2010 City Rankings - Maryland Middle 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 middle schools in the state. These school percentile ranks were then averaged for all middle 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.

MSA Exams Used To Determine Rankings

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
Find a City's Ranking:
Rank City Name Percentile Changed From 2009
1Clarksville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 692
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award98.30
4Marriottsville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 710
96.64 4
6Church Creek, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 177
95.47 30
8Fulton, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 654
95.03 4
10Severna Park, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,488
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award94.35 4
12Middletown, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 823
94.09 1
15Bethesda, Maryland
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,112
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award93.83 13
18Berlin, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 628
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award92.53 4
19Glenwood, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 641
92.13 10
25Sykesville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,654
92.10 10
20Mount Airy, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 603
91.87 4
23Huntingtown, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 746
91.59 2
26Lutherville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,011
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award91.59 12
27Monkton, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 966
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award90.11 15
32Ellicott City, Maryland
Middle Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,712
Two middle schools have won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award90.01 27
30Arnold, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,592
89.92 11
35Ijamsville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,902
89.31 25
3Oakland, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 616
87.66 20
33Edgewater, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,067
87.56 13
34Fallston, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 892
87.18 7
64Owings, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,423
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award86.73 57
36Smithsburg, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 651
86.20 19
39Boonsboro, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 793
85.52 14
40Poolesville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 355
84.80 5
49Olney, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,513
83.58 19
45Stevensville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 912
83.58 8
42Bel Air, Maryland
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 3,298
83.41 16
46Crofton, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,164
82.94 22
50Damascus, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 649
82.22 16
54Leonardtown, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 938
80.80 13
55Hancock, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 340
80.54 26
51Hampstead, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,356
79.96 20
58La Plata, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 839
79.60 18
13Rockville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 8 | Total Enrollment: 7,159
79.41 10
59Catonsville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 641
79.10 31
62Newburg, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 502
78.37 8
67Pylesville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,113
77.63 18
72Cockeysville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 754
74.61 14
75New Market, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 747
74.15 23
76Clear Spring, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 430
73.73 44
77Centreville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 497
73.65 31
78Accident, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 375
73.57 6
79Snow Hill, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 391
73.53 35
80Walkersville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 801
73.01 19
69Westminster, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,744
72.82 24
84Denton, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 783
72.73 19
90Taneytown, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 526
71.63 9
93Rising Sun, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 706
69.32 16
94New Windsor, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 432
68.60 61
95Westover, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 361
68.42 1
115Lusby, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,203
68.19 65
99Lonaconing, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 303
67.62 56
100Thurmont, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 716
67.38 38
103St. Michaels, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 389
67.00 11
104Helen, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 963
66.62 33
172Frederick, Maryland
Middle Schools: 6 | Total Enrollment: 3,696
66.09 124
47Gaithersburg, Maryland
Middle Schools: 5 | Total Enrollment: 3,677
65.55
128Elkridge, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,389
65.26 90
105Prince Frederick, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 531
65.24 21
227Laurel, Maryland
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 1,988
Has one middle school that won a "Blue Ribbon Schools Award"
This City Has School(s) That Have Received The Blue Ribbon Schools Award65.12 216
106Clarksburg, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,168
64.86 50
107Mount Savage, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 437
64.74 31
109Galena, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 216
64.30 39
110Brunswick, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 549
64.20 44
113Lothian, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 770
63.96 44
137Lexington Park, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,822
63.73 84
89Oxon Hill, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 809
63.62 21
116Odenton, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 899
62.78 56
91Pasadena, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,139
62.05 36
120Sudlersville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 329
59.89 20
123Reisterstown, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,327
59.09 44
141Germantown, Maryland
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 3,518
58.93 99
125Jessup, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 702
58.41 50
126Beltsville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 874
58.07 36
121Millersville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,540
57.38 57
130Williamsport, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 842
56.69 71
131Kensington, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 677
56.55 51
163Columbia, Maryland
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 2,357
55.84 106
133Pittsville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 467
55.57 51
136Mardela Springs, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 649
54.83 45
139Hurlock, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 416
54.23 56
144Burtonsville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 823
53.48 51
57Silver Spring, Maryland
Middle Schools: 10 | Total Enrollment: 7,417
51.73 18
155Pocomoke City, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 422
50.46 77
153Linthicum, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 830
50.42 79
184Bowie, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 2,194
49.11 98
209Hagerstown, Maryland
Middle Schools: 3 | Total Enrollment: 2,155
48.95 146
159North East, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 774
48.82 74
161Havre De Grace, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 584
48.40 64
164Perryville, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 570
47.94 55
169Rock Hall, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 112
47.06 58
190Indian Head, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,086
46.68 83
138Cumberland, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,278
46.22 65
168Waldorf, Maryland
Middle Schools: 4 | Total Enrollment: 3,749
46.10 79
173Federalsburg, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 372
45.90 65
174Aberdeen, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,095
45.29 76
175Easton, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 765
44.79 87
178Edgewood, Maryland
Middle Schools: 1 | Total Enrollment: 1,046
44.19 65
160Fort Meade, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,843
41.64 73
221Annapolis, Maryland
Middle Schools: 2 | Total Enrollment: 1,125
41.63 126
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