Rank: #1111.Math: 80% (Top 10%) Reading: 86% (Top 1%)Math: 80% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5365 Lynwood Dr
    Severna ParkMD 21146
    (410) 222-6555

  • Rank: #1212.Math: 81% (Top 10%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-53601 Carriage Hill Dr
    FrederickMD 21704
    (240) 566-0100

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.Math: 81% (Top 10%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-53825 Centennial Ln
    Ellicott CityMD 21042
    (410) 313-2800

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.Math: 81% (Top 10%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5200 Rickswood Rd
    Lutherville TimoniumMD 21093
    (410) 887-7663

  • Rank: #1515.Math: 82% (Top 10%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-813500 Triadelphia Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21042
    (410) 313-1506

  • Rank: #1616.Math: 79% (Top 10%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-514323 Stonebridge View Dr
    GaithersburgMD 20878
    (301) 279-4975

  • Rank: #1717.Math: 77% (Top 10%) Reading: 82% (Top 1%)Math: 77% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-56916 North Charles Street
    TowsonMD 21204
    (410) 887-3893

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.Math: 79% (Top 10%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-88810 Post Oak Rd
    PotomacMD 20854
    (301) 469-1010

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.Math: 79% (Top 10%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-510311 River Rd
    PotomacMD 20854
    (301) 469-1042

  • Rank: #2020.Math: 75-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-53310 Woodvalley Dr
    PikesvilleMD 21208
    (410) 887-1203

  • Rank: #2121.Math: 79% (Top 10%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-86311 Wilson Lane
    BethesdaMD 20817
    (301) 320-6540

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.Math: 78% (Top 10%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5175 Arundel Beach Road
    Severna ParkMD 21146
    (410) 222-6560

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.Math: 76% (Top 20%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 76% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-510220 Wetherburn Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21042
    (410) 313-2819

  • Rank: #2424.
    Glenarden Woods Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 73% (Top 20%) Reading: 82% (Top 1%)Math: 73% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 2-57801 Glenarden Parkway
    LanhamMD 20706
    (301) 925-1300

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.Math: 75% (Top 20%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 75% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-84200 Centennial Lane
    Ellicott CityMD 21042
    (410) 313-2507

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.Math: 75% (Top 20%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 75% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-53400 Hillendale Heights Rd
    PhoenixMD 21131
    (410) 887-7880

  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.Math: 77% (Top 10%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 77% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-58701 Hartsdale Ave
    BethesdaMD 20817
    (240) 204-5210

  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.Math: 78% (Top 10%) Reading: 74% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-56600 South Trotter Rd
    ClarksvilleMD 21029
    (410) 313-7142

  • Rank: #2929.Math: 78% (Top 10%) Reading: 72% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51711 Landrake Rd
    TowsonMD 21204
    (410) 887-3568

  • Rank: #3030.Math: 70-74% (Top 20%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)Math: 70-74% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-56 Riggs Ave
    Severna ParkMD 21146
    (410) 222-6577

  • Rank: #3131.Math: 75-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-53737 Shiloh Road
    HampsteadMD 21074
    (410) 751-3420

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Heather Hills Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 72% (Top 20%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 72% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 2-512605 Heming Ln
    BowieMD 20716
    (301) 805-2730

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.Math: 74% (Top 20%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 74% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-55811 Warwick Pl
    Chevy ChaseMD 20815
    (240) 740-1100

  • Rank: #34-3834.- 38.Math: 73% (Top 20%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-54981 Ilchester Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21043
    (410) 313-2524

  • Rank: #34-3834.- 38.Math: 75% (Top 20%) Reading: 74% (Top 5%)Math: 75% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-412828 Center Dr
    Ocean CityMD 21842
    (410) 632-5370

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