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2023 Best Schools in the Baltimore Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    The Bryn Mawr School

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    Private School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We chose Bryn Mawr to start our daughter’s educational journey, and having almost completed her kindergarten year, I can say with wholehearted enthusiasm that BMS is a special place. Girls can be girls. They can love unicorns and also build robots. Our daughter last week tromped in waders through the stream on campus with and found a salamander! She has told us about the values...There is an almost summer camp-like set of traditions and annual events that make the school feel cozy.The teachers bring learning to life through fun dances, songs and hysterical characters/skits!The 5th graders help younger students get out of their cars at drop-off with a cheerful “good morning” and “have a great day” and a thumbs up!The after-school dance program is fantastic and the seasonal music recitals are precious!.

    Read 289 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 700,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Gilman School

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    Private School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Over the course of my 7 years at Gilman, I have fallen in love with the community I became apart of. Like any school, Gilman certainly has its flaws, but I would say the pros outnumber the cons 100....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,023,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Private High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    St. Timothy's School

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    Private School,

    STEVENSON, MD,

    9-12,

    98 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says My exchange year experience in St. Timothy’s school was excellent. I’m from Spain and I spent my sophomore year as a boarder. I had never spent a year away from home and I was terrified at first but....

    Read 98 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 198,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #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,

  5. #6 Best Private High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    The Park School of Baltimore

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    Private School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended Park School for 13 years (Kindergarten-12th Grade) and I couldn’t have wished for a better experience. I received a phenomenal education which prepared me well for college and taught me....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 848,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  6. #7 Best Private High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Friends School of Baltimore

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    Private School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

    99 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son starts in First grade this year after an incredibly successful Kindergarten experience during the pandemic last year. As a parent who personally visited and evaluated 11 private schools in....

    Read 99 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 813,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  7. #8 Best Private High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Garrison Forest School

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    Private School,

    OWINGS MILLS, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our daughter started at Garrison Forest in 5th grade (switched from a Baltimore County Public School) and we wish we moved her sooner! She is currently in 6th grade and has blossomed into a wonderful....

    Read 110 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 513,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  8. #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,

  9. #9 Best Private High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Glenelg Country School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ELLICOTT CITY, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter has been going to GCS for 7 years ago and is moving on to the Middle School next year. She is thriving academically and socially. The academics are challenging, but not overwhelming. She has become an exceptional writer and has fallen in love with STEM and the fine arts. Outside of the classroom, there is a positive sense of camaraderie among the students, faculty and parents. What stands out to me most is her relationship with her teachers. The teachers go above and beyond to mentor their students and instill a genuine love of learning. GCS continues to exceed our expectations in every way. GCS checked every box for us..

    Read 67 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 761,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  10. #10 Best Private High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Severn School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SEVERNA PARK, MD,

    PK, K-12,

    109 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Severn school is a community of educators, staff, students and families who care about one another and want to see the young adults at this school excel. I’m a parent of a daughter heading to her....

    Read 109 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 892,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  11. #11 Best Private High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Roland Park Country School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter has been at RPCS since Kindergarten and is now in high school. We couldn't love the school more! From my very first kindergarten parent-teacher conference, I was amazed at how well her....

    Read 184 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 531,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  12. #4 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Mount Hebron High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    467 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 467 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,635,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  13. #14 Best Private High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Beth Tfiloh is a private Jewish day school offering strong academics, a wide variety of extra curricular activities, and a very strong social support network. The school embodies community while....

    Read 92 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 842,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  14. #6 Best Public High Schools in Baltimore Area.

    Atholton High School

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    Howard County Public Schools, MD,

    9-12,

    456 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 456 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,472,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  15. #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,

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