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2024 Best Public High Schools in the Baltimore Area

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  1. #3 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Centennial High School

    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    379 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Going to Centennial High School has generally been a great experience for me, and I feel lucky to attend a high school with such a diverse population! I praise this school for its great college prep,...Unfortunately, Centennial is in dire need of a renovation, and most students here can agree that the lack of windows throughout the building makes an average school day kind of depressing. However, as a student who enjoys participating in performing arts, I must say that Centennial High School’s arts programs are outstanding. We have some of the best arts teachers who are passionate...As far as the administration, I think they are generally very nice, but I know that there have been some concerns about their rules and ways of going about issues.Overall, Centennial is a great school..

    Read 379 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,377,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Mount Hebron High School

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    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    490 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says As a high school senior, I have been at Mount Hebron for almost 4 years now. The best part of my experiences have been the sports and school spirit. Having been a part of the soccer, basketball, and....

    Read 490 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,639,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  3. #7 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Severna Park High School

    Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    490 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have had a pretty good experience at Severna Park High School. I have had fun being able to participate in many clubs and have been able to find a nice group of people to surround myself with. Most....

    Read 490 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,854,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  4. #8 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Glenelg High School

    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    225 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Being a student at Glenelg High for 4 years, I have been exposed to the various opportunities and resources the school has to offer. The performing arts programs are incredible, winning 1st place at....

    Read 225 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,298,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  5. #9 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

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    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    675 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience with the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute is that the culture of the school is very welcoming and they will open their arms with no judgement. The academics are specifically made to get....

    Read 675 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,601,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  6. #10 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Western School of Technology & Environmental Science

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    613 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Western Tech is a great school for those interested in the magnet programs they offer! Freshman year has been great and every day is certainly memorable. Each class always brings something exciting....

    Read 613 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 937,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Century High School

    Carroll County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    395 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I honestly really enjoyed my time at Century. The majority of the teachers are amazing, there is a variety of classes you can take, and the guidance office does a great job of preparing you for....

    Read 395 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,140,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  8. #14 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Broadneck High School

    Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    530 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Broadneck High School is an overall very good school. Being a student at Broadneck High School has taught me many valuable lessons, most of which fall into the category of learning more....

    Read 530 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,203,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  9. #15 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    George W. Carver Center for Arts & Technology

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    604 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Attending George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology (GWCCAT) has been a transformative experience that I would rate highly for my college essay. The academic rigor at GWCCAT challenged....

    Read 604 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,003,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  10. #16 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Dulaney High School

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    445 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Dulaney High School provides numerous opportunities for students to build their resumes and prepare for college. There is an internship program which allows seniors to gain experience in their....

    Read 445 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,867,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  11. #17 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    South River High School

    Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    581 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Personally my experience with South River has been a little turbulent. I have liked the teachers, the friends I have made there, and the ability to have the freedom to choose what extracurricular and....

    Read 581 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,787,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  12. #19 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Harford Technical High School

    Harford County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    253 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I decided I wanted to pursue an education in something beyond the confines of the typical high school. Anyone planning on attending this school in the hopes they will be well prepared for a career in....

    Read 253 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 992,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  13. #24 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Oakland Mills High School

    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    351 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I’ve enjoyed being a student here and can’t deny that I’m sad to be leaving. I’ve had amazing teachers who have not only taught me but cared about my academic well being. I’ve made amazing friends....

    Read 351 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,336,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  14. #25 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Chesapeake Science Point Public Charter School

    Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD,

    6-12,

    52 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says In my time at Chesapeake Science Point, I discovered that my peers made a significant difference. I formed numerous friendships and learned a great deal from them. The school boasts an outstanding....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 500,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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