Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in Maryland (2024)

The top ranked public middle schools in Maryland are Clarksville Middle School, Folly Quarter Middle School and Mount View Middle School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public middle schools are Clarksville, Potomac and Bethesda.
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 25%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 45%.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in Maryland (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Clarksville Middle School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
6535 S Trotter Rd
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 313-7057
Rank: #22.
Folly Quarter Middle School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 62% (Top 10%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
13500 Triadelphia Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-1506
Rank: #33.
Mount View Middle School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 61% (Top 10%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
12101 Woodford Dr
Marriottsville, MD 21104
(410) 313-5545
Rank: #44.
Burleigh Manor Middle School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 61% (Top 10%)
Reading: 73% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
4200 Centennial Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-2507
Rank: #55.
Swan Meadow School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-8
6709 Garrett Highway
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-2059
Rank: #66.
Thomas W. Pyle Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 51% (Top 20%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
6311 Wilson Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-3500
Rank: #77.
Cabin John Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 51% (Top 20%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
10701 Gainsborough Road
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 406-1600
Rank: #88.
Urbana Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 46% (Top 20%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
3511 Pontius Ct
Ijamsville, MD 21754
(240) 566-9200
Rank: #99.
Robert Frost Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 45% (Top 20%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
9201 Scott Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 279-3949
Rank: #1010.
Frederick Classical Charter
Charter School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 47% (Top 20%)
Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
8445 Spires Way Suite Cc
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-1200
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Herbert Hoover Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 45% (Top 20%)
Reading: 75% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
8810 Post Oak Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 968-3740
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Stephen Decatur Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 45% (Top 20%)
Reading: 75% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
9815 Seahawk Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 641-2846
Rank: #1313.
North Bethesda Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 46% (Top 20%)
Reading: 73% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
8935 Bradmoor Dr
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-2100
Rank: #1414.
Severna Park Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 42% (Top 30%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
450 Jumpers Hole Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 647-7900
Rank: #1515.
Lime Kiln Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 46% (Top 20%)
Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
11650 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD 20759
(410) 880-5988
Rank: #1616.
Glenwood Middle School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 43% (Top 30%)
Reading: 74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
2680 Rt 97
Glenwood, MD 21738
(410) 313-5520
Rank: #1717.
Chesapeake Science Point
Charter School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 41% (Top 30%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-12
7321 Parkway Drive South
Hanover, MD 21076
(443) 757-5277
Rank: #1818.
Ellicott Mills Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 42% (Top 30%)
Reading: 70% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
4445 Montgomery Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 313-2839
Rank: #1919.
Dora Kennedy French Immersion
Magnet School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 35% (Top 30%)
Reading: 75% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
8950 Edmonston Rd
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 918-8660
Rank: #2020.
Takoma Park Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 46% (Top 20%)
Reading: 63% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
7611 Piney Branch Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(240) 740-5220
Rank: #2121.
Chesapeake Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 41% (Top 30%)
Reading: 68% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-8
20945 Great Mills Road
Lexington Park, MD 20653
(301) 863-9585
Rank: #2222.
Westland Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 40% (Top 30%)
Reading: 68% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
5511 Massachusetts Ave
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 320-6515
Rank: #2323.
Ridgely Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 39% (Top 30%)
Reading: 68% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
121 Ridgely Road
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(443) 809-7650
Rank: #2424.
Northern Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 32% (Top 50%)
Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
2954 Chaneyville Rd
Owings, MD 20736
(443) 550-9230
Rank: #2525.
John H. Poole Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 35% (Top 30%)
Reading: 69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
17014 Tom Fox Ave
Poolesville, MD 20837
(240) 740-4200
Rank: #2626.
Thomas Johnson Elementary/middle
(Math: 44% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 44% (Top 20%)
Reading: 61% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-8
100 E Heath Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 396-1575
Rank: #2727.
Matapeake Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 34% (Top 50%)
Reading: 69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
671 Romancoke Road
Stevensville, MD 21666
(410) 643-7330
Rank: #2828.
Windy Hill Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 35% (Top 30%)
Reading: 67% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
9560 Boyd's Turn Rd
Owings, MD 20736
(443) 550-9310
Rank: #2929.
Magothy River Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 32% (Top 50%)
Reading: 70% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
241 Peninsula Farm Rd
Arnold, MD 21012
(410) 544-0926
Rank: #3030.
Oakdale Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 37% (Top 30%)
Reading: 64% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
5810 Oakdale School Road
Ijamsville, MD 21754
(240) 236-5500
Rank: #3131.
Hereford Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 30% (Top 50%)
Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
712 Corbett Rd
Monkton, MD 21111
(443) 809-7902
Rank: #3232.
South Dorchester School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 30-34% (Top 50%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-8
3485 Golden Hill Road
Church Creek, MD 21622
(410) 901-6934
Rank: #3333.
Mount Airy Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 36% (Top 30%)
Reading: 62% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
102 Watersville Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(410) 751-3554
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Boonsboro Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 37% (Top 30%)
Reading: 61% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
1 J-h Wade Dr
Boonsboro, MD 21713
(301) 766-8038
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Crofton Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 30% (Top 50%)
Reading: 69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
2301 Davidsonville Rd
Gambrills, MD 21054
(410) 793-0280
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