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2023 Best Public High Schools in the Baltimore Area

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  1. #2 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    River Hill High School

    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I love this school. The students are surprisingly accepting of people: I have only ever encountered a few rude students. The academics are great, the afterschool activities are great... the only...I'm a part of the theatre department, and it is without doubt one of my favorite things about the school. Family friends who have come to see our shows say that they forgot that they were watching a...Similar praise goes to our band program. We have been asked to perform throughout Europe and the US, but we prefer to only travel once a year.The athletics are a huge part of the culture. All of the athletes are so talented. Fair warning, though: If you're looking for a good cheerleading school, cross River Hill off of the list..

    Read 345 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,470,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Centennial High School

    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Centennial is a small school that houses many students. The school is located in an extremely diverse county here in Maryland, and the diversity is shown through the schools many cultures. This....

    Read 363 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,467,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Mount Hebron High School

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    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Going into my last year at Mount Hebron High School, the past three years have taught and shown me a lot. I’ve experienced new things, met lot of new people, friends and teachers, and I’ve learned to....

    Read 468 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,635,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  4. #6 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Atholton High School

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    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Atholton is a great school. It is diverse and one can gain a lot of experiences from it. Although we have faced recent redistricting accommodations, it has lead our community to grow closer.....

    Read 457 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,472,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  5. #8 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Dulaney High School

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says From academics to athletics, Dulaney is well-versed. We have a large variety of both; upwards of 50 different courses and 20 different sports. The classes connect you with students from all four....

    Read 419 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,930,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  6. #11 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Century High School

    Carroll County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I enjoyed Century High School because it was a very welcoming environment the minute I stepped into the building. Coming from middle school to high school changed my perspective drastically. It was....

    Read 380 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,135,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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

    Reservoir High School

    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I’m a sophomore at Reservoir, and I really like it here. Reservoir offers a wide variety of classes with various levels of rigor, so everyone should able to find classes at their level. There are so....

    Read 383 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,788,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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

    George W. Carver Center for Arts & Technology

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says If you want a safe and encouraging space to explore and immerse yourself in your interests, then G.W. Carver Center for Arts & Technology is for you. With 11 primes/magnets, there is something for....

    Read 581 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 997,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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

    Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

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    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I love the staff and the school environment! The school is very diverse and gives you many different opportunities. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute is very rigorous and diverse to all students....

    Read 636 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,619,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  10. #19 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Broadneck High School

    Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My four years at Broadneck Senior High School was quite the experience. My freshman year was the year 2018. I went to Broadneck high school because I joined the PVA (performing and visual arts....

    Read 503 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,233,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  11. #20 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    C. Milton Wright High School

    Harford County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I came to C. milton wright my sophomore year. Coming to school not being with the same people I’ve been with all of my Elementary and middle school years I thought would be hard. But I ended up....

    Read 249 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,330,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  12. #22 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Patterson Mill High School

    Harford County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Patterson Mill High School is an excellent school; Teachers are helpful, informative, friendly; Student population is small enough to know many people and to feel comfortable and happy in the...and several music concerts. The academic areas of science and technologyare also superb, highlighting a stem program for those interested in the sciences. Parent involvement is excellent and encouraging. Five stars as a rating for the best High School in Harford County,....

    Read 179 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 836,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  13. #23 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    South River High School

    Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I had a wonderful experience at South River High School, I enjoyed being part of the community through various clubs and community service projects. My teachers inspired me to strive for greatness....

    Read 556 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,916,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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