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2023 Best Schools in Maryland

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Holton-Arms School

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    Private School,

    BETHESDA, MD,

    3-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We have two daughters at Holton, both started in the 3rd grade and we are currently working our way through the middle school. We can not say enough good things about Holton. It is a warm loving....

    Read 134 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 665,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    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,

  3. #4 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    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,

  4. #6 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Rochambeau The French International School

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    Private School,

    BETHESDA, MD,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Rochambeau, French International school is an amazing place to spend your highschool years. Enriched by a multi-cultural student body, Rochambeau has the mix of rigorous academia and a fun social....

    Read 24 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,149,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  5. #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,

  6. #10 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    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,

  7. #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,

  8. #8 Best Public High Schools in Maryland.

    Walter Johnson High School

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    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,

  9. #12 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    The Park School of Baltimore

    Blue checkmark.

    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,

  10. #13 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Saint James School

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    Private School,

    HAGERSTOWN, MD,

    8-12,

    61 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My time at Saint James has been absolutely wonderful! I could go on forever about the great food, the fantastic friends I have made along the way, the interesting teachers I have met, the immaculate....

    Read 61 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 240,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  11. #15 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    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,

  12. #16 Best Private High Schools in Maryland.

    Garrison Forest School

    Blue checkmark.

    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,

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