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  1. #32 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    627 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 627 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,584,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  2. #60 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Baltimore School for the Arts

    Blue checkmark.

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says My Name is Aaron Gillis. I am currently a junior Vocalist at BSA. Baltimore school for the arts has opened so many doors for me. The minute I auditioned, I felt like a new person. I was so lucky and blessed to have had pre training at the TWIGS program at BSA and I...I would love to see BSA’s music department test out other genres. Currently our only studies are classical music. I would love to see more musical theatre, jazz, pop, etc. There are a lot of students....

    Read 129 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 438,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  3. #85 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Baltimore City College

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experiences at Baltimore City College have been phenomenal. Although my school lacks the materials, opportunities, consistency in support, and other resources students need to attain success in...Challenges such as unvalued positions and decentralized guidance from my school pushed me to fight harder to make a difference..

    Read 562 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,402,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  4. #408 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Roland Park Elementary/Middle School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-8,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says As of 2020 i will graduate 8th grade and i have very much injoyed my time here at Roland park, though the food and the curent prinicable are questionalble i think that any kid can do well here with....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,453,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  5. #412 Best Public Elementary Schools in Maryland.

    Arbutus Elementary School

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 404,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  6. Thomas Johnson Elementary School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-8,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says I'm a neighbor to the school and it always seems that there is so many great things going on at the school. I'm excited for my infant to attend this school when she is school aged..

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 548,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  7. Hampstead Hill Academy

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-8,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We are very pleased with Hampstead Hill. Our son is currently attending 1 st grade. His teachers are smart, enthusiastic, genuinely interested in the kids success and progress, seem to be very tuned....

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 840,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  8. Fullerton Elementary School

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 617,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  9. Independence School Local I High School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 3.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Class of 2019 Independence local 1 had a 100% graduation rate. Multiple students were admitted in college and are successful. The teachers care about the students well being not just their jobs and....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 140,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  10. Federal Hill Preparatory School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 361,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  11. Bard High School Early College

    Blue checkmark.

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I enrolled at Bard High school when I was going into my sophomore more year. Now as a senior at Bard, I can proudly say that my school helped me with rigorous college courses and even prepared me for....

    Read 40 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 446,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  12. Medfield Heights Elementary School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I really love this school. This school is very diverse and my child fits right in. The 2016-2017 school year is her first year there entering as a 3rd grader and she is doing really well. Her teacher....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 352,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  13. Western High School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As a sophomore, I am new but also aware of how WHS operates as far as my classmates. It is pure sisterhood, where we assist one another when help is needed. Furthermore, laugh and joke around on....

    Read 418 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 1,142,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  14. Hampden Elementary/Middle School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-8,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My son transitioned from a highly-rated charter school to Hampden for first grade, and I have to say, I’m impressed. His teacher is attentive, intuitive, and communicative. In his first two weeks,....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 510,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  15. The Mount Washington School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    K-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 587,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  16. Tunbridge Public Charter School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 471,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  17. Patterson Park Public Charter School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says School is so fun and it’s so mush to learn. Really good teachers and wonderful staff. There are people to talk to if you feel down....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 733,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  18. Lakeland Elementary/Middle School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 1 stars.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 998,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  19. Baltimore Highlands Elementary School

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 551,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  20. The Green School

    Baltimore City Public Schools, MD,

    K-5,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The Green Vale School offers an excellent education all around, from a staff who's emphasis is character building, to rigorous classes that will prepare your child for a strong high school...We have been part of the Green Vale School community for the last 14 years, with multiple children starting during Early Childhood. We are so happy with the academic education that they received and...The campus is wonderful and spacious, with plenty of newly updated facilities, such as beautiful new gym, library and modern classrooms with smart boards.There are so many great teachers at the Green Vale School, from early childhood to upper school. My children, who graduated, still talk about so many of them! The Green Vale School is not only a school that offers a strong academic curriculum but a place where your children will feel at home and will make long-life friendships..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 161,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  21. Riverview Elementary School

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 562,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  22. Dundalk Elementary School

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    PK, K-5,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Yes we in the past have been forgotten by the powers that be and old administration a "Why bother attitude " and we're very good at practicing that . We now have a new group of leaders , which are children who are actually seeing that there is a positive wind blowing . Our new....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 776,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  23. Dundalk High School

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    131 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Dundalk High school is an overall positive experience I learned quite a few things at this school, and have met many wonderful peers and teachers. This school is one of the most....

    Read 131 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 1,782,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  24. The Seed School of Maryland

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I absolutely love attending The Seed School of Maryland! It’s an amazing change the get the feel of college and being able to be on campus. There had been times where I’ve been upset but with the....

    Read 55 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 401,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  25. Lansdowne Middle School

    Baltimore County Public Schools, MD,

    6-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Students: 866,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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