5 Top Ranked Schools of Maryland By County

The Best Schools in Maryland Provided by School Digger*

Are you looking for a home near good schools? Many families list this as a top priority, while they search for the perfect home for their family. While Maryland does offer many great schools throughout the state, it's good to know your options so you can find the best school for your child(ren).

(*Disclaimer: School ratings are not the opinion of the realtor, they're sourced from School Digger)

That's why we decided to make your search easier by doing some research for you.

Below you'll find the top 5 five elementary, middle and high school each for Montgomery, Howard, Frederick and Carroll counties. This data was provided by SchoolDigger and based on the 2015-2016 test scores. 

Clicking on each link below will take you to the next page where you will see homes within the same zip code as the school you clicked on.** 

Montgomery County 

5 Top Ranked Elementary Schools of Montgomery County

Cold Spring Elementary

Carderock Springs Elementary

Bannockburn Elementary

Stone Mill Elementary

Travilah Elementary

5 Top Ranked Middle Schools of Montgomery County 

Thomas W. Pyle Middle School

Herbert Hoover Middle

Cabin John Middle School

Robert Frost Middle School

North Bethesda Middle

5 Top Ranked High Schools of Montgomery County

Thomas S. Wootton High

Walter Johnson High

Sherwood High

Quince Orchard

Damascus High 

Howard County

5 Top Ranked Elementary Schools of Howard County

Clarksville Elementary

Centennial Lane Elementary

Triadelphia Ridge Elementary

West Friend Elementary

Waverly Elementary 

5 Top Ranked Middle Schools of Howard County 

Clarksville Middle

Folly Quarter Middle

Mount View Middle

Lime Kiln Middle

Dunloggin Middle

5 Top Ranked High Schools of Howard County

River Hill High

Glenelg High

Marriotts Ridge High

Centennial High

Mount Hebron High 

Frederick County

5 Top Ranked Elementary Schools of Frederick County

Centerville Elementary

New Market Elementary

Kemptown Elementary

Myersville Elementary

Oakdale Elementary

5 Top Ranked Middle Schools of Frederick County

Monocacy Valley Montessori School***

Urbana Middle

Oakdale Middle

Middletown Middle

Windsor Middle 

Top 5 High Schools of Frederick County

Oakdale High

Urbana High

Middletown High

Walkersville High

Catoctin High

Carroll County

Top 5 Elementary Schools of Carroll County

Hampstead Elementary

Linton Springs Elementary

Piney Ridge Elementary

Freedom District Elementary

Mount Airy Elementary

5 Top Ranked Middle Schools of Carroll County 

Oklahoma Road Middle

Mount Airy Middle

Sykesville Middle

Shiloh Middle

Westminster West Middle

5 Top Ranked High Schools of Carroll County

Century High

Liberty High

South Caroll High

Westminster High

North Carroll High


**School service boundaries are intended for reference purpose only. To very enrollment eligibility for any properties, contact the school directly.

***Monocacy Valley Montessori School is a lottery based Charter school within the 21701 zip code.