2010 City Rankings - Maryland High Schools

The city rankings were calculated by taking the standardized tests used by Maryland to determine the proficiency level across varying grades and subjects for high schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all high schools in each city and ordered from highest to lowest. The tests and subjects used to determine the percentile ranks can be found below. Learn more about how rankings are determined.

HSA Exams Used To Determine Rankings

  • Algebra
  • Biology
  • English 2
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
1Clarksville, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,452
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award98.01 1
4Severna Park, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,923
95.57 6
6Towson, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,382
94.53 18
5Poolesville, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,150
94.17 14
7Huntingtown, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,656
93.80 7
9Potomac, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,087
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award92.47 5
10Middletown, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,331
92.39 10
12Parkton, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,387
91.58 1
13Glenelg, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,188
91.28 4
14Owings, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,611
90.55 2
17Marriottsville, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,276
90.03 12
19Timonium, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,878
88.55 2
20Edgewater, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,043
88.18 4
21Smithsburg, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 791
88.18 15
22Hampstead, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,029
86.63 7
16Sykesville, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,305
84.71 3
11Ellicott City, Maryland
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 4,566
84.54 8
26Clear Spring, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 502
83.01 6
23Bethesda, Maryland
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 5,831
82.74 16
29Lusby, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,251
82.50 1
25Westminster, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,912
81.65
35Prince Frederick, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,204
81.54 14
36Gambrills, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,910
81.09 8
37Boonsboro, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 922
80.58 3
41Ijamsville, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,644
80.29 14
38Fallston, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,209
79.39 4
33Bel Air, Maryland
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,971
77.99 7
42Accident, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 537
77.62 10
44Harwood, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,141
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award77.33 26
47Chesapeake City, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 736
75.78 16
53Eldersburg, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,282
72.75 31
55Stevensville, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,251
72.53 17
75Rockville, Maryland
High Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 7,594
71.81 69
56Brunswick, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 829
71.64 3
57Union Bridge, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,149
71.42 1
68Columbia, Maryland
High Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 6,519
71.34 60
58Fulton, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,555
70.83 21
59Pylesville, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,393
70.68 16
72Hagerstown, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,494
68.84 18
97North East, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,303
67.95 74
63Leonardtown, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,941
67.87 24
66Hancock, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 340
66.76 51
64Damascus, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,412
66.10 43
65Snow Hill, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 355
66.10 18
67La Plata, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,388
65.95 2
71Millersville, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,391
65.66 10
69Sandy Spring, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,094
65.51 28
117Annapolis, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,815
64.63 82
74Williamsport, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 899
64.62 19
73Reisterstown, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,546
64.48 2
77Morganza, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,588
63.00 32
78Kensington, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,550
62.85 5
60Frederick, Maryland
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 4,838
62.18 18
79Frostburg, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 968
61.67 31
81Walkersville, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,261
61.37 30
83Perryville, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 892
61.00 26
85Pasadena, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,185
60.45 52
87Greenbelt, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,696
59.31 27
70Germantown, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,388
58.20 17
88Oakland, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 879
58.05 26
89Great Mills, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,760
57.24 19
95Waldorf, Maryland
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 5,181
56.82 49
91Elkton, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,122
56.20 22
93Berlin, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,433
56.06 25
96St. Michaels, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 389
54.43 25
98Ridgely, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,119
53.18 34
103Easton, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,184
50.81 23
104Centreville, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,211
50.52 38
106Princess Anne, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 602
50.37 10
107Havre De Grace, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 775
50.15 40
109Cumberland, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,805
49.78 37
99Gaithersburg, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,824
49.56 55
105Glen Burnie, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 3,951
49.37 29
90Silver Spring, Maryland
High Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 10,526
49.36 40
110Fort Meade, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,242
49.04 24
111Clarksburg, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,711
48.38 38
113Sparrows Point, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 791
47.71 50
116Thurmont, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 959
46.82 58
120Joppa, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 952
44.53 46
122Pocomoke City, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 373
43.21 28
123Springdale, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,614
43.13 41
124Burtonsville, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,849
42.69 40
130Owings Mills, Maryland
High Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,962
39.40 52
134Federalsburg, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 541
37.30 46
136Hurlock, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 509
36.93 57
137Pomfret, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,294
36.71 56
138Cambridge, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 871
36.41 48
139Edgewood, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,194
36.26 54
140Montgomery Village, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,537
35.89 53
169Baltimore, Maryland
High Schools: 36 | Total Enrollment: 33,878
Has one high school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award34.55 168
142Bowie, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 3,007
33.75 49
149Salisbury, Maryland
High Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,687
32.74 58
144Mardela Springs, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 649
32.50 49
146Worton, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 668
31.54 69
147Hyattsville, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 2,527
31.39 55
148Aberdeen, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,464
31.09 59
150Randallstown, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,194
29.39 43
151Laurel, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,855
27.40 50
152Indian Head, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,341
26.74 55
156Brandywine, Maryland
High Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,138
24.89 57
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