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2022 Best public high schools in Maryland

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  1. #2 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Walt Whitman High School

    Montgomery County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Walt Whitman High School was relatively positive. When I look back at my high school experience I will have lots of wonderful memories thanks to the community that Whitman provided....

    Read 239 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,039,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  2. #5 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    River Hill High School

    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    340 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 340 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,470,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Walter Johnson High School

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    Montgomery County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says These four years has been fun while it lasted, but I would never want to relive the experience. The academic programs at WJ are wonderful, and there are many AP classes to choose from. The elective....

    Read 493 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,747,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  4. #10 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Centennial High School

    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, my high school experience has been very good! This has been mostly because of the amazing teachers at Centennial. They exceed the expectation set on them by relating to their students rather....

    Read 360 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,467,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  5. #11 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Urbana High School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Urbana High School is a great school with fantastic academics. The environment can feel pretty cutthroat at times, however, with many high achieving students competing against each other for the....

    Read 502 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,908,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  6. #13 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Mount Hebron High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    464 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 464 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,635,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  7. #14 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Atholton High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    451 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 451 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,472,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  8. #16 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Northwest High School

    Montgomery County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says It has excellent teachers and faculty staff! The visual arts program, the music programs, and counsellors specifically are all fantastic. The teachers are knowledgeable, helpful, and very....

    Read 604 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,598,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  9. #18 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Century High School

    Carroll County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    376 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 376 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,135,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  10. #19 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Dulaney High School

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    414 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 414 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,930,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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