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2023 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,

    241 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 241 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,991,

    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,

    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,

  3. #8 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Walter Johnson High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Montgomery County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    504 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 504 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,820,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  4. #10 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    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,

  5. #12 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Urbana High School

    Frederick County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    506 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 506 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

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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,

  7. #15 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    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,

  8. #16 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Northwest High School

    Montgomery County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    612 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 612 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,598,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  9. #19 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    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,

  10. #22 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    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,

  11. #23 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Sherwood High School

    Montgomery County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Sherwood High School has been, overall, very good. I have met some incredible people, I have had wonderful teachers, and I feel like I have learned a lot in all of my classes.....

    Read 351 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,912,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  12. #24 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    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,

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